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European Commission beginning work on medical app guidelines next month - iMedicalApps

European Commission beginning work on medical app guidelines next month - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it

A working group is to convene next month to start work on a broad set of medical app guidelines. 

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HCA acquires Mobile Heartbeat to roll out its clinical care team coordination app

HCA acquires Mobile Heartbeat to roll out its clinical care team coordination app | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Nashville, Tennessee-based Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), which operates 169 hospitals and 116 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom, announced it will purchase clinical workflow and team communication app maker...
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Study finds health coaching app Noom's weight loss outcomes comparable to that of traditional diabetes prevention programs

Study finds health coaching app Noom's weight loss outcomes comparable to that of traditional diabetes prevention programs | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
People with prediabetes using health coaching app Noom achieved levels of success that are comparable to traditional diabetes prevention programs for weight loss and health management, a new study found.
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MD Tech Tip: "Ok Google" can now activate UpToDate medical content - iMedicalApps

MD Tech Tip: "Ok Google" can now activate UpToDate medical content - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
"OK Google" can now be used to activate UpToDate just by voice dictation.  The OK Google commands will open UpToDate and search based on your dictation. 
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Review of Endocrinology Companion, a medical app for managing endocrine disorders - iMedicalApps

Review of Endocrinology Companion, a medical app for managing endocrine disorders - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Resident Intern Endocrinology Companion is a medical app aimed at helping physicians manage endocrinology disorders. 
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Microsoft, Novartis partner for Kinect-based multiple sclerosis assessment tool

Microsoft, Novartis partner for Kinect-based multiple sclerosis assessment tool | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced a partnership Novartis that began a few years ago to create a system, called Assess MS, that better evaluates how patients perform on multiple sclerosis (MS) tests.
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National Library of Medicine releases free HIV Guidelines App - iMedicalApps

National Library of Medicine releases free HIV Guidelines App - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
The AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Guidelines free app from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) gives you the latest practice guidelines. 
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Ochsner's Optimal Hospital adds apps for doctors, nurses, patients

Ochsner's Optimal Hospital adds apps for doctors, nurses, patients | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System, which has been on the leading edge of adoption for a number of healthcare innovations in the past, is introducing a new program called Optimal Hospital that encompasses a number of different apps and devices...
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New guidance on medical apps and HIPAA from HHS

New guidance on medical apps and HIPAA from HHS | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Health & Human Services resource includes examples of specific medical apps and whether HIPAA applies.
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Boston Scientific, app developer launch Ureteral Stent Tracker app

Boston Scientific, app developer launch Ureteral Stent Tracker app | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Boston Scientific has launched a new app, called the Ureteral Stent Tracker, that helps urologists and their staff keep tabs on ureteral stents implanted in patients with kidney stones.
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Review of Family Medicine Study Guide app, for Family Medicine Board Review - iMedicalApps

Review of Family Medicine Study Guide app, for Family Medicine Board Review - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it

A review of the Family Medicine Study Guide app designed for Family Medicine Board Review.

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D-Eye raises $1.6M for a smartphone-based retinal imaging system

D-Eye raises $1.6M for a smartphone-based retinal imaging system | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it

D-Eye, a smartphone-based retinal imaging system, has raised $1.68 million (1.5 euros) from Innogest, Invitalia Ventures, Giuseppe e Annamaria Cottino Foundation, and Si14. 

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Clinical Skills App Review, a Procedure Logging App - iMedicalApps

Clinical Skills App Review, a Procedure Logging App - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it

The Clinical Skills app is a procedure logging app for health providers who need to track their surgical or clinical procedures. 

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Apple's updated App Store guidelines place added scrutiny on health, medical apps

Apple's updated App Store guidelines place added scrutiny on health, medical apps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Developers of health and medical apps will now have strict rules to abide by with Apple's new App Store Guidelines that establish a high bar for any app aimed at health and wellness.
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Study finds patients often misuse wrist blood pressure monitors, leading to inaccurate readings

Study finds patients often misuse wrist blood pressure monitors, leading to inaccurate readings | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Not all blood pressure monitors are created equal, it seems.
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UK's NHS to spend nearly $6 billion to go digital, including remote care & health apps - iMedicalApps

UK's NHS to spend nearly $6 billion to go digital, including remote care & health apps - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
NHS plan includes over $500 million for new health apps and web resources ass well as over $1 billion for remote care. 
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Study finds readmissions nearly the same for heart failure patients using remote patient monitoring

Study finds readmissions nearly the same for heart failure patients using remote patient monitoring | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
There was no significant difference in outcomes among patients with heart failure who used remote patient monitoring tools and those who didn’t, according to a study, called Better Effectiveness After Transition–Heart Failure (BEAT-HF),...
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The best iPad apps for Anatomy - appPicker

The best iPad apps for Anatomy - appPicker | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
The best iPad apps for Anatomy. The following list highlights a number of apps that focus on the human anatomy | appPicker applists
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Hospitals could learn from One Medical Group's acquisition of Rise, a health coaching app - iMedicalApps

Hospitals could learn from One Medical Group's acquisition of Rise, a health coaching app - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
One Medical Group's acquisition of Rise should show Hospital systems how virtual health coaching can be implemented into primary care. 
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Smoking cessation apps survey: smokers & clinicians are looking for very different things - iMedicalApps

Smoking cessation apps survey: smokers & clinicians are looking for very different things - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Researchers asked smokers and clinicians what features they would want smoking cessation apps to have. 
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AliveCor Heart Monitor used to detect postoperative atrial fibrillation after heart surgery - iMedicalApps

AliveCor Heart Monitor used to detect postoperative atrial fibrillation after heart surgery - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Study using AliveCor Heart Monitor to screen for atrial fibrillation after heart surgery finds 10% with silent arrhythmia.
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Instant Blood Pressure app study shows shocking inaccuracy

Instant Blood Pressure app study shows shocking inaccuracy | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Blood pressure app study tested a top 5 medical app and found a shocking level of inaccuracy.
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Health app survey finds doubling in use over the past two years

Health app survey finds doubling in use over the past two years | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it
A health app survey commissioned by Accenture asked nearly 8,000 people about their use of health apps and wearables.
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Review of the Johns Hopkins pathology apps - iMedicalApps

Review of the Johns Hopkins pathology apps - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it

The Johns Hopkins Pathology apps are a set of free Pathology learning tools that have detailed images, flashcard functionality, and more.

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Review of Infant feeding websites and apps show majority having inaccuracies - iMedicalApps

Review of Infant feeding websites and apps show majority having inaccuracies - iMedicalApps | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it

A review of the currently available infant feeding websites and infant feeding apps.

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Evidence for using apps & wearables for fall detection

Evidence for using apps & wearables for fall detection | Healthcare and Medical Apps | Scoop.it

A review on the evidence behind fall detection apps and wearables for geriatric patients.

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