Today, the FDA finally released a detailed draft guidance of how it intends to regulate this rapidly exploding sector of mobile medical devices and software.
ECG Notes is a quick-lookup reference for ECG interpretation and management. This pocket guide is very detailed, but isn’t for everyone.
The arrhythmias app provides a concise review of key cardiac rhythm strips, but might be too abridged for residents and physicians.
Ginger.io is a spin-off from the MIT Media Lab, touting an app capable of determining a patient’s health risks by analyzing the subtle variations in the ways and places they use their smartphone. Founded by Anmol Madan, PhD and Ryan Toole, recent MIT Media Lab graduates, along with recent MIT Sloan (MBA) and Harvard Medical […]
Zephyr Technologies has struck a deal with AT&T to embed AT&T’s 3G/4G technology inside its BioHarness™ wearable biosensor technology. This deal has major implications for the future of the company’s mobile apps, and gives the company a jump-start on its competitors. Zephyr’s stated mission is to “Measure Life” and they license their products to academic […]
Augmented reality allows orthopaedic surgeons to make quick pre-op assessments using iPhone
Physician billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong furthers his foray into the mobile sector with a new deal that is huge for the advancement of body area network devices.
Apple is now allowing companies and organizations to easily distribute and buy medical apps in bulk
Looking back on my medical internship, there are a few things I can point to as critical to my survival – a limitless supply of coffee, 24-hour availability of cheese fries, chewable antacids, and UpToDate. Whether I needed to know how to manage a patient with a pulmonary embolism or was trying to figure out […]
Easy ECG teaches users how to interpret ECG’s using a unique approach – however, deficits in key areas ultimately limit its utility.
A review of the iPhone/iPad Current Essentials of Medicine app, based on the handbook that distills information into one-page-per-disease. While the app is well done, it is clear that a great handbook doesn’t necessarily make a great app.
How do you implement the iPad in the hospital setting for patient care and properly distribute it to a large group of physicians — all at once? The University of Chicago’s Internal Medicine residency program tried this last year, and came up with a great blueprint for others to see. Chicago’s Medicine residency garnered national […]