Introducing the ONCOassist Enterprise Package

Our goal with ONCOassist has always been to make life easier for oncology professionals. That is why, since launching ONCOassist just over a year ago, we have been constantly updating ONCOassist based on feedback from our users. One of the features we have been asked for most frequent
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Should we regulate mobile medical apps?

This is a guest blog post from Melissa McCormack Managing editor of Software advice. Please take her poll on whether or not the FDA should regulate medical apps. Thanks Melissa for contributing this great piece. Regulation of mobile medical apps is a hot topic everywhere lately, but t
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The Plunge into the Healthcare Startup Scene

When Christmas 2012 was all but over and I ventured back to university to commence my last semester before the dreaded final exams, it suddenly occurred to me that in the summer I’d probably need to get one of those 9-5 things I’d heard people talk about. I enthusiastically opened up
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Life in a Digital Health Start-Up

For the last year and a half, I have been part of a team building a digital health start-up. In this time, we have launched our first product (ONCOassist), become one of the first companies in the world to get a mobile app classified as a medical device, moved from our home in Ireland
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CE what…? New channels into a new market!

We are delighted to be one of the first companies in the world to be CE approved and we are strong advocates of the regulation of the mobile health industry. Our app ONCOassist is now classified as a “medical device” meaning it can be used to make clinical decisions in a hospital. In
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We are proud to announce that ONCOassist now has a CE mark!

We are delighted to announce that ONCOassist is now CE approved. After months of hard work we are glad to say that ONCOassist is proudly labelled with a CE mark. We are the 1st Irish and 3rd company worldwide to be granted a CE mark for a smartphone app. What does this mean? ONCOassis
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The Good, the bad and the ugly – Lack of regulation in the medical mobile app market

‘’Not all medical apps deserve a bad rep’’ says Dr. Kevin Pho, an internal medicine provider for the Nashua Medical Group. Over the past few years’ smart phones have become an essential part of many lives and the availability of mobile apps is only fuelling the obsession with smart ph
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Time for mobile health to grow up!

At the turn of the 20th century the pharmaceutical industry was an unregulated free-for-all. You could put any product on the market and make whatever claims you want. Products such as Egyptian oil claimed to cure everything from cancer to corns. There were anti-fat remedies to make w
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