Search Tag: health apps

IT Management

2016 14 Nov

  Anna Sort, nurse, healthcare gamer and app creator at Play Benefit, answers the question: How should a healthcare app developer create a product that addresses a service need and that healthcare professionals want to use?   For the past few years I've heard this discussion a lot in start-up meetings, over coffee in congresses and even... Read more

Health Management

2015 08 Dec

Renowned cardiologist and Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute Eric Topol believes that the future of medicine will include doctors making appointments with patients.  There was a time in healthcare when patients were dependent on doctors for medical tests. However, Dr. Topol believes that the future will not be so. Instead,... Read more

IT Management

Health Apps Downloaded But Not Used Effectively

2015 11 Nov

Findings of an online survey show that while fitness and other health-related smartphone apps are acquired in large numbers by Americans, most are left unused after being downloaded. The study will be published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth .  The survey was conducted by researchers at NYULangone Medical Center.... Read more