Here at iMedicalApps, we’ve made no secret of our belief that much of what we are seeing emerging in mobile health is in need of a guiding evidence base. Fortunately from the time that we published our first app review more than four years ago to now, we have seen a significant rise in interest […]
One recent piece, by Margaret McCartney, was published in the British Medical Journal titled “How do we know whether medical apps work?”  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 […]
In a recent letter to the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Ferrero et al. noted several troubling issues with currently available mobile medical applications designed for dermatological purposes. Namely, in this case, the authors looked at an app called ‘Skin Scan,’ which was created to help with the identification and […]
The deadline for submission of abstracts for Medicine 2.0’13 has been extended! If you have original research that’s hot off the presses, an interesting proposal for a panel session, or anything else you want to contribute to the mHealth conversation, then now is the time. There have already been 355 abstracts received as of March […]
[Ed: We are pleased to present this in-depth report on the recent regulatory changes announced by the FCC related to mHealth research by experienced FCC attorney Robert Primosch. By: Robert D. Primosch, Esq Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP. The enormous growth of medical devices that use wireless telecommunications technology – and the corresponding need to […]
mHealth Journal Club Article: The relationship between commercial website ratings and traditional hospital performance measures in the USA Authors: Naomi Bardach, Renee Asteria-Penaloza, W John Boscardin, R Adams Dudley Journal: BMJ Quality and Safety Date Published: November 23, 2012 Citation: Bardach NS, Asteria-peñaloza R, Boscardin WJ, Adams dudley R. The relationship between commercial website ratings […]
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 […]
Recently I reviewed the Glucagon App by Eli Lilly, which sought to help patients and caregivers remember how to properly use a Glucagon Kit. What I found interesting at the time was the app had a reminder system in place to remind patients when they should practice again. Now, at the 2012 Annual Scientific Metting […]
A group of physicians in Australia look to launch the first journal dedicated to mobile health.
BioStats Calculator packages your desktop statistics software into your pocket. You can now make calculations on the go, during a meeting or wherever you need.
Ortho Scores, and iPhone and iPad app, is a handy tool for clinical research, allows patients to enter own outcome scores on their mobile device.