Stanford’s new Center for Digital Health will promot research & industry collaboration, including seed grant program to test Apple Watch in medicine.
The Hydrocephalous Procedure app teaches a new surgery technique from Stanford using 3D simulation.
Evidation Health to partner with digital health companies & perform clinical validation studies
Physicians from Stanford University are offering a free online course on mobile health.
Our study tested a mobile-based multiple choice question generator application to engage medical students in self-assessment and peer assessment through question solutions and peer ratings.
Physician social network Doximity raises $17 million Series B round from Morgenthaler Ventures.
LUMOback won the Body Slam competition hosted by the USC Body Computing Lab last year and has spent the last eighteen months designing and developing a very cool product with major potential due to the prevalence of back problems, which will effect as much as 80% of the population at some point in their lives.
DermLink impresses with a framework for delivering mobile telemedicine without neglecting patients, general practitioners and clinical specialists.
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.
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 […]
Sepsis strikes approximately 750,000 people in the US and is responsible for more than 215,000 deaths. Mortality remains high at 25-50% at a cost of $17 billion each year. These figures suggest that control and recognition of sepsis is relatively poor and there are a number of initiatives in place to try and rectify this. One […]
By Tim Bredrup Four new health technology companies covering areas from Big Data to telemedicine to therapeutics recently made their pitches to investors and media at the StartX demo day. StartX is Stanford University’s nonprofit student startup accelerator, operated independently from the university. Its fifth class of startups from the fall of 2011 includes four […]