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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.

The best Ultrasound apps for Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Ultrasonography is an important part of an Ob/Gyn’s.This is a review of 5 ultrasound applications that include obstetric and/or gynecologic ultrasounds

Touch Surgery app brings surgical simulation and education to Android

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Review of the Touch Surgery app to explore any potential uses it may have for medical students and professionals.

SPARX aims to use gamification to help kids manage diabetes, asthma, and other chronic conditions

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We spoke with Frank about SPARX, their future plans for addressing co-morbid medical conditions, and how a behavioral science-based video game works not just from the medical perspective, but also from a business and financial perspective.

Utilizing Nearpod for medical education, Part 3, making the most of analytics for learning

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This article will focus on utilizing the analytic features offered by Nearpod to maximize learning.

Bodyxq Heart app for Android looks interesting on the surface but has a hidden agenda

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This review will analyze bodyxq heart for Android to ascertain its usefulness for patients.

Score95 offers over 2,000 USMLE style practice questions in a mobile app

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Purpose of App Review to review the breadth and quality of questions to review utility of the app for studying for USMLE Step I Introduction So little time and so much to learn.  We are always in search of a better, more efficient way to learn, remind, or cram all the information needed in order to not only pass, but to achieve our best score.  Score95.com aims to help USMLE hopefuls study better in order to better prepare for USMLE […]

How innovation in mobile health is reshaping mental health

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Psychiatric health conditions and behavioral issues received greater prominence at the 2013 mHealth Summit, with presentations and panels given by prominent national researchers.

Pain Management Pocketcards is an overly complex app for a simple function

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Pain management pocketcards almost gets it right. The app consists of a few genuinely useful reference cards, though, the user interface is somewhat of a let down.

Physician’s 2 year review of GymPact, now called Pact, an app that pays you for exercising

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This is a revised version of my January 2013 review of GymPact, updated with new screenshots and insights into the app that allows you to earn (or lose) money by going (or not going) to the gym.

GymPact rebrands as Pact, adding nutrition goals with MyFitnessPal partnership

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On their 2 year anniversary, GymPact expanded their offerings for earning money with health living by introducing two new pacts focused on healthy eating.