Epocrates, Medscape, and other popular free medical apps share the personally identifiable information of healthcare professionals with pharmaceutical advertisers. Here we explore the implications of that practice.
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A recent survey by researchers from McGill Universities shares insights from over 1,000 respondents on how healthcare professionals use mobile devices to find medical information.
While a recent Cochrane review suggests that mobile health tools can significantly improve smoking cessation rates, a study evaluating currently available apps for smoking cessation suggests theres a long way to go to get there.
The app contains a lot of great information for folks learning to read echo’s or who need a quick reference. Its design, however, falls short. At $9.99, I would have expected more.
Playing this game won’t teach you any medicine but it will let you kill some time.
With AliveInsights, patients can get reports on their AliveCor Heart Monitor tracings. Is this something a physician should recommend?
Researchers from the Carter Center evaluate the use of Android tablet & app for a surveillance program in Ethiopia. In comparison to a traditional paper-based program they found significant efficiency gains and potential for major cost savings.
iMedicalApps will be sharing some of the USC Body Computing Conference (2013) highlights with our readers all week.
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A team from Northwestern University developed an app, iLarynx, to help teach fiberoptic intubation skills
Included are studies using Android based tools for CV disease screening in rural India, analysis of consumer reviews for information on drug efficacy, and in-depth analysis of diet apps.
More semi-finalists for the iMedicalApps Medicine 2.0 Research award presented in this post.