With the rapid rise in technologic advances and the increase in medical specialties in the last half-century, the creation of the medical virtualist could improve care and outcomes and reduce costs.
Health care providers can use the acronym SPPACES to determine what apps are the best for their clinical practice.
Mobile apps have great potential for use in patient-centered care, follow-up, and improving health outcomes.
Some companies and organizations see the potential of the Apple Watch as a useful device for clinicians in communication with patients and colleagues, plus quick access to patient records.
Nearly 14% of Google Play apps used a phone's camera to measure blood pressure without a cuff or proper validation.