A key milestone for mobile medical imaging: FDA approves mobile radiology viewer & smartphone ultrasound probe

Two key announcements last week should have physicians excited about the future of mobile medical imaging. FDA approval of a radiology viewing app and approval of a smartphone connected ultrasound probe peripheral. Last week the FDA announced the first FDA approved diagnostic radiology app for mobile devices — Mobile MIM. We held off on announcing […]

Scutsheet aims to help students and residents replace their note cards with iPads to better track their inpatients

The idea of Scutsheet is to replace the notecards many students and residents still carry, one for each patient. Patient data is entered manually and, as of now, cannot be shared with other doctors. For anticipating how tablets may actually be used at the bedside and for creating a visually beautiful app, we should congratulate the makers the Scutsheet.

Android’s medical category can now be viewed using your web browser

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 […]

Apps for management of diabetes could be vehicles for reducing health care expenses in future [mHealth]

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.