iPad apps

By Aditi Pai 07:35 am August 21, 2013
Health and fitness "enthusiasts" still prefer the iPhone to the iPad, according to a Flurry survey of 44,295 users. The iPod touch was not included in the survey. App data services company Flurry currently measures activity on 397 million active iOS devices. The data came from apps with Flurry’s data-collecting software installed. For this survey, sampled in May, Flurry assigned "Personas" to...
By Aditi Pai 07:50 am July 30, 2013
A Wolters Kluwer survey of 300 practicing physicians found 55 percent use both smartphones and tablets in their daily practice and of those, 72 percent primarily use smartphones for accessing drug information. The survey, conducted in April 2013 by private research firm Ipsos, included physicians in the fields of primary care, family medicine and internal medicine. While over half of physicians...
By Jonah Comstock 02:35 am February 7, 2013
In November 2012, Mayo Clinic completed its pilot of an in-hospital, patient-facing iPad app for helping patients and their families through cardiac surgery, according to a report from consumer health engagement consultant Sherri Dorfman. The pilot of 149 cardiac surgery patients aged 52 to 85, which began in February 2012, made headlines in April last year when Mayo Clinic posted a video about...