Simply asking developers to source the medical and health content they provide in apps could easily solve the quality solution in the App Store.
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Apple’s new guidelines will have a bigger impact than the FDA.
Plagiarism is an all to frequent occurrence on the app store. Recently, three doctors stand accused of plagiarizing a popular textbook and face charges that may lead to losing their medical licenses.
GymPact wants to incentivize your exercise using serious financial rewards, both positive and negative, to force compliance with workout regimen.
Diaster Apps are available to download that help with everything from first aid to creating a disaster kit.
[Ed. This is the third of a three part series examining the past & present of FDA regulation of mHealth] The debate over the adoption of electronic health records and health IT systems by physicians has largely focused on the concept of “Meaningful Use”. It was this term chosen by the Dept of Health and […]
[Ed. The article below is simultaneously published today by iMedicalApps.com and the Journal of Surgical Radiology (http://www.SurgRad.com), a widely read, peer reviewed journal] In just a few short years, smartphones with advanced operating systems have sparked a bright new era of mobile medical applications. Although the Blackberry smartphone had been the device of choice for […]
New App Store rules regarding In-App purchases threaten the bottom line of large medical app developers and could be a warning to EHR developers as well.
Practice Fusion is a free, web-based electronic health record that has seen a rapid rate of adoption over the last two years and is currently the largest commercial EHR installation after Kaiser and the Veterans Affairs. In this interview with Matthew Douglass, VP of Product Development, we learn some of the fascinating story of Practice Fusion’s rise, its plans to expand its API (application programming interface) and launch an app store.
There are well over 3,000 apps in the “medical” section of the App Store for the iPhone. Unfortunately, a growing number of them aren’t medical apps. It’s already difficult enough to parse through the litany of apps available to find quality apps – and then when you add apps that shouldn’t even be in the […]
Getting a new medication or medical device approved in the United States requires embarking on path so nightmarish it makes Dante’s Inferno look like the yellow brick road. And while most clinicians and bureaucrats would agree that we need to find a better way, its not hard to imagine how we ended up with such […]
With over 100,000 apps available for the iPhone/iPod Touch and billions of downloads since the App Store opened just under two years ago, the market is clearly hot. And with the release of the iPad, expect a new flood of apps into the market. However, a recent article in the New York Times suggests that […]