Items Tagged ‘iPhone app’

April 17, 2013

Can a 24/7 Medical App Save Your Life? Better Thinks So.

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Better has made a mobile app that taps into the vast database of the Mayo Clinic to provide immediate health care information and assistance. Appearing onstage today at D: Dive Into Mobile, Better founder Geoff Clapp gave a demo and explained his vision for better health care through his new mobile app. Feigning stomach pains, Clapp […]

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Tags: All Things Digital, Better mobile app, D: Dive Into Mobile, Geoff Clapp, health care information, iPhone app, mobile app


October 11, 2012

Smartphones Are Suitable for Mobile Telemedicine

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

An evaluation of the use of smartphones to remotely review CT scans of the brains of stroke patients has found that they perform as well as desktop systems. The study, the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone teleradiology applications in a telestroke network, has been published in the journal Stroke [1]. The Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: British Journal of Healthcare Computing, iPhone app, Smartphones, stroke, teleradiology, telestroke network


October 8, 2012

Mayo Medical Laboratories Launches Mobile Test Catalog and Reference Apps

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Medical Laboratories is introducing two comprehensive mobile applications for iPhones and iPads, allowing physicians and pathologists unparalleled access to clinical laboratory expertise from Mayo Clinic … “Mayo Clinic has always put the needs of patients first, and the mobile test catalog and reference apps were developed to provide physicians the information they need to […]

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Tags: Dr. Franklin Cockerill, iPhone app, Mayo Medical Laboratories, mobile test catalog, News Medical, reference app


September 5, 2012

Eating Right Between Meetings

By Mystery User

Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, says she works with patients who use services like MyFitnessPal to help them eat healthfully when they travel. But not all apps have the same ease of use, features or science backing them up, Ms. Zeratsky said. “It’s caveat emptor, the buyer needs to […]

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Tags: diet, iPhone app, Katherine Zeratsky, MyFitnessPal, NY Times


April 21, 2010

iPhone app helps doctors

By Mystery User

Canadian doctors now will be able to look at a stroke patient’s brain scan and other diagnostic images on an iPhone after a Calgary research team received Health Canada approval for its software application…   The Resolution MD Mobile Software lets physicians view and manipulate remote medical images in high-resolution 3-D on the iPhone G3, […]

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Tags: Health IT, iPhone app


March 10, 2010

Chest pain? Don’t worry, there’s a Mayo app for that

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic has launched an iPhone application that allows people to check medical symptoms, find self-care advice and even make doctor appointments with a few taps on a touch-screen.   Mayo Clinic Symptom Checker, which was launched last week and can be downloaded free, is among the first medical advice apps to be created and […]

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Tags: iPhone app, Scott Eising, symptom check


March 8, 2010

Feeling sick? Mayo’s offering you an app for that

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Worrywart parents and borderline hypochondriacs, rejoice! Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has released a free iPhone app called Symptom Checker that provides a categorized database of aches and pains, coughs and wheezes, tingles and palpitations…   Another app, Mayo Clinic Meditation, launched in January with on-screen advice on “a form of alternative medicine that focuses on […]

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Tags: iPhone app, meditation app, symptom checker


February 9, 2010

Mayo cardiologist develops iPhone application in spare time

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Calling Dr. App. Calling Dr. App. Dr. Paul Friedman’s late-night activities have people all over the world sending photos with silly messages to each other on their iPhones.   “I didn’t really have a hobby. I don’t garden or anything,” the Mayo Clinic cardiologist said.  Then he bought an iPhone.   Soon Friedman, who was […]

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Tags: Dr. Paul Friedman, iPhone app


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