The 2011 mHealth Summit will focus on shaping the future of mobile health, with the keynote given by HHS Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius.
Best medical apps for Family Medicine and for primary care physicians.
Scanadu has raised 2 million dollars to create a device that automatically diagnose common health conditions, called a Medical Tricorder.
An app review of Cornea Atlas, a collection of cornea and external eye disease images
Remote monitoring systems integrating implanted cardiac devices, like St. Jude’s Merlin.net, have a lot of potential for integration with mobile devices.
Sparkpeople.com has the #1 weight loss iphone app of 204 evaluated, according to a research study at Duke University and George Washington University.
An app review of the DermoMap, an iPad and iPhone app that helps generate differential diagnoses for skin conditions.
The PreRound Translator app has mutliple useful medical phrases and questions in over 30 languages, perfect for limited patient interviews.
Merlin.net, St. Jude’s remote monitoring system, gets a major upgrade including the ability to sent alerts to a physician’s smartphone when a patient experiences an event. As another step in the right direction, it also gives us a lot of insight into what the future of healthcare may be.
Antibiotics Manual is a well-organized, attractive, and intuitive app that contains thorough information for 188 antimicrobial drugs.
The Little Blue Book app is a useful resource for finding non-clinical information for providers and patients, similar to the Yellow Pages.
Apple has made a bold attempt at categorizing medical apps in the iOS store for physicians, but unfortunately fails.
We look at apps that claim to calculate insulin regimens. As far as apps go, they aren’t half bad. As far as medical apps go, they represent a potential danger for patients.