Mobile health (mHealth) is a confusing landscape, to be sure. IMS Health, which rates mHealth apps and provides a formal mechanism for app prescribing, estimates there are 63,000 health apps in the Apple and Google stores. The number and variety make it difficult for physicians to find and recommend the good ones. As a result, prescribing mHealth apps is new to most physicians.
Alcon recently launched Toric Pro, a new app that gives cataract surgeons a number of tools in a single app intended to improve their knowledge on toric IOL procedures for treating astigmatism at the time of surgery.
Mind, body, and soul need to be regularly fed in order to feel like a complete person. Most of us now live and die by our phones, so you can take care of all of your needs with your device. Here are my recommendations to feed your mind, body, and soul.