Category Archives: Smartphones

Apple Continues to Grow Health Records Application

Nine new hospitals and clinics have signed on to allow patients to access EHR data through the Apple Health Records data viewer, adding to the >50 health systems currently integrated. Apple has also opened the Health Records feature up to development through

Apple Continues to Grow Health Records Application

Nine new hospitals and clinics have signed on to allow patients to access EHR data through the Apple Health Records data viewer, adding to the >50 health systems currently integrated. Apple has also opened the Health Records feature up to development through

Smart Pillbox Tracks Med Adherence

Hong Kong-based Qualife has designed a  smart pillbox to remind users to take their medications on time.  Patients can store up to one week’s medication and manage the drug names, frequency, and dosage with a smartphone app, which integrates with the case.

Smart Pillbox Tracks Med Adherence

Hong Kong-based Qualife has designed a  smart pillbox to remind users to take their medications on time.  Patients can store up to one week’s medication and manage the drug names, frequency, and dosage with a smartphone app, which integrates with the case.

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

Digital addiction increases loneliness, anxiety and depression

This article discusses the effects that smartphones and social media have on our brains and our mental health. Our use of these technologies often becomes an addiction, causing actual changes in neural connections in the same way as an opioid

Digital addiction increases loneliness, anxiety and depression

This article discusses the effects that smartphones and social media have on our brains and our mental health. Our use of these technologies often becomes an addiction, causing actual changes in neural connections in the same way as an opioid

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

Investors Pressure Apple to Study the Effects of iPhones on Kids

Apple investors fear that smartphones have created a public health crisis in children and urge the company to investigate the effects of heavy usage on mental health. Will Apple be forced to build new features for smartphone parental control? Full

Investors Pressure Apple to Study the Effects of iPhones on Kids

Apple investors fear that smartphones have created a public health crisis in children and urge the company to investigate the effects of heavy usage on mental health. Will Apple be forced to build new features for smartphone parental control? Full