Company Launches iPhone Product for Home Ear Infection Diagnosis
A California start-up hopes parents who suspect their child has an ear infection will reach for their iPhones rather than book an appointment with their pediatrician.
Letting Patients Change Their Own Meds Using Apps and Connected Devices
A recent trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has demonstrated the efficacy of self-titration of blood pressure medications by patients with hypertension.
Risky Behavior with Health-tracking Apps, Devices
Although physicians sometimes recommend health-tracking apps and devices to patients, a new report revealed the security risks among popular devices.
Bringing "Digital" Pills to the Mainstream
Medication noncompliance costs the healthcare system hundreds of billions of dollars, but an ingestible pill sensor may be on its way to mainstream use.
How Mobile Technology is Changing Care Delivery
Emerging mobile technology could be poised to change how care is delivered to patients who have left the confines of a rehabilitation facility.
Is Google Glass Use in Healthcare Overhyped?
When it comes to Google Glass, there are a wide range of opinions when it comes to the device's application in healthcare, although the community is split over whether the device is useful or destined to be forgotten.
Health Apps are Falling Short of Their Promise
Mobile health technology seems primed for the task helping patients quit smoking. However, a recent survey of apps for smoking cessation suggests the reality of what patients are using falls short of this promise.
Residents Will Lead the Way to Increased Smartphone Utilization
Overall, just a little more than half of physicians reported using smartphones in clinical practice, but there's a big difference between utilization rates by residents compared to attendings.
Epocrates EHR Raises New Possibilities and Ethical Questions
Last week, Epocrates announced the availability of its long-anticipated EHR platform cleverly named Epocrates EHR. And its main revenue source is from pharmaceutical companies.
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