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Depressed? Local researchers are developing an app for that. It's technology that provides immediate support for patients struggling with mental health problems. Think of it as a therapist in your pocket.

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What Percentage of Health Care Providers Use Smartphones During Patient Consultations?

What Percentage of Health Care Providers Use Smartphones During Patient Consultations? | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Seventy-four percent of surveyed physician assistants say they use smartphones at the point of care, compared with 67% of surveyed registered nurses and 40% of surveyed physicians, according to a recent report by Manhattan Research.
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The benefit of apps in healthcare

The benefit of apps in healthcare | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Mobile and tablet apps have enormous potential for training and professional development in healthcare, says Guy Smallman...
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My NHS app released on Windows Phone - News - Know Your Mobile

My NHS app released on Windows Phone - News - Know Your Mobile | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced the release of a new Windows Phone app called my NHS...
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E-Health Insider :: NHS Direct to pilot GP appointment app

E-Health Insider :: NHS Direct to pilot GP appointment app | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it

NHS Direct is considering a pilot that will allow patients in Lincolnshire to use a smartphone app to book appointments with their GP.

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iPhone app launched to help people manage chronic condition

iPhone app launched to help people manage chronic condition | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
ActiveME©, a new iPhone application, has been launched to help patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (CFS/ME).
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New App To Help Diabetics Manage Condition

New App To Help Diabetics Manage Condition | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
A new device allowing diabetics to manage their condition using their iPhone has gone on sale.
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Five apps that pave the way for DIY healthcare | 3 of 6

Five apps that pave the way for DIY healthcare | 3 of 6 | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Patients Know Best Patients Know Best allows patients to access and update medical records online, as well as working with their doctor to manage thei...
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Active Medicine: Multimedia software for healthcare professionals and patients

Active Medicine: Multimedia software for healthcare professionals and patients | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Active Medicine's asthma webapp is browser-based software for use in primary care, hospitals and pharmacies.
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App Store - QFracture

This app brings the qfracture.org hip, wrist and spine fracture risk assessment tool to the iPhone.

You can use QFracture to estimate your risk of developing hip fracture or osteoporotic fracture (hip, wrist or spine) over the next 1-10 years.

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Apps: Don't visit your GP, use your mobile phone for a check-up instead...

Apps: Don't visit your GP, use your mobile phone for a check-up instead... | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Cancer sufferers, pregnant women and those with diabetes, lung problems and heart disease will be urged to take daily measurements and text them into a central computer system.
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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Kicks Off HIMSS12 with Inspirational Keynote - Physicians Practice

Whether it’s improving patient care or launching a new program at your practice, you can actually create, or manufacture, your own opportunities.
Such was one of the themes espoused by Twitter co-founder and creative director Biz Stone, Tuesday’s keynote speaker at the HIMSS12 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas.

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App Store - Patient Safety Manual

Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Patient Safety Manual on the App Store. Download Patient Safety Manual and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
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UK stroke app aids patient engagement in treatment choices - FierceMobileHealthcare

UK researchers are testing a new iPad app that helps stroke patientshelp decide whether to receive or refuse thrombolysis. Many stroke treatments only work when the stroke is identified early and the Read more...
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Welcome to St George's Hospital app released

Welcome to St George's Hospital app released | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
St George�s Healthcare NHS Trust incorporating: St George�s Hospital, the Wolfson Rehabilitation Centre and services at Queen Mary�s Hospital, St John�s Therapy Centre, HMP Wandsworth and health centres across Wandsworth...
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App shines light on mental health patients' moods

App shines light on mental health patients' moods | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
A digital tool that prompts users to share their daily thoughts is helping to strengthen links between therapists and clients...
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Prediction: A Shazam app for heartbeats | mobihealthnews

Prediction: A Shazam app for heartbeats | mobihealthnews | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
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Student BMJ: There’s a medical app for that

The new website features articles especially commissioned for medical students, selected articles from the BMJ, a new Events calendar, Education and Career Zones.
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Why doctors aren't prescribing health apps to patients

The BBC had a story recently about general practitioners (GPs) in the UK prescribing health apps to patients. The idea is that prescribed apps would be free to patients, even if they had a cost associated with them, so I’m assuming that the NHS would pick of the tab for such apps.

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Visualisation of health apps ratings data on Android market - carlplant

Visualisation of health apps ratings data on Android market - carlplant | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it

Following on from my recent scrape and visualisation of iTunes apps ratings data here's the Android equivalent looking at the top free and paid apps.

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Health app design and evaluation service launched by Coventry University

Health app design and evaluation service launched by Coventry University | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Two of Coventry University's applied research institutes are collaborating to launch a new app design and evaluation service for smart phone and tablet devices.
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BBC Click Video - Can an app a day keep the doctor away?

BBC Click Video - Can an app a day keep the doctor away? | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
Using technology to self-diagnose and manage a whole encyclopaedia of medical conditions is becoming more common, but is wise to rely on them?
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Can patients improve their own health ? Results from a study of smartphone use in diabetes and hypertension

Can patients improve their own health ? Results from a study of smartphone use in diabetes and hypertension | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
We performed a randomized controlled trial of 110 adult type II diabetes patients with uncontrolled systolic hypertension who were randomly assigned to monitor their blood pressure at home versus standard care.
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GPs to ‘prescribe’ apps for patients | Department of Health

GPs to ‘prescribe’ apps for patients | Department of Health | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
People could soon be directed to free or cheap apps by their GPs to allow them to monitor and manage their health more effectively.
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Breast check iPhone app - Breakthrough Breast Cancer - iBreastCheck

Breast check iPhone app - Breakthrough Breast Cancer - iBreastCheck | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it

One in eight women in the UK will get breast cancer in their lifetime. The iBreastCheck iPhone app from Breakthrough Breast Cancer could make all the difference.

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Health Apps: Smartphone Applications To Be 'Prescribed' By GPs | Technology | Sky News

Health Apps: Smartphone Applications To Be 'Prescribed' By GPs | Technology | Sky News | Healthcare Apps | Scoop.it
GPs are to "prescribe" smartphone apps to patients to help them manage their own health.
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