Keeping track of own personal health record, as well as family medical history became possible for patients and caregivers thanks to the mobile technology and many quality apps for smartphones and tablets.
Pocket Prep is a company that develops mobile exam prep apps for many fields. We already reviewed their NBSTSA CST Exam Prep app, and now we had a chance to talk with Peter Murphy, the co-founder and CEO of the 'Pocket Prep' company.
To solve the problem of medication non-adherence, the German-based company 'smartpatient' developed the MyTherapy app that functions as both a medication reminder and health tracker to help people stay on top of their prescribed treatment plans.
We had the pleasure to talk with Charles Teague, the CEO of the company that made the popular calorie counting app 'Lose It!', and ask him several questions about the app, as well as the company's future plans.
The 'Find Me Gluten Free' app allows people with gluten intolerance and celiac disease search for local restaurants that offer gluten-free options. We interviewed Jason Elmore, the app creator, who told us more about the app and his future plans.
We interviewed FDNA, a Boston-based company that developed a technology and a mobile app called 'Face2Gene' that use facial photos to detect any features and patterns that could be associated with genetic syndromes.
The 'Prego Wheel' is one of the best gestational age calculating apps. It was created by Dr. Emilie Coudière, a Family Medicine Physician who practices obstetrics, with the help of her husband Jeffrey Fulton, who told us more about the app.
The 'myPill Birth Control Reminder' app is a birth control pill reminder and medication use tracker, which also provides the advice on the birth control use. Here, we interviewed the app creators and asked them more about their app.
Dr. William "Bill" Dirkes, an EM physician, created the QuickEM app, a quick bedside reference tool that provides the differential diagnosis, history, physical exam, tests, and treatment recommendations for over 50 of the most common ER chief complaints.
Clinicians and medical students no longer have to carry heavy reference textbooks around, since many are converted into apps and can now be accessed with mobile devices.