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Prestigious medical journal The Lancet arrives on iPad
The Lancet is an excellent app that takes full advantage of the features that digital has to offer. The user interface is excellent and this app offers more than just a PDF version of the journal. Article management is straightforward and helpful. Overall, well worth a look if you have an iPad and currently subscribe to The Lancet.  Read on iMedicalApps

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Military using social media and mobile apps to promote healthy living to soldiers

Improving patient health outcomes is the goal of a new initiative from the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). This culture of wellness and healthy living is being promoted to Air Force personnel. Air Force Col. Douglas Anderson, the director of the Commanders Action Group, Office of the Surgeon General is one person behind this initiative. Read on iMedicalApps



Researchers find hospital residents more efficient with smartphones than pagers

Is the day of the hospital pager coming to an end? Well, not yet, but the use of pagers in the hospital is being challenged by new wireless technological solutions. Since 1949, pagers have remained one of the most commonly used technologies among all hospital personnel. However, researchers in the United Kingdom are looking to change this. They recently assessed whether a new wireless system can decrease some of the efficiencies of pager systems. Read on iMedicalApps

If you don't have an iPad, go to the medical library and borrow one

In addition to books, medical librarians are checking out iPads loaded with apps to help them do their research and treat patients. 
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What are the legal implications when adverse drug effects surface on social media?

This is a guest article by Dr. Joseph McMenamin, who was a practicing emergency physician before studying law. He is currently a partner at McGuireWoods LLP specializing in health-related litigation.  Read on iMedicalApps
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Johns Hopkins Gives Medical Apps a Checkup

Johns Hopkins Gives Medical Apps a Checkup | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Johns Hopkins is researching the benefits of health-related apps, a move that may solidify and organize the vast medical potential of the mobile industry.
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Apple iOS 8.2 Is Expected To Contain Health App Improvements

Apple iOS 8.2 Is Expected To Contain Health App Improvements | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
In October, Apple decided to pull blood glucose tracking from the Health app because it did not support measurements used in other countries.
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Prediction: By 2017, wireless charging pads will be a standard amenity at major hotels - Tnooz

Prediction: By 2017, wireless charging pads will be a standard amenity at major hotels - Tnooz | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Nokia is spotlighting a new industry standard for wireless charging pads that ensures that various devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and other devices, can get juiced up at the same time.
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Apple and developers can own and data mine the health metrics you put in their apps

Apple and developers can own and data mine the health metrics you put in their apps | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Who owns the health metrics you input into health care apps? The answer is surprising.
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3 FDA-Approved Mobile Health Sensor Devices You Should Know | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers

3 FDA-Approved Mobile Health Sensor Devices You Should Know | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
The mobile health sensor market is witnessing rapid growth with one 2013 report forecasting that it will be worth $5.6 billion by the year 2017.
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What Nike’s decision to downsize the FuelBand team means for the future of wearables

What Nike’s decision to downsize the FuelBand team means for the future of wearables | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
As of publish, Cnet has run a major news that Nike had fired as many as 55 people from its Digital Sports team's hardware division, which is in charge of the FuelBand.
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3D Printing & Medical Libraries

An overview of 3d printing applications and uses in healthcare, with especial relevance to what medical libraries could do.

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Psych on Demand app puts essential evidence based forms at your fingertips

Psych on Demand app puts essential evidence based forms at your fingertips | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
­Psych on demand is the first medical app that cleanly concentrates on psychiatric forms.
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How are Physicians Using Mobile Devices? (infographic Wolters Klowers Health 2013 Physician Outlook Survey)

How are Physicians Using Mobile Devices? (infographic Wolters Klowers Health 2013 Physician Outlook Survey) | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that physicians are heavy users of mobile devices. But how do they use smartphones and tablets? Wolters Klowers Health attempted to answer with their 2013 Physician Outlook Survey.
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Why is 5G important? G-GInfographic (1).jpg

Why is 5G important? G-GInfographic (1).jpg | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Shared with Dropbox (http://t.co/BprNVtEf1l @PatientView @EU_eHealth commissioned infographic on importance of 5G)
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The unknown consequences of extended tablet use by children is a concern to many experts

The unknown consequences of extended tablet use by children is a concern to many experts | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Since the release of the iPad, tablet use has proliferated among the general population including children that can barely walk.
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Apple & Healthcare: Tech Giant Meets With FDA, Ponders Health Apps - Latin Post

Apple & Healthcare: Tech Giant Meets With FDA, Ponders Health Apps - Latin Post | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
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"They are either trying to get the lay of the land for regulatory pathways with medical devices and apps and this was an initial meeting," Mr.
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Study validates app for use in assessment of shoulder motion

Study validates app for use in assessment of shoulder motion | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
A simple mobile app could replace the traditional orthopaedic goniometer.
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5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015

5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015 | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
As funding for health-minded technology skyrockets, innovators are turning medical knowledge into usable tech.
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Apple, Google, Samsung vie to bring health apps to wearables

Apple, Google, Samsung vie to bring health apps to wearables | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
San Francisco: For decades, medical technology firms have searched for ways to let diabetics check blood sugar easily, with scant success. Now, the world′s largest mobile technology firms are getting in on the act.
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Tracking is not enough: Three things Apple's Health app must do to make us ... - The Next Web

Tracking is not enough: Three things Apple's Health app must do to make us ... - The Next Web | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
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RunKeeper steps into all-day health tracking with its new Breeze app - VentureBeat

RunKeeper steps into all-day health tracking with its new Breeze app - VentureBeat | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
BetaBoston RunKeeper steps into all-day health tracking with its new Breeze app VentureBeat If you're interested in dabbling in health tracking, but aren't ready to commit to a dedicated fitness gadget, RunKeeper's newest app could be just what you...
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The Quantified Other: Nest And Fitbit Chase A Lucrative Side Business

The Quantified Other: Nest And Fitbit Chase A Lucrative Side Business | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
The real value in smart gadgets may be not in what they tell you but in what they say to your doctor, insurance company and utilities.
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An attempt to create a medical apps collection | Grootste medische app bibliotheek

An attempt to create a medical apps collection | Grootste medische app bibliotheek | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
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I still prefer http://quixey.com over this tool. It needs to offer more powerful search, drill-down and present result on facets. Not sure if the review-section will land inside a community this way.

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Medical photo social network Figure 1 expands to Android and Web

Medical photo social network Figure 1 expands to Android and Web | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
The Figure 1 team developed new features such as browseable image categories, and just released their first Android app and interface for the web.
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A physician only repository of images

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Wearable smart bands are to experience massive growth in 2014

Wearable smart bands are to experience massive growth in 2014 | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Shipments of smart wearable brands, led by Samsung’s new smartwatch, are expected to see huge growth this year according to independent analyst Canalys.
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Apple iWatch release date, news and rumors

Apple iWatch release date, news and rumors | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Rumors are flying about an Apple Watch, the missing link between the iPhone and Flavor Flav's clock. (Updated: Apple iWatch release date, news and rumors Apple iWatch: Health, apps and that curved screen What time ...
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PICU Tools – Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. reborn as a #webapp

PICU Tools – Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. reborn as a #webapp | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
For those of you who used the wonderful free medical software for PalmOS, you might remember PICU Tools, a collection of several databases and calculators for use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
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Bing Health & Fitness Beta app available on Windows Phone Store

Bing Health & Fitness Beta app available on Windows Phone Store | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Lack of popular apps doesn't seem to be a problem anymore for the Windows Phone platform as they have lots of applications from the Google Play Store and Apple (Bing Health & Fitness Beta app available on Windows Phone Store: Lack of popular...
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Google creates Helpouts, a HIPAA compliant video platform that can be used by Physicians & Patients

Google creates Helpouts, a HIPAA compliant video platform that can be used by Physicians & Patients | Medical Apps | Scoop.it
Google Helpouts is a new video service by Google that connects individuals seeking help with experts via real time online video.
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