FutureNet released a digital dictation iPhone app to be used in conjunction with their cloud-based service for medical dictation and transcription.
Overall the introduction of electronic textbooks has been highly successful. The ability to carry around a mobile library on a pocket sized device is a fairly impressive technological achievement. In addition, the ability to have a well referenced handbook accessible and available at any time is very attractive. It will be interesting to see how this section of the textbook market grows as the number of smart devices increases. For this market to remain successful, publishers and developers alike are going to have to work hard to adapt their texts and marketing strategies to current economic conditions.
Connectyx Technologies announced that they are adding QR code functionality to their MedFlash Personal Health & Wellness Management (ePHM) service.
A review of an app containing a large collection of dermatologic images
Cook Medical selects the Socket CHS 7XiRx barcode scanner to use with iphones to monitor customer and field-based inventories of medical devices.
A review of the 5-Minute Clinical Consult medical app for BlackBerry phones.
The judges of the DCtoVC competition announced 11 finalists, out of 117 applicants, who will present in front of investor panels next month in Mountain View, CA.
Sensimed’s Triggerfish offers glaucoma specialists and their patients a solution for capturing fluctuations in intraocular pressure over a 24-hour period.
MSU is working on bringing a low-cost, hand-held device called Gene-Z to nations with limited resources to help physicians detect and diagnose cancer.
The mHealth Evidence Workshop was held to speed up the process of taking something from the research stage to actual practice use and resulted in quick-fire panel presentations with deep Q&A.
Knee Decide is a mobile app for the iPad which aids the clinician who treats musculoskeletal conditions in teaching patients about relevant orthopedic anatomy and pathology.
Yale has joined the growing ranks of medical schools that are using the iPad as the primary medical education tool, while Harvard is creating custom apps for their medical students.