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, To...
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...
“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_201...
Current & New  • Current:    • iOS4 (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)    • Android, Blackberry, Symbian  • New:    • Windows Phon...
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 Marc...
Clinician appsClinical
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) & ePrescribing
Nimble
Nimble
Nimble
Monthly pricing                                                                           Pricing & Editions              ...
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  defibri...
iBGStar Glucometer
Clinician appsPractice
Medical Reference
Epocrates
EpocratesEpocrates Rx (Free)Epocrates Rx Pro ($99 per year)Epocrates Essentials ($159 per year)Epocrates Essentials Deluxe...
Epocrates Rx Sample FeaturesFree Version: Drug Interactions Pill Identifier – Pill pictures Drug Info – Information on thou...
Epocrates Essentialsfor AndroidDrug InformationOTC MedicationsDrug InteractionsDisease InformationInfectious DiseaseDiagno...
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 a...
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 an...
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 de...
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  ...
EHR app stores• EHRs releasing APIs to allow  developers to build extensions  and new interfaces                          ...
Thank youFelasfa Wodajo, MDSenior editor, iMedicalApps.comMusculoskeletal Tumor SurgeryVirginia Hospital Center
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  1. 1. Medical Applications for Mobile Devices Felasfa Wodajo, MD Virginia Telehealth Summit April 5, 2011
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Mobile health applications are growing rapidly
  4. 4. Health apps by platform, 6 months source: MobiHealthNews.com, 11/4/10
  5. 5. 72% of physician use smartphonesprojected to rise to 81% by 2012source: Manhattan Research
  6. 6. Currently most popular are iPhone & Blackberry
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. “The core goal of the iPad initiative is to improvethe student learning experience.”
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Current & New • Current: • iOS4 (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) • Android, Blackberry, Symbian • New: • Windows Phone 7 • Android tablets • Blackberry Playbook
  11. 11. Finding Mobile Medical Applications
  12. 12. Android Market Launches Medical Section• December 2010• Clinician & Patient apps mixed
  13. 13. iTunes App StoreHealthcare & FitnessMedical
  14. 14. Demand for Mobile Medical Content iMedicalApps.com • November 2009 - March 2011 • <50,000 views/month March 2010 • 400,000 views/month February 2011
  15. 15. Clinician appsClinical
  16. 16. Electronic Health Records (EHRs) & ePrescribing
  17. 17. Nimble
  18. 18. Nimble
  19. 19. Nimble
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. Allscripts Remote
  22. 22. Epic
  23. 23. iPrescribe
  24. 24. Medical devices & Monitoring
  25. 25. Airstrip Technologies - Remote Obstetric & ICUmonitoring Multiplatform
  26. 26. Airstrip• FDA approved• recently announced partnership with Physio-Control (Medtronic) to integrate with LIFEPAK defibrillator/cardiac monitors to send strips from EMS
  27. 27. iBGStar Glucometer
  28. 28. Clinician appsPractice
  29. 29. Medical Reference
  30. 30. Epocrates
  31. 31. EpocratesEpocrates Rx (Free)Epocrates Rx Pro ($99 per year)Epocrates Essentials ($159 per year)Epocrates Essentials Deluxe ($199 per year)
  32. 32. 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
  33. 33. Epocrates Essentialsfor AndroidDrug InformationOTC MedicationsDrug InteractionsDisease InformationInfectious DiseaseDiagnostic/Lab TestsAlternative MedicinesPill IDTables/Calcs
  34. 34. Medscape
  35. 35. One of the best free apps Top 20 Free iPhone Medical Apps for Health Care Professionals
  36. 36. 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
  37. 37. iPad and Android versions
  38. 38. Medscape • Nov 2009: 200,000 downloads • March 2011: 975,000 downloads • Functionality • CME
  39. 39. Calculators
  40. 40. MedCalc
  41. 41. 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
  42. 42. MedCalc • 800,000 downloads • Niche • Small developmental team
  43. 43. Radiology reference & Imaging apps
  44. 44. Monster Anatomy
  45. 45. Featured in Apple iPad advertisement
  46. 46. iRadiology
  47. 47. Free Radiology teaching tool
  48. 48. OsiriX
  49. 49. Radiology 2.0: One night in the ED • Case Based Learning • 48,000 downloads • 1,200 downloads per week • Individual developer
  50. 50. Future of Medical Apps
  51. 51. “Web apps”• Advantages • Easier to deliver, maintain • Cheaper
  52. 52. “Web apps”• Disadvantages • Offline Usability • Full Functionality • User Experience
  53. 53. Health 2.0 Apps Accelerator• “light-weight open framework”• non-profit and vendor neutral• “Removing integration barriers that limit mutually beneficial collaborative business opportunities”
  54. 54. 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
  55. 55. Thank youFelasfa Wodajo, MDSenior editor, iMedicalApps.comMusculoskeletal Tumor SurgeryVirginia Hospital Center

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