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 […]
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.
Here we review the premium Lexi-Complete application for the iPhone & iPod Touch, which its developers have been generous enough to offer us for a review. In April 2010, we reviewed Lexi-Comp for the iPad when it first debuted ahead of many of its competitors. A major issue then was whether Lexi-Comp’s considerable resources were […]
Android’s dominance in mobile ecosystem should motivate developers to produce better quality medical apps.
Researchers at UCLA have shown a proof of concept that would allow for real time monitoring of Parkinson’s tremors, exciting news for Telemedicine.
Google’s new tablet oriented operating system, Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), will be shipping with Google Body, a 3D anatomy app with potential for medical education and learning.
A review of an app designed by pediatricians to help parents manage common pediatric health issues.
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.