Many tech-based interventions exist for dementia from virtual reality to a cognitive training app, but do they work? The CDC estimates that over 14 million Americans will be affected by 2050. Dementia affects 14% of people ages 71 years and older and 30% of those over the age 90. The cost of care worldwide is estimated […]
Example of 3D printing being utilized to make quick medical instruments in resource limited areas.
Sleep wearables continue to ignore evidence based practices and could actually be hurting sleep hygiene.
Ottawa Hospital is the first Canadian Hospital with a formal 3D printing program in place.
Maven will allow women to receive free health appointments related to birth control until the end of 2016.
The ResApp app has received IRB approval to start diagnosing coughs by using a smartphone’s microphone and an algorithm
Federal agency issued fine after employee at a skilled nursing facility lost an iPhone with health data on hundreds of patients.
There are the three Apple CareKit apps that have recently launched.
Study shows virtual assistants do a poor job of answering health questions, especially related to mental health & domestic violence.
A wearable fertility device and fertility app that help with predicting ovulation
Department of Health and Human Services wants to use apps to helps increased insurance enrollment.
A recent perspective from the Imperial College in London describes ways to promote app safety.
Most ICD 10 apps are horrible, but we found 4 free ones that are great to use.
Pfizer is doing research with a smoking cessation app used with medications.
Includes ways users put health data at risk , offers a reminder on what clinicians can do to help prevent data loss
For patients given a Fitbit after hospital discharge, those that either didn’t track or intermittently tracked were more likely to be readmitted.
Determine if your medical app will require FDA regulation.
Physical therapy app for low back pain.
Do unintentional words written by clinicians signal whether a patient’s at risk for suicide?
MIT plans to turn their Hacking Medicine program into a nonprofit focused on evaluating & testing digital health technology.