Category Archives: mobile - p4
Discussion of mobile apps and podcasts from the New England Journal of Medicine.
Thinking about springing for the new iPad? iMedicalApps.com has published an insightful article about how the new hardware in Apple’s latest offering can benefit physicians and other health care professionals.The article highlights an increased screen resolution as a benefit to medical imaging and the addition of a voice dictation feature to the on-screen keyboard as […]
Using a smartphone app to encourage blood glucose monitoring compliance in adolescents with diabetes that includes a points reward system redeemable in the iTunes store.
As noted on iMedicalApps, MyTelcare Diabetes Pal is a free app designed to help people with diabetes and their caregivers track, analyze and share blood glucose (BG), medication and food data both manually and automatically. Your data can be viewed in charts & graphs, and the app also offers a “Forum” feature, offering what appears […]
Challenge by Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering to students: create an app that addresses the nation’s pressing health issues, and win prize money!
New study shows promise that depression prevention programs delivered via text messages can be effective in reducing teenage depression and the challenges often associated with it.
A recent study (Tuijn, Hoefman et al. 2011) sought to “determine the feasibility of using mobile phones for capturing microscopy images and transferring these to a central database for assessment, feedback and educational purposes.” In Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMIC), poor communication and long distances between rural health clinics and their urban counterparts makes […]
As reported in iMedicalApps, a number of neonatal intensive care units (NICU for short) in hospitals around the country have implemented Nicview, a system that allows parents to check-in on their child from anywhere via live web feed that is accessible from a computer, tablet, or smartphone. The system is expensive, though: $30,000 to set […]
Review of the evidence-based mobile app InfantRisk Center for iPhone and iPod touch.
Brief review of the mobile medical app Pediatrics Digest.