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  • Medical Applications for Mobile Devices Felasfa Wodajo, MD Virginia Telehealth Summit April 5, 2011
  • DisclaimersSenior editor & partner, iMedicalApps.com mobile medical app and technology reviews & commentaryCo-Founder, Touch Consult LLC www.theList.MD : web based signout software for medical and surgical residentsBoard of Advisors, Doximity physicians’ private network, directory & secure messaging
  • Mobile health applications are growing rapidly
  • Health apps by platform, 6 months source: MobiHealthNews.com, 11/4/10
  • 72% of physician use smartphonesprojected to rise to 81% by 2012source: Manhattan Research
  • Currently most popular are iPhone & Blackberry
  • Future Growth of PlatformsEpocrates surveyed medical students in 2010 (that use Epocrates - bias)42% of respondents stated they are planning on buying a new device in thenext yearof these, 64% were planning on purchasing iPhone (iOS) device, 24% Androidand only 4% Blackberry
  • “The core goal of the iPad initiative is to improvethe student learning experience.”
  • UC Irvine - White Coat ceremony (with iPad) http://www.imeded.uci.edu/white_coat_2010.asp http://www.uci.edu/features/2010/08/feature_ipad_100813.php
  • Current & New • Current: • iOS4 (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) • Android, Blackberry, Symbian • New: • Windows Phone 7 • Android tablets • Blackberry Playbook
  • Finding Mobile Medical Applications
  • Android Market Launches Medical Section• December 2010• Clinician & Patient apps mixed
  • iTunes App StoreHealthcare & FitnessMedical
  • Demand for Mobile Medical Content iMedicalApps.com • November 2009 - March 2011 • <50,000 views/month March 2010 • 400,000 views/month February 2011
  • Clinician appsClinical
  • Electronic Health Records (EHRs) & ePrescribing
  • Nimble
  • Nimble
  • Nimble
  • Monthly pricing Pricing & Editions All versions include software hosting, data back-ups, maintenance, support, and upgrades at no additional charge. BEST VALUE! Prescribing Edition Clinical Edition Practice Edition A powerful electronic prescribing A comprehensive EMR and Integrated scheduling, billing, application whether in the o ce electronic prescribing solution and EMR solution for the entire or on the go. for today’s busy physician. medical o ce. $ 99 per provider/per month $ 399 per provider/per month $ 499 per provider/per month Includes Nimble interactive Includes Nimble interactive EMR Includes Nimble interactive EMR electronic prescribing for the for the iPad. for the iPad. iPad and iPhone. Diagnosis-driven prescribing Includes all Prescribing Edition Includes all Prescribing and Clinical
  • Allscripts Remote
  • Epic
  • iPrescribe
  • Medical devices & Monitoring
  • Airstrip Technologies - Remote Obstetric & ICUmonitoring Multiplatform
  • Airstrip• FDA approved• recently announced partnership with Physio-Control (Medtronic) to integrate with LIFEPAK defibrillator/cardiac monitors to send strips from EMS
  • iBGStar Glucometer
  • Clinician appsPractice
  • Medical Reference
  • Epocrates
  • EpocratesEpocrates Rx (Free)Epocrates Rx Pro ($99 per year)Epocrates Essentials ($159 per year)Epocrates Essentials Deluxe ($199 per year)
  • Epocrates Rx Sample FeaturesFree Version: Drug Interactions Pill Identifier – Pill pictures Drug Info – Information on thousands of drugs MedMathEpocrates Rx Pro – $99 per year: Infectious Disease Treatment Guide Brand Name OTC drug products Alternative Medicine IV compatibility checker
  • Epocrates Essentialsfor AndroidDrug InformationOTC MedicationsDrug InteractionsDisease InformationInfectious DiseaseDiagnostic/Lab TestsAlternative MedicinesPill IDTables/Calcs
  • Medscape
  • One of the best free apps Top 20 Free iPhone Medical Apps for Health Care Professionals
  • MedscapeFree app Huge amount of content 7,000+ drug references 3,500+ disease clinical references 2,500+ clinical images and procedure videos robust drug interaction tool checker CME activities and more
  • iPad and Android versions
  • Medscape • Nov 2009: 200,000 downloads • March 2011: 975,000 downloads • Functionality • CME
  • Calculators
  • MedCalc
  • MedCalc Pro• Reviewed by iMedicalApps.com ( Amit Patel, MD, 09/17/10)• iOS only• Pro version upgrade to free version and superior ($7.99) • can create a “patient database” • iPad supporthttp://dev.imedicalapps.com/2010/09/medical-calculator-medical-apps-medcalc-pro/#more-7102
  • MedCalc • 800,000 downloads • Niche • Small developmental team
  • Radiology reference & Imaging apps
  • Monster Anatomy
  • Featured in Apple iPad advertisement
  • iRadiology
  • Free Radiology teaching tool
  • OsiriX
  • Radiology 2.0: One night in the ED • Case Based Learning • 48,000 downloads • 1,200 downloads per week • Individual developer
  • Future of Medical Apps
  • “Web apps”• Advantages • Easier to deliver, maintain • Cheaper
  • “Web apps”• Disadvantages • Offline Usability • Full Functionality • User Experience
  • Health 2.0 Apps Accelerator• “light-weight open framework”• non-profit and vendor neutral• “Removing integration barriers that limit mutually beneficial collaborative business opportunities”
  • EHR app stores• EHRs releasing APIs to allow developers to build extensions and new interfaces • Help patients report health data directly to their• Practice fusion alone had 24 doctors and their medical charts in real-time developers participate in its Developer Challenge • Give medical providers access to real-time patient- driven health data within their EHR system • Build additional analysis, data visualization, alerts, patient education and health-improvement features utilizing the health data
  • Thank youFelasfa Wodajo, MDSenior editor, iMedicalApps.comMusculoskeletal Tumor SurgeryVirginia Hospital Center