Category Archives: Smartphones

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

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

9 Apps to help manage anxiety

Anxiety is an issue many people deal with on a daily basis. This article lists 9 apps that are considered the highest-rated and most scientifically-backed. Full article: https://goo.gl/ScdlJQ

9 Apps to help manage anxiety

Anxiety is an issue many people deal with on a daily basis. This article lists 9 apps that are considered the highest-rated and most scientifically-backed. Full article: https://goo.gl/ScdlJQ

A virtual care clinic: a way of the future?

Scientists at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies are working on making it easier to see a physician. They are working on an app that would allow the patient to communicate with their doctor from in the comfort of their own

A virtual care clinic: a way of the future?

Scientists at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies are working on making it easier to see a physician. They are working on an app that would allow the patient to communicate with their doctor from in the comfort of their own

A new health app: HART

This article describes a new health app created in Orange County, California called HART. The app is revolutionary in that it connects both daily activities such as fitness and diet with medical information such as appointments and medical records. Full

A new health app: HART

This article describes a new health app created in Orange County, California called HART. The app is revolutionary in that it connects both daily activities such as fitness and diet with medical information such as appointments and medical records. Full

Instant language translation with just an earpiece and an app

For those of us who have tried, but have not quite perfected our medical Spanish, we rely on live interpreters or the assistance of apps such as Google Translate to communicate with our patients.  A live interpreter is the ideal,

Instant language translation with just an earpiece and an app

For those of us who have tried, but have not quite perfected our medical Spanish, we rely on live interpreters or the assistance of apps such as Google Translate to communicate with our patients.  A live interpreter is the ideal,

Keeping up to date with the latest health apps

With the latest and greatest apps changing at a pace faster than the seasons, why not try and find a cheat sheet of the hot new health, fitness and nutrition apps. In this article published in April of 2016, the authors list

Keeping up to date with the latest health apps

With the latest and greatest apps changing at a pace faster than the seasons, why not try and find a cheat sheet of the hot new health, fitness and nutrition apps. In this article published in April of 2016, the authors list