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FDA releases app for clinicians to track drug shortages From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.05.2015

The FDA has launched a new app, called DrugShortages, to help health care practitioners and pharmacists track current drug shortages, resolved shortages, and discontinuations of drug products. “The FDA understands that health care professionals and pharmacists need real-time information about drug shortages to make treatment decisions,” Valerie Jensen, associate director of the Drug Shortage Staff in the […]

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Study: Interactive, tailored web content may improve patient health, knowledge From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.05.2015

Offering interactive web-based content that is personalized for a patient may increase the patient’s knowledge of their condition and reduce their incidence of negative effects, according to a study conducted by researchers in the Department of Medical Psychology at Germany-based University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. The study, a randomized control trial of 561 people with either type 2 diabetes or chronic […]

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NutriSystem CEO: “You can’t eat an app for lunch.” From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.05.2015

Weight loss company NutriSystem stressed that its weight loss app was a key part of its strategy moving forward, according to the company’s Q4 earnings call. The company’s core offering is an end-to-end weight loss system: The company sends users ingredients and food preparation instructions via snail mail. But the NuMi app, soft launched in March […]

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First Derm dermatology Q&A app tops 100,000 downloads From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.05.2015

First Derm, a dermatology question-and-answer app that is available in the Apple AppStore and Google Play Store, has reached 100,000 downloads. The app launched a little more than a year ago: January 2014. First Derm allows users to anonymously take pictures of external skin problems and send them to a licensed dermatologist, who will respond to inquiries within 24 […]

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