Michelle Culhane-Hughes writes:
Last week JAMA Dermatology published an interesting study into the accuracy of smart phone applications in diagnosing melanoma: Diagnostic Inaccuracy of Smartphone Applications for Melanoma Detection (Wolf et al 2013).
Smart phones have amazing potential to improve access to healthcare and health information. The question arises with the results of this study – how do we protect consumers as we do so? Read the article here.
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