Best Android medical apps for physicians
An app for lazy eye might help those with the condition through virtual reality. Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a condition where vision is reduced from one eye with the brain favoring signals from the other eye. Both eyes may appear normal, but one eye may not be focusing clearly, or one eye may be […]
The best pregnancy apps aren’t just for obstetricians and their patients. Many of us in family medicine practice full scope, including obstetrics. It is one of the most challenging yet rewarding aspects of primary care. And regardless of what scope of obstetrics care you provide, pregnant patients are always looking for reliable information about their […]
It’s always important to ask what the evidence is with any new technology in healthcare, including medical education. Recent advances in virtual reality (VR) tech offer the potential for engaging, interactive learning experiences for medical students and residents, but is there actually any evidence to support this? A recent study in the Journal of Oral […]
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 […]
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Stanford has launched another ResearchKit medical app, called VasTrac, for patients with peripheral artery disease.
An Ophthalmologist reviews Opternative, the digital health company that does online eye exams.
For researchers building ResearchKit apps, IBM Watson Health is providing free data storage.
CDC updates their HIV med reminder app, bringing some much needed improvements and making it a must have for HIV patients.
The watchSugar app syncs with Dexcom, enables you to see live blood sugars on your Apple Watch display.
Patients are turning to online communities of individuals, some with medical training but many without it, for help in diagnosing medical conditions & for treatment advice.
The Smiles for Life app is a great resource for providing evidence based care for oral healthcare.
The American Red Cross Monster Guard app is a great emergency preparedness and disaster response tool.
GoodRx is a mobile app and website that allows users to comparison shop for the best prices on a variety of medications.
The National Kidney Foundation has a great set of free medical apps for physicians and patients.
One Medical Group’s acquisition of Rise should show Hospital systems how virtual health coaching can be implemented into primary care.
The Assess Spasticity app helps determine if patients are candidates for Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy.
A fantastic child heart surgery app by Stanford for patient education and teaching.
Review identifies several useful, evidence-based apps that providers may choose to recommend.