12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps
May 04, 2011 07:00 AM Mobile medicine is everywhere. There's the iPhone app that lets you cut away images of muscle layers to see what lies beneath, an e-health record system for the iPad, and a smartphone-based blood pressure monitor. Here are a dozen innovative ones.
AirStrip Technologies' AirStrip Cardiology
When a physician is caring for an inpatient who just had a heart attack, he needs up-to-the-minute information, even when he can't be at the patient's bedside. This application from AirStrip Technologies provides near-real-time electrocardiogram data directly to an iPad or iPhone. Most docs look at ECGs remotely by viewing scanned ECG strips or accessing them on a desktop. AirStrip Cardiology provides more options. AirStrip also has a mobile app for remote access to a bedside fetal heart monitor. With AirStrip OB, clinicians can view up-to-the-minute FHM strips on an iPhone or iPad.