January 28, 2016
Stanford Health Care has launched a new health app, available on Android, that patients can use to manage their healthcare. Stanford has offered an iOS version of the app since January 2015.
The app, called Stanford Health Care MyHealth app, allows Stanford Health Care patients to view their medical information, check test results, pay medical bills, manage prescriptions, schedule doctor...
October 30, 2013
HealthTap, the doctor Q&A service that has since expanded into both doctor ratings and app curation, announced its newest product, a paid, voice-activated app called Talk to Docs.
The app, which will be available on Android or iOS phones for $0.99, leverages archived answers from HealthTap's free Q&A platform. It uses natural language processing to parse user's health questions and search...
January 24, 2012
Kaiser Permanente announced today that its nearly 9 million patients can now securely access their electronic medical records (EMRs) from a new, free mobile app on their Android devices or from other mobile devices via a mobile-optimized site. KP expects to launch an iPhone version of the app in the coming months, but it is notable the KP departed from the common practice of launching...
December 14, 2011
The El Camino Hospital in California launched its first mobile application, called Family Medical Officer (FMO), this week. The FMO app, which is free for Android and iOS devices, is a consumer-facing app intended for a household's family medical officer, or primary healthcare decision maker.
The FMO app's features include wait times for El Camino Hospital's emergency rooms at its Mountain View,...
November 21, 2011
The UK's NHS (National Health Service) announced this week that its NHS Direct app for iOS and Android smartphones has been downloaded more than 1 million times since its release in May. The app is free to download from the app stores.
The app's features include a health and symptom checker, general symptom relief, and specialist advice on issues such as mental health, contraception, sexual...