Here’s the dilemma. New surveys show that mobile device initiatives play a major role in enhancing patient satisfaction at healthcare facilities. Yet, more widespread use of mobile devices could lead to major security issues. Read More
The accelerometers built into most smartphones can identify atrial fibrillation (Afib). Known as gyrocardiography, this method is now known to compete with electrocardiography (ECG) for detecting Afib in many use cases, particularly letting patients assess their own heart rhythms without relying on additional devices beyond smartphones that nearly everyone now has.
Technology continues to play a major role in communications between patients and physicians, with the potential to further educate consumers on the ways in which they can be treated.
Drug abuse is one of the most problematic issues of our time, with addiction at epidemic levels. Now there is a new app for mobile devices that can detect traces or bulk quantities of all kinds of drugs. MobileDetect is specifically designed for law enforcement personnel—EMS, hazmat, security officers, customs and border patrols.