AsthmaMD is a well designed free patient app for use in monitoring asthma

See on Scoop.it – Lessons in the Digital Age AsthmaMD is a well-designed app for asthmatic patients to track their symptoms and peak flow measurements for better control of asthma symptoms. Evidence Based Patient Centric App Review Series Goals of app review: To determine if AsthmaMD can be used by patients to improve control of…

5 reasons that prevent doctors from using mobile apps

See on Scoop.it – sm in healthcare Despite exuberance in the technology community, there is much resistance in the medical community about the adoption of medical apps for prescribing. (…) “Most physicians do utilize mobile apps for reference purposes. Despite exuberance in the technology community, there is much skepticism and resistance in the medical community…

Five Reasons Why Physicians Will Resist Prescribing Medical Apps …

See on Scoop.it – sm in healthcare If one delves a bit more into the facts, the 80% quoted in the Jackson and Coker report is derived from yet another study by Aptilon reported in April, 2011by mobihealthnews stating that 61% of physicians had smart phones, … 1. Lack of reimbursement 2. Bad taste from…

New iPhone app can detect atrial fibrillation

See on Scoop.it – sm in healthcare Take Home: UMass Medical School and WPI have developed an app that can detect atrial fibrillation.  This moves connected and mobile health closer to reality.  The really important development with this approch might allow us to treat patients who have AF intermittently (paroxysmal) differently than we currently do….