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Health Apps

Can medical apps replace conventional medical diagnostics?

The question as to whether or not there is a point in using medical apps on private smartphones is being asked more frequently. Issues around medical diagnostics are among the key points here. We asked Prof. Dr. Dr. Norbert Gässler, Head of the Centre for Laboratory Diagnostics at the St. Bernward Hospital, Hildesheim, for competent advice. Interview: Walter Depner


Does my App look big in this?

The joint European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP) and MedTech Europe Working Party announced today the launch of its Workshop Report and resulting “Roadmap for Medical Device Development in Europe.” This initiative is aimed at answering the question, "what constitutes - ‘high quality’ of clinical evidence for medical technology," in particular from an ethical, patient,…



App capable of halving medication errors

The Calité Research group at the Miguel Hernández University (UMH) of Elche together with the Department of Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science, have designed the app ‘Alicia’. The aim of this application adapted to iPhone, iPad and Android, is to help patients over 65 years with multiple pathologies to administer their own medication at home.



Medical app competition during Medica 2014

Developers of medical apps will have the opportunity to present their creations live at the App Competition during Medica 2014, World Forum for Medicine, to be held from November 12 – 15, 2014 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.