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iPhone in health monitoring by Medtronic

iPhone in health monitoring by Medtronic

Mobile devices, with proper IT support, are set to be deployed for a wide ranging applications, particularly in the field of health care, clinical parameters (recording and monitoring), personal medical applications and monitoring of implanted devices. Medtronic look forwards to take advantage of health IT solutions to broaden the company’s focus and find ways to generate more revenue from existing...
Filed in: Health News, iHealth
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Catra – A easy way to detect cataract via smartphone

Catra – A easy way to detect cataract via smartphone

A team of researchers led by Media Lab Camera Culture group director at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Professor Ramesh Raskar have been working on inexpensive way to conduct refractive eye test by using smartphones. The technique is called NETRA – short for Near-Eye Tool for Refractive Assessment. The team has further refined the technique to detect early-stage cataracts, which is...
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iPhone, iPad – Do you like ihealth’s BP monitor better than Withing’s

iPhone, iPad – Do you like ihealth’s BP monitor better than Withing’s

Mobile health or mhealth sector is trending towards integration of health monitoring devices like blood pressure monitors, ECG, etc with smart phones.  iPhone is the most popular platform to bridge this gap as indicated by release of iHealth BP3 and Withing’s blood pressure monitors, which are compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Mashable has provided a good overview by comparing iHealth...
Filed in: Health-O-Meter, iHealth
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Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh develops iphone app “ChildrensPgh” to educate parents

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh develops iphone app “ChildrensPgh” to educate parents

Kids are susceptible to illness that keeps their parents on the toes due to frequent visit to physician.  Generally, infants or toddlers are more worrisome for parents as they can not express themselves.  With popularity of health apps, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s health network launched an iPhone app called ChildrensPgh. The iPhone app is designed to give parents information...
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Educate your kid about nutrition via Count Your Peas iPad app

Educate your kid about nutrition via Count Your Peas iPad app

Parents, usually, have tough time feeding their children as most of the kids don’t want to eat.  I know some of my friends spend an easy hour trying to feed toddler their dinner.  On top of that if you would like your kids to eat healthy nutritious food, which isn’t as palatable as junk food, it could be a nightmare.  Design Seedling Inc developed Count your peas an iPad app that makes basics...
Filed in: Health News, iHealth
UCSF Medical Center uses robotic technology to prepare and track medications

UCSF Medical Center uses robotic technology to prepare and track medications

The robotic technology has become a point of interest in many industries including healthcare. The latest news is from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) where the pharmacy is using robotic technology and electronics to prepare and track medications with the goal of improving patient safety.  The UCSF Medical Center has implemented three robotic pill-dispensing machines that handle...
Filed in: Health News, iHealth
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Will iPad2 continue to rule physician’s heart as top Medical Tablet?

Will iPad2 continue to rule physician’s heart as top Medical Tablet?

Apple launched second generation of iPad on March 11, which has been cynosure of tech savvy people after Steve Jobs introduced it.  Motrola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab, RIM Blackberry Playbook, HP WebOS and many more crowding the tablet PC space, which one do you think will be treated by the healthcare industry the best? We wrote about the critical requirements of “Medical Tablet” in the past and...
Filed in: Health News, iHealth
Walgreens- 1M users access “prescription text alerts” app

Walgreens- 1M users access “prescription text alerts” app

Walgreens, the largest US drug store chain operates more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide that provide access to nearly two-thirds of the U.S. population within three miles to a Walgreen store.  The drugstore chains are getting even more convenient with new smart phone augmentations in the hands of many Walgreens customers nationwide. The drug store chain said within four months of launching a “Refill...
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Find your olive oil source from GoEVOO iPhone iPad app

Find your olive oil source from GoEVOO iPhone iPad app

Olive oil has been part of cuisines around the world from ages, especially Italian.  Olive oil offers various health benefits over other vegetable or cooking oils.  The Passionate Olive, Inc. is a company with mission to educate people about the health, beauty and dietary benefits of olive oil.  The Passionate Olive, Inc released an iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad app called GoEVOO.  GoEVOO is designed...
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Northrop Grumman Launches EHR app for Veterans on iOs and Android

Northrop Grumman Launches EHR app for Veterans on iOs and Android

Northrop Grumman Company is a well known name in global security, which provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.  Northrop Grumman launched a mobile app that allows U.S. military veterans to have secure access to health information and records from a mobile...
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