Medicine

Apple Hires Stanford Digital Health Researcher Dr. Sumbul Desai

Apple is quickly moving forward with efforts to build out its own health products. On Friday, Stanford confirmed to Internet Health Management that Dr. Sumbul Desai, a key figure in January's launch of the Stanford Center for Digital Health, will be leaving for an unknown role at Apple. Desai started at Stanford as a resident physician...

Doctors are Using iPhones to Speed Up Trauma Care

Doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles are using an in-house iPhone app with a text-messaging feature, that allows them to communicate with one another and swarm in from various parts of the hospital before a trauma patient arrives, Canada.com reports. The app displays a patient’s vitals and blasts out the information to the trauma team as members are assembling. Typically,...