HHS proposed new rules mandate that patients have the right to gain access to test results and reports directly from labs in a HIPPA compliant manner.
Patrick Soon-Shiong’s foray into mHealh has largely been met with glowing praise and very little critical review, which is crazy because he is a 60 year-old man trying to take on the millennial generation on their own turf.
The Surgical Intern Survival Guide attempts to ease the learning curve for surgical interns, a goal it does accomplish despite some unfortunate flaws.
Verizon showed a cloud-based, HD, multi-party video conferencing tool that can be used on smartphones and it comes with a new app called FuzeMeeting.
Two contests announced by ONC to make health IT apps to ease patients’ care transitions and facilitate the reporting of medical device-related adverse events
Part of the popular First Aid series, this app is a great resource for medical students preparing for Step 1. However, certain deficits mean it is not for everyone.
SurgiChart is a secure, private, HIPAA-compliant web based surgical case log app, developed by surgeons, that allows them to post, plan, and share their cases.
An interview with Matt Ockendon, orthopaedic surgeon, app developer whose medical apps highlight how medical mobile technology can be successfully integrated into modern healthcare workflows.
3 groups launched an initiative to evaluate the use of mobile devices to deliver Diabetes Self-Management Training to underserved minority community in Dallas, Texas.
Review of the Pocket Guide to Hematologic Cancer Chemotherapy Protocols by Edward Chu, MD. A great app for oncologists and others that work in oncology.
This version of USMLE Step 2 Secrets is clearly a significant advancement over the second edition available from Skyscape. Whilst it is a useful resource for revision, the high cost means that it is probably too expensive for most of its intended audience.
The iExaminer is a simple iPhone 4 attachment for the Welch Allyn PanOptic ophthalmoscope that lets you do fundus exams and share videos and images.