Most of the mHealth buzz centers around smartphones and tablets – wireless access to imaging and medical records, apps for evidence based practice and many other advancements that are revolutionizing developed health systems. It’s easy, however, to overlook the potential that traditional cell phones have in the context of mHealth. In rural areas and developing […]
Bone Feed is a way for orthopedic surgeons at all levels of training to have access to abstracts from popular orthopedic journals using an iPhone
Researchers at Northeastern University are using nanosensors implanted into the skin — similar to a tattoo — and a modified iPhone to measure sodium and glucose levels in patients. The implications for this could be tremendous, but first, here’s how it works: “The team begins by injecting a solution containing carefully chosen nanoparticles into the […]
Is it safe to perform a neuraxial or regional procedure on this anticoagulated patient? Coagulate may be the app to help you find the answer.
ECG i-Pocketcards is a solid application with a comprehensive range of ECG abnormalities which is readily accessible to a range of healthcare professionals.
DM i-pocket is a comprehensive guide of managing diabetes in all of its common and complex scenarios. It provides evidence-based practice guidelines and references but has a few distracting formatting issues.
ClearPractice, makers of the popular iPad electronic health record Nimble — that we reviewed — have now launched Eden Practice. And for all those physicians who are Apple lovers, they are going after you. Eden Practice is being marketed as a comprehensive medical office solution for the Apple Mac, iPad, and iPhone — all connected […]
Today, the FDA finally released a detailed draft guidance of how it intends to regulate this rapidly exploding sector of mobile medical devices and software.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 […]