Tag: radiology apps

Keep it simple, stupid–why your doctor doesn’t need Photoshop

Every day, millions of X-rays, CAT scans, MRIs, and other medical imaging studies are made–but complicated rules and incompatible software have prevented doctors and patients from easily sharing their images. A recently launched application, image32, gets rid of these barriers and allows doctors and patients to quickly and easily liberate their medical images. CEO Bob Pellican explains why image32 is different

Sonosite patent shows experimentation with iPad and ultrasound probes

Over a year ago, we covered the FDA approval of Mobisante’s MobiUS ultrasound, which paired an ultrasound probe with a Windows Toshiba smartphone (which we hope to see moving to Android soon!). A recent patent filing by Sonosite, an ultrasound device maker worth over $750bn, suggests they are moving towards using tablets like the iPad with future ultrasound probes.

The best of iMedicalApps, the first installment of March

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.

Five reasons the new Apple iPad will help physicians

Apple held a media event in San Francisco today where they introduced the new iPad. The new iPad is set to be released in a number of countries on March 16th and brings a number of updates which will signifcantly appeal to the medical community.