When Epocrates first opened up shop in 1998, it was entering what, at the time, seemed to be a niche market – providing medical reference tools on PDA’s. Turns out, what they were really doing was catching the leading edge of a transformation in medical information technology, largely powered by developments in the consumer telecommunications […]
Google’s Android Marketplace has rolled out an online version — enabling you to view all the medical apps available for Android phones using your web browse. Some of the other new features: App purchases using your web browser — if you purchase an app online it will be added to your phone automatically ; In-app purchases, a […]
A medical school tests the iPad and a Lenovo tablet for gross anatomy test taking.
Research2Guidance is highlighting the portion of the survey where they looked into where mobile devices have the most potential to affect health outcomes. While other chronic conditions such as hypertension and obesity have larger populations, the market researchers felt diabetes had the largest market potential due to the huge cost saving potential, the demographic & geographic overlap between smartphone users and diabetics and the real potential to improve sugar management using mobile devices.
Innovative iPhone app that allows CPR trained citizens to react to local 911 calls.
In depth review of seven iPad stylus pens for the iPad, iPhone, and android (capacitive touch screens) — the cheapest option is potentially the best option.
An in depth look at why surveys taken to determine adoption of smart phones by doctors might be flawed due to basic statistical bias.
Analysis and reviews of the six Pubmed apps for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch): Mobile Abstracts, Orkov, Pubmed Clip, Pubmed on Tap, Pubmed Library, Pubsearch Plus
The handyscope, an iPhone medical peripheral, could be used by physicians to keep better track of their patients suspicious skin lesions, possibly preventing a needless biopsy.
Practice Fusion is a free, web-based electronic health record that has seen a rapid rate of adoption over the last two years and is currently the largest commercial EHR installation after Kaiser and the Veterans Affairs. In this interview with Matthew Douglass, VP of Product Development, we learn some of the fascinating story of Practice Fusion’s rise, its plans to expand its API (application programming interface) and launch an app store.
Potential of mobile medical technology mentioned in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech
Medscape is on the Blackberry, but it’s missing some key features that are available on the iPhone, Android, and iPad versions (iMedicalApps first Blackberry medical app review).