•The GoodRx app is a great way for patients to find the best prices for their medications.
Basis Science, makers of the recently reviewed wearable smartwatch/activity tracker Basis Band, was acquired by Intel for a reported $100M-$150 million dollars.
Pocket Eye Exam is a good enough app that lets you carry around visual acuity tests in addition to other tests.
AirStrip has made plenty of headlines in the past for delivering cutting-edge apps that show live patient monitoring to iOS and Android devices. The company brings ICU, OB & fetal, and cardiology monitoring, in conjunction with nursing notes, order results, and other historical data into a touchscreen-friendly interface. Their work has been featured on Apple’s […]
The Figure 1 team developed new features such as browseable image categories, and just released their first Android app and interface for the web.
The Johns Hopkins ABX Guide features up-to-date, authoritative, evidenced-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help you make decisions at the point of care. The guide breaks down details of diagnosis, drug indications, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects and interactions, pathogens, management and vaccines into easily accessible, frequently-updated, quick-read entries. Unbound Medicine develops mobile […]
Just two days after announcing the new Galaxy Gear smartwatches will incorporate heart rate sensors, Samsung revealed their next revision of their flagship Galaxy S smartphone will prominently feature health tracking along with its brand-new companion fitness bracelet, the Gear Fit. The Gear Fit incorporates a heart rate sensor and a curved, touchscreen AMOLED display […]
It appears that an issue with the FitBit Force causing a rash might be more widespread than initially believed
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.
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.
“Physiology at a Glance” is a good textbook but is it a good app?
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