smartphone medical app

By Brian Dolan August 28, 2014
Medical and engineering researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have developed a smartphone app, called BiliCam, that they claim can diagnose jaundice in newborns via a smartphone's camera. "The app, called BiliCam, uses a smartphone’s camera and flash and a color calibration card the size of a business card," a blog post on the university's site explains. "A parent or health care...
By Jonah Comstock April 16, 2014
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article said Skyscape was being shut down, it is in fact being reworked and re-launched. Merck GHI-owned digital health marketing firm Physicians Interactive has launched free iPhone and Android versions of its medical content reader and physician toolkit iPad app Omnio, and will be sunsetting legacy app Skyscape Medical Resources once those apps are...
By Brian Dolan March 19, 2012
Senior care company Independa has inked a deal with Telcare to add its cellular-enabled glucose meter to its remote management services for older people. Telcare's meter received clearance from the FDA last August, making it the first meter with cellular embedded. The Telcare BGM device sends the glucose readings to the company's central server, which then sends it to Independa's cloud-based...
By Brian Dolan October 6, 2010
Electronic Medical Records developer Allscripts announced a new mobile medical application at the National Association for Home Care's (NAHC) event this week: Allscripts Mobile Homecare, a smartphone application intended for use by physical therapists, nurse assistants and other home care health clinicians. Allscripts Mobile Homecare is a point-of-care, remote access app for Allscripts EHR for...