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Smartphone and Medicine

The Smartphone and Medicine

Ten years ago, no one would have imagined that a smartphone could be useful in health care, but these devices have improved rapidly, with specifications and processing power increasing exponentially, and lending themselves to resilience and adaptability. Amazing advances have been made available for both iOS- and Android-powered smartphones recently that are capable of changing the landscape and our mindset regarding how we use technology to advance the diagnosis and prevention of many illnesses.

Tech Tips for iPhone IOS7

Tech Tips for iPhone IOS7: Here’s our 7 on 7, or 7 of our favorite new things about IOS7.

Big news for the iPhone IOS7 is iTunes Radio, which lets you enter in an artist, song, or genre, and you will get a station that plays songs similar in nature. There are options to like the song, dislike it so it doesn’t play again, or buy it and add it to your iTunes music library. There’s an audio ad every 15 to 30 minutes, but it’s free customized radio so that isn’t a bad deal.

Mobile Tips & Tricks: iOS

Mobile Tips & Tricks: iOS (iPhone & iPad)

Technology is ever changing. It is getting faster, smaller, and more intuitive. Are you up-to-date with the latest thingamajig or app (that’s short for application for all you fogies)? Do you know your LOL from SMH? To help you out, we’ve created a compilation of the best how-tos, tips, tricks, and hacks for your iOS mobile devices. Use it, share it, and enjoy it.

Mobile Tips & Tricks: Android

Mobile Tips & Tricks: Android

Technology is ever changing. It is getting faster, smaller, and more intuitive. Are you up-to-date with the latest thingamajig or app (that’s short for application for all you fogies)? Do you know your LOL from SMH? To help you out, we’ve created a compilation of the best how-tos, tips, tricks, and hacks for your Android mobile devices. Use it, share it, and enjoy it.

Smartphone turns into Handheld Biosensor

Cradle Turns Smartphone Into Handheld Biosensor

Researchers and physicians in the field could soon run on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, medical diagnostics, food safety and more with their smartphones.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a cradle and app for the iPhone that uses the phone’s built-in camera and processing power as a biosensor to detect toxins, proteins, bacteria, viruses and other molecules.

iPad Apps for Seniors

iPad Apps for Seniors

There are a growing number of free or inexpensive smartphone apps available for aging or ailing patients with chronic health conditions. These apps help patients and their caregivers keep track of medication dosages, nutritional requirements, and other daily healthcare needs. The apps also tap in to the growing trend of using mobile technology to communicate, organize our lives, and improve our health.

Great Gadgets for the Medical Professional

Great Gadgets for the Medical Professional

On tiny keypads and shiny touch screens, medical professionals have fully embraced all that wireless offers. From simple tasks like checking e-mail to downloading the latest drug reference from Epocrates, health care professionals can truly appreciate the sleek and proficient wireless world.

After a careful review of some of the latest gadgets for the medical profession, we’ve created this list of our favorites. Let’s see if you agree…

Mobile MD Must Have Apps

Mobile MD Must Have Apps

Did you know that there are more than 10,000 medical/health care apps available? Or that 88% of doctors would like patients to monitor health issues like weight, blood sugar, and vital signs at home? Identified below are some very useful apps that as a health care practitioner, you may want to check out for yourself and/or your patients. We’ve also identified some great apps that are just for your fun and entertainment. Hey, doctors need down time too!

Medical Software Technology Tips

Medical Software Tech Tips

To manage a medical practice efficiently and in an organized manner, we need to find a good software fit. Having the right software makes all the difference in time management, appointment scheduling, keeping an accurate inventory of supplies, payroll, staffing schedules, and accounting. You should consider your office needs independently, looking for attributes like usability, compatibility, functionality, and cost. You may be able to find a package that includes office management, patient record management , and billing, or you may need to use different software products.

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