The third edition of our iPhone top medical apps series
General Preventive Medicine
The American College of Physicians (ACP) represents one of the largest specialties in the country –general internal medicine. They are one of the most powerful physician advocacy groups along with the AMA and AAFP. Recently, they have come under fire for their initial support, then turn, regarding maintenance of certification programs required by the American […]
Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. This week includes apps for radiology, decision-making, and even sexual health apps you can recommend to your patients. Our previous picks are here. And see what apps we thought were […]
Virtual reality (VR) is frequently used for immersive gaming, but it also is being used to assist people make healthier lifestyle choices. BehaVR (pronounced “behavior”), a Kentucky-based VR startup, has just launched a pilot study of their VR smoking cessation program with the University of Louisville. I recently spoke with Aaron Gani, the founder of […]
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 […]
Extensive review of the key health apps to prescribe to patients based on their disease pathology and their health needs.
Medable’s Axon will enable clinicians & researchers to build their own ResearchKit apps without writing a single line of code.
IDC is an alternative to Sanford and Hopkins infectious disease guides.
If you’re developing a health app, your work doesn’t end with release. Here are some tips and pearls on managing your health app after it hits the market
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released guidance highlighting just how hands off they intend to be when it comes to health apps. When the FDA released its first guidance on which health apps it intended to regulate, it quickly became clear that they intended to focus on a pretty narrow part of the […]
We look into how you can design a medical app that uses a web server to deliver frequently updated information to your users.
Federal agency issued fine after employee at a skilled nursing facility lost an iPhone with health data on hundreds of patients.
The Prescriber’s Letter is a great medical app to keep up to date on evidence based practice related to prescribing medications.
Epocrates continues to hold its place as a must-have drug info app for healthcare providers or students.
One of the best features of MPR is the clinical charts organized according to disorder. Find out if this should be your go to drug reference.
New interactive Q&A tool & best practice guide help developers of health apps navigate a complex and confusing regulatory maze.
Drugs & Medications has neat features, but not enough robust info to be used over other drug info apps.
Workplace mHealth program Stepathlon has shown improvements in step count & weight in a recent observational study.
Includes over $500 million for new health apps and web resources ass well as over $1 billion for remote care.
Penn State researchers designed an app to improve use of protective gear among at risk farmworkers.
MedStopper is a medical tool for deprescribing, reducing the medications your patient is on.