Mobile app to help doctors diagnose unusual cases

Global Business

Millions of us use photo-sharing apps like Instagram or even Weibo, but think about this: how would you feel about the world seeing your medical issues at the click of a button? Doctors are starting to use a new smartphone app that lets the medical community post and share pictures of unusual cases. CCTV’s Kristiaan Yeo filed this report from Toronto, Canada.

Mobile app to help doctors diagnose unusual cases

Mobile app to help doctors diagnose unusual cases

Millions of us use photo-sharing apps like Instagram or even Weibo, but think about this: how would you feel about the world seeing your medical issues at the click of a button? Doctors are starting to use a new smartphone app that lets the medical community post and share pictures of unusual cases. CCTV's Kristiaan Yeo filed this report from Toronto, Canada.

Highlights:

  • A new app aims to help doctors find others to help them with unusual medical cases.
  • Users share and discuss x-rays, rashes, or anything of interest to the medical community.
  • The app is still rolling out, but is already available throughout the English-speaking world, recently expanding to India.

Dr. Bertalan Mesko on new health tech

New trends in health tech are putting more information into the hands of patients than ever before. For more on this, CCTV America interviewed Dr. Bertalan Mesko is a medical futurist and author of The Guide to the Future of Medicine. He explores disruptive technologies helping patients across the world.

Dr. Bertalan Mesko on new health tech

Dr. Bertalan Mesko on new health tech

New trends in health tech are putting more information into the hands of patients than ever before. For more on this, CCTV America interviewed Dr. Bertalan Mesko is a medical futurist and author of The Guide to the Future of Medicine. He explores disruptive technologies helping patients across the world.