Best Android medical apps for physicians
Author: Satish Misra, MD
DARPA’s program will use only passively collected data from mobile devices to monitor the health of soldiers.
This week’s best new medical app include some popular FOAMed resources, an interesting diagnosis challenge app from UPenn, medication adherence apps, and more.
Hundreds of new medical apps hit the app stores every month. We’ve sorted through them to pick the most interesting new medical apps.
Verily recently announced the launch of a new smartwatch called the Study Watch that will be focused on use in medical research studies.
The United Kingdom’s National Health Service announced this week the launch of both the NHS Digital Apps LIbrary and a Mobile Health space for developers.
Medable’s Cerebrum is a cloud-based machine learning tool for health apps to help generate actionable insights from ever growing volumes of health data
Reviewing 36 studies with 30,000 patients, researchers found that digital health interventions seemed to deliver benefits for kids.
The New York AG announced settlements with three popular health apps – Cardiio, Runtastic, and Matis – over accuracy claims that weren’t backed by evidence.
The grant will support a one year study to test mobile health technology for management of diabetes, specifically to support patient management.
HealthTap has announced plans to bring their new Dr. AI platform, an artificial intelligence powered “virtual physician,” to Alexa.
Flumoji helps users track symptoms & share that information with researchers working to improve disease surveillance.
Digital health platform that integrates data from practically anywhere, where EMRs like Epic or VistA or Healthkit enabled apps.
Smash Childhood Cancer will leverage the World Community Grid to rapidly screen candidate drugs for use in childhood cancers.
Penn Medicine’s Center for Digital Health will, among other things, have an early focus on leveraging social media to improve health.
Doximity Dialer is an easy to use app that lets you make calls from your cell phone but pick the number that shows up on caller ID.
Researchers from Penn Medicine have launched a new ResearchKit app for sarcoidosis that will build a digital cohort of patients with this rare disease.
Stanford’s new Center for Digital Health will promot research & industry collaboration, including seed grant program to test Apple Watch in medicine.
The FDA and St. Jude recently announced a security patch for their Merlin@Home remote monitor for cardiac devices including pacemakers and ICDs.
The latest version of MyHeart Counts features a coaching module that will test different aspects of the ResearchKit app’s design to maximize impact.