Monday, November 25, 2013

5 Jaw-Dropping Medical Uses for the iPhone (pictures)

 "Over the past few years, tech and health-care companies have demonstrated that Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) iPhone has plenty of potential as a portable medical device.

Beyond being a phone, the iPhone is a powerful ultraportable computer with a touchscreen, onboard cameras, a microphone, and motion sensors. Those features make it a viable replacement for the brains of many modern medical devices -- allowing for the creation of much cheaper and smaller systems.

Analyze blood, Blood Pressure, EKG, Dermatology analysis, Ultra Sound and I have seen the Odoscope  (takes pics of ear infection and mails to your doc.

The iPhone as a glucose meter
Diabetes patients have to check their blood sugar levels regularly with glucose meters. These devices traditionally require a pinprick to dip a blood sample onto a strip of glucose paper, which is then inserted into the glucose meter to be measured.

The Iphone simply is killing the Iphone knock off droids in Medical apps. If you have a serious medical app you are going to put it on the gold standard mobile computing platform first.

P.S. I just got my gold Iphone 5S 64 Gig

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