This pocket sized reference book in a white coat is often as ubiquitous as the stethoscope around the neck of a medical student and other trainees. However with more and more reference books making the transition to electronic format – is the death of the pocket sized textbook nearly amongst us? McGraw-Hill have teamed up […]
Implications of mobile devices for medical liability, and how it will affect healthcare providers
Mark my words – the day is not far off when physicians will be prescribing patients Smartphone apps and wearable sensor devices just as routinely as they prescribe pharmaceuticals, physical therapy and other treatment options today.
McGraw-Hill Delivers the Popular and Widely-Used Case Files series to the iPhone & iPad.
Sanofi-Aventis challenges developers to create apps that improve diabetes management, whether by helping patients or providers. And the developers have answered.
An app that helps clinicians master normal cardiac anatomy. While lacking in key areas, its pricing does make it an app worth considering.
While there are very few things in life that are free, the developers of the popular Epocrates line of apps beg to differ. For the first two weeks of August, Epocrates Essentials will be available to download FREE to all medical students who attend an accredited school. This is quite a good deal, as the […]
In the medical community — Android verse iPhone is a heated topic — the only way to find out is to truly try out both platforms for extended periods of time.
It’s hard to believe that it was less than a year ago when anatomy apps were little more than drawings and textbooks digitized for use on mobile devices. In fact, in my previous review of Heart Illustrated I was lamenting the fact that anatomy apps of the day didn’t really take advantage of the touchscreen […]
WiMM Labs develops Android-based wearable computers complete with micro apps — potential for mHealth capabilities.
Pediatrics is a field that presents many unique challenges to the clinician. Not only are the patients often unable to verbalize their own complaints, the clinician must astutely deflect the parents’ concerns while dealing with the issues at hand. Whether on the peds floor or in the clinic, it is not hard to find Fuch’s […]
Wireless body area networks represent the promise and future of mHealth.