Tag: NIH

Assembling the mHealth Evidence Puzzle

Validating mobile health interventions may need the expense and rigor of a randomized clinical trial, especially as many products have shelf life of less than two years. Other quasi-experimental designs, such as pre-post tests, N-of-1 where people are compared against their own scores before and after intervention and interrupted time series may be more appropriate.

April’s first installment of the “Best of iMedicalApps”

In this installment, we look at whether smartphones are distracting for clinicians, discuss the Lancet iPad journal app, and look at a cool new device that helps you track your fitness called the Nike Fuelband. Additionally, we demonstrate how easy it is to check out an iPad from a medical library, review an app that contains health advice for patients, and lastly, we show you the future of TEDMED.

The future of medicine is … here: TEDMED 2012

In just a few short years, the TEDMED conference has grown in size and prominence to become an annual highlight for healthcare visioneers and digerati. The list of speakers shows it to include some of the best and brightest in the nation, and spans disciplines from engineering to medicine to informatics to chemistry. As many […]