Monday, March 5, 2012
Three Free Healthcare Apps That Empower Patients
The significant adoption of smartphones among physicians has not only led to an explosion of medical apps aimed at healthcare providers, but it has also cultivated an emerging trend of health and wellness apps aimed at empowering patients. While great innovation is happening in the health and wellness mobile ecosystem, it?s dif?cult for patients and physicians to navigate through the large database of apps to ?nd ones they can actually use. My experience reviewing health and medical apps as a writer, combined with my experiences in a high volume Emergency Department that sees a diverse patient population, has allowed me to get a unique sense of this space.