Category Archives: Mobile Apps

Like It Or Not, Personal Health Technology Is Getting Smarter

This article discusses the increasing role and development of health technology for consumers. This includes different apps targeted to specific disease groups to share information with their providers but also is beginning to be explored as a tool in preventative

Like It Or Not, Personal Health Technology Is Getting Smarter

This article discusses the increasing role and development of health technology for consumers. This includes different apps targeted to specific disease groups to share information with their providers but also is beginning to be explored as a tool in preventative

What Do Amazon, JPMorgan Chase And Berkshire Hathaway Have Planned For Health Care?

NPR interview discussing the new firm that these three companies are creating  to try to lower costs of healthcare. They believe that the issues lie in the lack of access to useful healthcare information and that the answer lies in

What Do Amazon, JPMorgan Chase And Berkshire Hathaway Have Planned For Health Care?

NPR interview discussing the new firm that these three companies are creating  to try to lower costs of healthcare. They believe that the issues lie in the lack of access to useful healthcare information and that the answer lies in

Read This Before You Tap That Mobile Health App

This article brings up the potential harms and shortcomings of the numerous phone apps that have been developed for healthcare. It is pointed out that these apps are not regulated by the FDA and can be developed by non-healthcare professionals

Read This Before You Tap That Mobile Health App

This article brings up the potential harms and shortcomings of the numerous phone apps that have been developed for healthcare. It is pointed out that these apps are not regulated by the FDA and can be developed by non-healthcare professionals

New iPhone Feature Allows You to Store Your Medical Records

This spring, Apple’s new iOS release will include the Health app, which allows patients to store information about their immunizations, medications, lab results and more. Will the app be able to attract a wide user base or will it fail

New iPhone Feature Allows You to Store Your Medical Records

This spring, Apple’s new iOS release will include the Health app, which allows patients to store information about their immunizations, medications, lab results and more. Will the app be able to attract a wide user base or will it fail

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Using Gaming and Competition in Medical Education

Last week I was on an elevator at UCIMC and was surprised that out of the eight or so people on the elevator, seven of them were checking their phone. Most of the people on the elevator were residents and

Using Gaming and Competition in Medical Education

Last week I was on an elevator at UCIMC and was surprised that out of the eight or so people on the elevator, seven of them were checking their phone. Most of the people on the elevator were residents and

“Millennial Generation’s Learning Preferences in Medical Education Examined”

The word millennials has been thrown around the news recently. The millennial generation is a generation of people born from the year 1982-2000.  As the millennial generation matures they are having increasing influence in business and entertainment. The millennial generation

“Millennial Generation’s Learning Preferences in Medical Education Examined”

The word millennials has been thrown around the news recently. The millennial generation is a generation of people born from the year 1982-2000.  As the millennial generation matures they are having increasing influence in business and entertainment. The millennial generation