Android

Blue Button apps aim to empower patients with their health info, interview with Humetrix EVP Chris Burrow

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Humetrix announced a new upgrade of their iBlueButton app to allow caregivers to manage records for themselves and family members, plus share Direct Address links — like an e-mail — to send patients updates to medical records.

Jawbone UP24 vs Fitbit Force, a physician’s recommendation for best activity tracker

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The Jawbone UP24 ($149) and Fitbit Force ($129) are quite similar–they both are worn around the wrist, both add sleep and nutrition tracking, both offer silent/vibrating alarms, both feature passive/continuous bluetooth syncing, both offer 7+ day battery life, and both offer excellent third-party integration. Regardless, spending time with the two devices reveals that each has a different personality and approach to the quantified self movement.

Android Physiology at a Glance app might not be worth glancing at

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“Physiology at a Glance” is a good textbook but is it a good app?

iMedicalApps publishes a How to Guide on mobile medical applications

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The editors at iMedicalApps have recently published a paper in the International Journal of Clinical Practice on “How to identify, assess and utilise mobile medical applications in clinical practice” as an introductory guide for medical partitioners looking to incorporate their mobile devices into clinical practice

NeuroSlice app for Android aims to teach neuroanatomy with a large library of images

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Today we will take a look at NeuroSlice, an app developed by Dr. Sanjay Manohar.

Spot Dx Radiology for Medical Students is a radiology Android app for medical students

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The Spot Dx app is a Radiology application designed to help medical students develop skills for making a quick assessment of clinical data and to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis.

How do you design video games for health? Insights from RWJ Foundation award winning Litesprite

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Gamification is a big trend in mobile health. Here, we see what insights award-winning Litesprite has for others interested in going down that path.

Basis B1 Band review, a wearable sensor that tracks many metrics, but not for everyone

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Review of the Basis B1 Band, which is an outstanding activity tracker, and clearly one of the best on the market.

Diagnose app can help you make evidence based clinical decisions

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Diagnose is a medical app available for both Android and iOS that attempts to aid physicians in the difficult task of providing evidence based diagnosis through the use of pre- and post-test probabilities and likelihood ratios.

Review of the CDC’s STD treatment guideline medical app

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CDC STD Tx app is great for providing information about treatments and you can certainly trust its contents.

Should Mobile Medical Apps be ‘regulated’ by individual hospitals

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An editorial opinion on whether Medical Apps should be ‘regulated’ by individual hospitals

ICEBlueButton, an “In Case of Emergency” app solution for Android, does what it sets out to do

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Review of the ICEBlueButton In Case of Emergency Android medical app by Humetrix.