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A new NHS online library of health apps and promises from the US FDA that guidance on medical smartphone apps will arrive before the end of this year threaten, as my column in the April issue of PME put it, to bring some order to the chaos of mHealth apps.
That said, initiatives like the NHS library, Happtique’s mobile app certification programme, Apple’s new lists of apps for healthcare professionals and my own pharma mobile app listing in the Digital Handbook, to name but a few, could soon have us asking who will curate the curators.
Elsewhere the April issue’s features included an interview with Novo Nordisk’s Peter Meeus and an engaging look at some emerging models for pharmaceutical businesses.
Strip out the hyperbole – and ‘exciting’, ‘amazing’, ‘successful’, ‘coolest’ and ‘incredible’ all feature in the short press release – and the rest of the figures show:
• More than 200 million iPhones, iPad and iPod touch devices have been sold worldwide Read the rest of this entry »
This week the Tate launched an iPhone/iPad app for its retrospective of the Spanish surrealist painter Joan Miro.
An interesting use of the technology, it’s the Tate’s third exhibition app – following themed apps for its Gauguin and Muybridge shows last year – and is intended as part visitor guide, part memento. Read the rest of this entry »