Hospital IT cite Doctors using iPad for work as their biggest headache

Great blog piece in Forbes by Tom Gillis — VP of Cisco’s Security Technology Business Unit — on how hospital Chief Security Officers (CSOs) are having issues with managing physician use of mobile devices at work.  He had dinner with the CSOs of five major healthcare providers, who stated their biggest headache is how Doctors […]

2011 Mobile Health World Congress: The Gamification of Health Care is Upon Us

I had the pleasure of covering the first day of the Mobile Health World Congress in Boston, which is a great event that draws an interesting crowd of leading industry thinkers representing all segments of the mobile health business. Several compelling start-ups debuted their apps at the show and numerous industry trends have emerged which […]

Instant ECG still one of the most useful ECG apps

  The last time iMedicalApps reviewed a range of ECG apps we decided Instant ECG by iAnesthesia was the best. Read our original review here. Two years on, the important question is whether Instant ECG is still a market leader.

Apps for surgeons and the operating room

The flexibility and ubiquity of smartphones has made them a natural platform for app developers targeting surgeons – among the most mobile of physicians. In this survey, iMedicalApps looks at apps currently available for surgeons.

ECG Rhythms helps students identify common ECG rhythms and abnormalities

Continuing with the iMedicalApps review of ECG applications is ECG Rhythms by Anesoft available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. ECG Rhythms by Anesoft is a self-study application designed to develop ECG rhythm identification. The user is presented with two options upon opening the application:  Select Specific Rhythms’ and ‘Generate Random Rhythm’.