Search Tag: Apps

Executive Health Management

Encouraging health app use with seniors

2019 21 Jan

Prevention, patient autonomy and use of digital goods A digital health coaching platform offers sustainable support of the elderly population to improve their mental, emotional and physical fitness. The German healthcare system is still one of the  best in the world. Nevertheless, for many years the contribution of healthcare... Read more

ICU Management

2018 28 Nov

The parameters of the Capstesia app are described. After taking a photo of the arterial waveform on the monitor screen, and cropping it to the signal of interest, the picture is sent to the Capstesia server via a mobile Internet connection. The heart rate and systolic and diastolic arterial pressures are manually entered into the app to determine... Read more

ICU Management

2018 26 Mar

Patient care within an intensive care unit (ICU) is challenging and can lead well-intentioned critical care physicians to neglect some of the fundamental aspects of daily care. Care of the critically ill patient is often punctuated with physiologic changes that require immediate attention. Given the frequency of emergent and urgent interventions, ICU... Read more

ICU Management

2018 06 Mar

Cardiac arrest is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It occurs either in hospital and out of hospital situations with a common variable in the decision making process: time. Each year, according to the AHA (American Heart Association) statistical report , more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests per year occur in the United States... Read more

ICU Management

2018 20 Feb

Airway management is of key importance to all critical care providers and their patients. Unanticipated difficulties during airway management can lead to severe complications or death. However, prediction of difficulties with upper airway access is challenging. Until now the accuracy to predict a “difficult airway” with the current methods or classification... Read more

Health Management

Radiology Education Goes Mobile: What's Changed?

2017 07 May

Mobile devices are used by most students, residents and radiologists in everyday life. They allow fast and convenient access to all internet resources and to data stored on the devices. Entire bookshelves of information can be transported easily and are at the device user’s fingertips. The interactivity of mobile devices allows new techniques of... Read more

ICU Management

Use of Apps in Intensive Care Medicine

2017 30 Apr

Technology has affected all aspects of our lives. And Critical Care Medicine is no different. This technology revolution has led to the development of many apps that are used by both patients and professionals. Here is an overview of technological advancements and medical applications that have had significant impact on Critical Care Medicine: See... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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ICU Management

New App for Patients Who Can't Speak

2016 07 Nov

An app for patients who cannot communicate has been developed by Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre’s intensive care department. The app (voICe) was released in Dutch in 2013 and is now available in English. It consists of 50 pictograms, for adults and children, grouped in 6 themes, that speak and show the text. When the pictogram is touched,... Read more

IT Management

mHealth: Remote Monitoring Greatest Market Potential

2016 24 Oct

An article in HealthCareIT News focuses on recent data on the mobile health app market as revealed by the latest research.   In the mHealth App Developer Economics 2016 report from research2guidance, figures show that the mHealth market is inundated with apps with supply far outstripping demand.   In 2016, the number of mHealth apps... Read more