Category Archives: Mobile Apps

Telemedicine Leads to Increased Postoperative Quality of Life

This article, titled “Telemedicine may increase patient satisfaction with medical care”, focused on a study which utilized telemedicine with patients who received vascular surgery. The patients were sent home with a blood pressure cuff, scale, pulse oximeter, thermometer, and a

Telemedicine Leads to Increased Postoperative Quality of Life

This article, titled “Telemedicine may increase patient satisfaction with medical care”, focused on a study which utilized telemedicine with patients who received vascular surgery. The patients were sent home with a blood pressure cuff, scale, pulse oximeter, thermometer, and a

Drones to deliver AEDs to patients experiencing cardiac arrest outside the hospital.

University of Toronto researchers are developing ways to use drones to transport automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to patients experiencing cardiac arrest.  With 85% of cardiac arrests occurring beyond the hospital premises, large companies such as Google and Amazon are working

Drones to deliver AEDs to patients experiencing cardiac arrest outside the hospital.

University of Toronto researchers are developing ways to use drones to transport automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to patients experiencing cardiac arrest.  With 85% of cardiac arrests occurring beyond the hospital premises, large companies such as Google and Amazon are working

Real Time Data with Simple Stickers

This article, titled “Simple stickers may save lives of patients, athletes and lower medical costs”, examines a research team which created a low-cost wearable electronic device for monitoring purposes. The design is made of cellulose (making it breathable and biocompatible)

Real Time Data with Simple Stickers

This article, titled “Simple stickers may save lives of patients, athletes and lower medical costs”, examines a research team which created a low-cost wearable electronic device for monitoring purposes. The design is made of cellulose (making it breathable and biocompatible)

Teva’s ProAir Digihaler FDA Approved to Monitor Asthma and COPD Treatment

Teva Pharmaceutical, based in Israel, landed the first FDA approval for a digital inhaler with built-in sensors. The ProAir Digihaler monitors how it’s used and uploads the data to an accompanying smartphone app via Bluetooth wireless connectivity. The data is

Teva’s ProAir Digihaler FDA Approved to Monitor Asthma and COPD Treatment

Teva Pharmaceutical, based in Israel, landed the first FDA approval for a digital inhaler with built-in sensors. The ProAir Digihaler monitors how it’s used and uploads the data to an accompanying smartphone app via Bluetooth wireless connectivity. The data is

Uber Health, Removing Transportation as a Barrier to Care

One of the big steps preventing patients from making it to their appointments has always been transportation. Uber introduced Uber Health earlier this year as a way for healthcare providers to assist patients with getting to their appointments. Will this

Uber Health, Removing Transportation as a Barrier to Care

One of the big steps preventing patients from making it to their appointments has always been transportation. Uber introduced Uber Health earlier this year as a way for healthcare providers to assist patients with getting to their appointments. Will this

Apple Watch and ECG Readers

Apple Watch announced in September 2018 that it’s new Apple Watch Series 4 would be equipped with ECG readers pending FDA approval. Placing your finger on the digital crown along with electrodes placed on your back will allow the ECG

Apple Watch and ECG Readers

Apple Watch announced in September 2018 that it’s new Apple Watch Series 4 would be equipped with ECG readers pending FDA approval. Placing your finger on the digital crown along with electrodes placed on your back will allow the ECG

A study shows Apple Watch Incentive Programs are Working!

A large-scale study from the insurance company, Vitality, has shown a 34% increase in physical activity when patients are given goal-orientated incentives and behavioural change programs tracked by iWatches. Full Article: https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/11/vitalitys-apple-watch-initiative/

A study shows Apple Watch Incentive Programs are Working!

A large-scale study from the insurance company, Vitality, has shown a 34% increase in physical activity when patients are given goal-orientated incentives and behavioural change programs tracked by iWatches. Full Article: https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/11/vitalitys-apple-watch-initiative/