Tag: NHS

Published BMJ piece takes aim at medical apps and their utility

One recent piece, by Margaret McCartney, was published in the British Medical Journal titled “How do we know whether medical apps work?” [1] It is a nice short read, where Dr. McCartney lays out the overriding utilization of smartphones and tablets in our daily lives to both play games, manage our daily activities, and search […]

NICE Guidelines for Android is as good as the web version

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK has an Android app that is every bit as useful and functional as its desktop counterpart. It’s easy to navigate, browse, and download guidelines from NICE with this handy app and there are no hindrances to access.

Nurses create mobile apps using drag and drop interface

Recently, Northern Devon Healthcare Trust adopted a policy and a platform that allowed non-technical employees to design their own mobile apps. The software is from British software provider NDL. The company’s awiMX toolkit is designed to allow non-technical staff to create mobile applications using a drag-and-drop interface.