Tag: BlackBerry

BlackBerry makes medical IT investment

Blackberry has invested an undisclosed amount in California based NanthHealth, a cloud-based medical IT provider. NanthHealth’s speciality is to connect medical devices to digitally share healthcare records.

Sensei announced winner of $100K CardioEngagement Challenge at HIMSS

Sensei (@senseiinc) was announced the winner of the $100K Novartis CardioEngagement Challenge. Sensei’s mobile application suite is described on the challenge website as a fully featured health and wellness program. Using the mobile phone as a tracking system and educator, Sensei offers a holistic approach, integrating modules for healthy eating, fitness, weight management, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, […]

US Surgeon General announces winners of its Healthy Apps Challenge

The winners of the Surgeon General’s Healthy Apps Challenge, first launched at the mHealth Summit in December, were announced last week. The four winning apps were selected from three categories: Healthy Eating/Nutrition Physical Fitness/Activity Integrative Health/Well-being These four apps represent a range of imaginative solutions to encourage people make better food choices, exercise more and […]

Free Epocrates Essentials App for Med Students

While there are very few things in life that are free, the developers of the popular Epocrates line of apps beg to differ.  For the first two weeks of August, Epocrates Essentials will be available to download FREE to all medical students who attend an accredited school. This is quite a good deal, as the […]