Tag: research

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 […]

Medicine 2.0 abstract submission deadline extended to March 21st!

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 […]

FCC Launches New Era for Development of Wireless Medical Devices

[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 […]

Study shows high Yelp rating correlates with better Hospital outcomes

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 […]

iMA Journal Club, Study Done to Assess Apple’s Facetime® in a Dermatology Practice

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 […]