A recent survey seeks to figure out whether mobile health apps are useful currently or in the future for health professionals and the patients they serve.
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The newest release by Orca Health may yet be their best. Heart Decide uses stunning animated 3dimensional visualization of a beating heart as a patient education tool. The app allows the user, whether contemplating an upcoming cardiac surgery or trying to understand their heart disorder, to virtually “slice” the heart and peer into into it […]
InstaMed, the self-proclaimed PayPal of Healthcare, has raised $14 million to continue growing its transaction volume.
Should you as a patient be offered the option to see what’s on the screen? Do patients think that this information is any different from a paper with a list of medical findings which are often gibberish to anyone outside the field of medicine? Recently, researchers at the University of Louisville began addressing these issues through a survey of 250 patients and family members. The survey sought to assess their perceptions of physicians using PDA’s / smartphones in their presence.
Finalists in the Sanofi-Aventis sponsored DataDesignDiabetes Challenge present their products during the competition’s demo day at Blueprint Health.
Corengi, the AdSense of clinical trials, is using embeddable widgets on third-party website to help patients find and better understand clinical trials.
Axial Exchange wins DHHS innovation challenge for using technology to ensure safe transmission of patients from hospital to home.
The UK’s National Health Service releases an iPhone app giving residents access to a symptom checker with follow-up recommendations, location services, and more.
Knee Decide is a mobile app for the iPad which aids the clinician who treats musculoskeletal conditions in teaching patients about relevant orthopedic anatomy and pathology.
Dragon Medical Practice Edition is the next iteration of the popular speech recognition software geared toward practices with less than 24 physicians.
Phrase Board uses the iPad as a writing and communication tool for patients with speech difficulties or for those unable to talk.