Mobile Technology Archive
Physicians at Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York have created a website that provides women aged 40-49 a personalized experience as they try to decide whether to get mammograms.
The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on marketers of mobile apps for making unsubstantiated claims about their ability to accurately analyze moles for symptoms of melanoma.
Mobile devices loaded with a custom app prompting clinicians to follow evidence-based guidelines makes nurses significantly more likely to identify health issues such as obesity, smoking, and depression during routine exams.
Navigating Cancer, a Seattle-based vendor of oncology-specific patient portals, has launched single sign-on functionality in its version 5.1 portal.
The Federal Communications Commission and the Food and Drug Administration on March 31 will host a day-long public workshop in Washington, D.C., on wireless medical test beds and their influence on the development of converged medical technology for clinical and non-clinical settings.
Parents of babies in intensive care at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston can check on their children using iPads, thanks to a $100,000 grant from Google.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its Child Health Tracker app and is offering it to parents free of charge during the month of February (regular price: $4.99).
Insurer UnitedHealthcare says its Health4Me mobile app now enables plan members to pay their medical bills and manage their healthcare claims and related expenses from their smartphone.
An ongoing study at Cleveland Clinic finds mobile stroke treatment units considerably more effective than traditional ambulance transport for timely evaluation and treatment of stroke. Preliminary data were presented at the American Stroke Associations International Stroke Conference 2015.
Scripps Translational Science Institute in San Diego is leading a consortium to develop a program through which wearable, wireless health sensors, a wireless vital signs monitoring platform and advanced analytics technology will be tested in a new approach to treat Ebola.
Promoting research papers via social media does not increase their visibility, according to a study published in Circulation, conducted by researchers at the University of Utah.
Smartphone-based activity and fitness apps are just as accurate as those found on dedicated wearable devices, and may be a more economical alternative for most people.
U.S.-based mobile carriers have the potential of serving as valuable bridges between healthcare providers and their patients in facilitating digital communications.
Search engine giant Google has announced that it will be improving user searches for health information.
Cloud-based clinical research platform developer Medidata says it has formalized a strategic collaboration with activity tracker vendor Garmin International. The collaboration features integration of data from Garmin's vivofit tracker into the Medidata Clinical Cloud platform.