Mobile Health: How Mobile Phones Support Health Care
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Smartphone images measure up to desktop views in neurology study

Smartphone images measure up to desktop views in neurology study | Mobile Health: How Mobile Phones Support Health Care | Scoop.it

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have given a boost to telemedicine proponents with the publication of a new study that highlights smartphones' efficacy and quality in capturing medical images to evaluate stroke patients.  The study, published in the September issue of Stroke is the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone teleradiology applications in a real-world telestroke network, according to Mayo Clinic officials.


Via Seth Bilazarian, MD, Alp Sirman
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DOTmed News - An app to monitor medical devices?

DOTmed News - An app to monitor medical devices? | Mobile Health: How Mobile Phones Support Health Care | Scoop.it
FDA wants UDI surveillance to involve EHRs and apps.

 

Current reporting standards for medical devices are fraught with inconsistencies. For example, though companies and hospitals are required to report certain events to the FDA, reporting is optional for doctors. 

In the past, it took months, sometimes even years, for authorities to ascertain whether the adverse events were unrelated or indicated that the device posed a public health hazard.


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Daniela Nuñez's curator insight, May 8, 2013 6:16 AM

I like transparency tools coming from FDA, but they will not mean anything if the public does not know the tools exist or does not engage with them.