links for 2011-05-09

May 10, 2011
  • great example of something that we quite easily can do. Any takers?
    (tags: ideas)

links for 2011-05-05

May 6, 2011

links for 2011-05-04

May 5, 2011
  • Smartphone apps have a high rate of dropouts with 26% being used only once and 74% being discontinued by the tenth use. A CHIC survey shows that the availability of a better app (34.4%) and lack of user friendliness (32.6%) are the top reasons for discontinuation of smartphone apps. However what the survey isn’t showing is that some people do not like to be reminded that they have a health condition that needs monitoring.
    (tags: mobile)
  • Genetic profiling and mobile applications for lifestyle tracking might be used for preventive healthcare.
    (tags: future)

links for 2011-05-03

May 4, 2011
  • Consumers continue to trust health magazines, websites and WebMD more than user-generated contribution sites like Wikipedia, Facebook or Twitter for medical information, according to a survey in the US