A Top Downloaded iPhone App Can Cause Patient Harm
An app that had been among Apple's top 10 paid claims it can monitor your blood pressure using only an iPhone. Can it really, though?
How Apple's Health App and HealthKit Affects Physicians
Apple's recently announced HealthKit cloud platform and accompanying Health app have the potential to change public health and force physicians to adopt mobile healthcare technology faster.
Integrating Google Glass with Medical Students
More and more uses are being discovered for Google Glass in medical settings. In particular, the device can be incredibly useful in the anatomy lab.
You Can't Use Google Glass When Talking to Patients
There are plenty of uses for Google Glass in medicine, but it's silly to think you can use it when you're talking to patients - and here's why.
2013's Top Quick Reference Medical iPhone Apps
Medical apps are a huge industry, which makes it difficult to find the useful ones. These are the 10 best quick reference medical apps that were released in 2013 for the iPhone.
Using the iPhone to Improve Patient Care in the ICU
There are non-traditional methods where smartphones can enable physicians to improve patient care at the bedside. These are subtle, but can be equally or more powerful.
Apple Rejecting New Apps with Drug Dosages
In lieu of the FDA's recent inquiry into the uCheck urine analyzer app, it appears Apple might be tightening restrictions on medical app developers.
The Danger of Giving Medical Advice on Twitter
Giving out medical advice on Twitter can lead to more harm than good if a physician isn't careful. With only 140 characters, Twitter might not be the best place to explain the nuances of a medical issue.
The Nexus 7 Google Tablet Fits Comfortably in Your White Coat
Iltifat Husain, MD, went into his review of the Nexus 7 with low expectations, but there are two game changers about the device that might sway some medical professionals to opt for it instead of the iPad.
Three Reasons Epocrates is Becoming Irrelevant to Medical Professionals
Unfortunately, over the last few years it's clear Epocrates is no longer the innovator it once was, and has almost become completely irrelevant to medical professionals.
Your Smartphone Can Measure Key Vital Signs
Forget about peripheral mhealth devices, researchers can use a smartphone video camera to monitor useful vital signs.
Three Reasons Why Doctors Mourn the Passing of Steve Jobs
Doctors love their Apple Products. Just walk into any hospital ward and see the types of mobile devices we are using. At weekly Grand Rounds conferences, you see plenty of iPads in use. At physician meetings, the laptop of choice is often the Macbook Pro.
FTC Removes Fraudulent Medical Apps
The FTC has finally stepped in for the first time and started cracking down on questionable health care and medical apps - shutting down two medical apps that claimed to treat acne by light therapy.
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