JAMA Dermatology

By Aditi Pai 02:10 pm May 16, 2016
Direct to consumer dermatology telemedicine services are lacking in a number of areas, including transparency, diagnostic and therapeutic quality, and thoroughness, according to a small study published in JAMA Dermatology. Researchers who worked on the study were from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, Pasadena Premier Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Department...
By Aditi Pai 07:49 am January 29, 2015
People who used an app designed to help protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun saw an improvement in adherence to a sun safety regimen, according to two studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Dermatology this week. The app, called Solar Cell, was created as part of a partnership between Klein Buendel, where lead researcher David B. Buller is a...
By Jonah Comstock 09:08 am September 27, 2013
There are 229 dermatology-focused medical apps in the Apple, Android, Blackberry, Nokia Windows app stores, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Dermatology. More than half of the apps are patient-facing (51 percent), with 41 percent targeted at health care providers and 8 percent aimed at both groups. The authors excluded certain apps form...