From helping you monitor your condition to making suggestions for improving it, today's smartphones can become valuable healthcare partners -- with the right apps. The iPhone App Store, the Android Market and the BlackBerry App World are chock full of applications that can help keep you in the pink. The Health, Wellness, and Fitness categories in the various mobile app stores are full of applications that promise to help keep you healthy. Some of them are backed by major pharmaceutical firms, wh
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This BlackBerry app ($2.99) is the smartphone equivalent of a MedicAlert bracelet: a place to store your personal and medical information so a paramedic or doctor can quickly find out what they need to know. In addition to your medical history and medications, you can also store your emergency contacts. What's more, Emergency Info associates each contact name with a Call button, so anyone tending to you can easily get in touch with whomever they need.
InformationWeek Tech Digest August 03, 2015The networking industry agrees that software-defined networking is the way of the future. So where are all the deployments? We take a look at where SDN is being deployed and what's getting in the way of deployments.