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, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?