Using an iPhone connected microscope and FaceTime for telecytology.
University of Arizona researchers compare virtual supervision of intubations using FaceTime to in person supervision.
Pocket sized ultrasound devices (PUDs) have potential to improve global health care delivery due to their potential role in areas with limited resources. Although theoretically they have much promise, their use has been limited due to a lack of imaging protocol and trained users. This particular study, titled — “Feasibility of remote real-time guidance of a […]
By: Adam Khan, MS3 and Timothy Aungst, PharmD Title: Teledermatology: The Use of Ubiquitous Technology to Redefine Traditional Medical Instruction, Collaboration, and Consultation Authors: Richard Brand PA-C, MPAS; David Hensley, MD, FAAD Journal Published: The Journal of Clinic and Aesthetic Dermatology Date Published: November 2012 Citation: Brand R, Hensley D. Teledermatology: The Use of Ubiqutous […]
A review of iOS 6 features that may augment the practice of medicine
March is here, and that means nicer weather along with March Madness! Because we know you have busy lives (along with a lot of basketball to watch) we have condensed for you our top, favorite posts of March thus far. For this installment, we discuss everything from the new iPad to ways you can take an idea for a healthcare app and turn it into a reality. We also look at ways social media is influencing various aspects of patient care.
Discussion regarding the merits of using video conferencing technology to interact with patients in a virtual care setting.
Apple’s FaceTime is fully encrypted and HIPAA Compliant with WPA2 Enterprise security setting. This has several implications for its use in healthcare and the promotion of telemedicine.
We’ve already mentioned how the iPhone 4’s FaceTime video conferencing feature could be used by physicians for patient care. Dr. Felasfa Wodajo, an orthopedic oncologist wrote about a potential use: Showing video of a post-operative healing incision – such as asking a patient to manipulate the incision area for signs of pain or erythema. Getting […]
The highlight of the recent Steve Jobs keynote where he unveiled iPhone 4 was the video telephony feature that Apple named FaceTime. This is classic Apple, taking an existing technology – video chat, think Skype – and recasting it as a brand new invention. Predictably, many commentators scoffed that FaceTime is nothing more than marketing […]