Navigation Links
Clinically Relevant Technologies Releases New Medical iPhone App To Fill Gap In Adherence To Low Back Pain Management Guidelines
Date:3/2/2010

Clinically Relevant Technologies counts on the iPhone to fill the gap in poor physician adherence to low back pain management guidelines with the release of new medical iPhone app.

(PRWEB) March 2, 2010 -- Clinically Relevant Technologies released a new medical iphone app for the iPhone platform this week to help bridge an expensive health care gap. The release comes on the heels of a study published last month in the Archives of Internal Medicine that showed general practioners are not following guidelines for effective management of low back pain. The study concluded that this "unendorsed care may contribute to the high costs of managing LBP, and some aspects of the care provided carry a higher risk of adverse effects."

Low back pain is one of the most common generators of health care visits and its reported that at least 25% of Americans have had an episode of back pain that lasts at least a full day within the last 3 months. This is not without significant cost as over $25 billion are reportedly spent each year managing low back pain, and 2% of the entire U.S. workforce receives compensation for low back pain each year (Chou, Annals of Internal Medicine, 2007). These guidelines can be followed with no increase in risk for the patient while at the same time providing even better clinical outcomes and reduced costs according to another study (Fritz, Medical Care, 2007).

Clinically Relevant Technologies aims to bridge this gap by providing point-of-care information to clinicians with the new Low Back Pain Management Guidelines medical application for the iPhone™. Clinicians can now access interactive information for screening, diagnosis, and interventions based on the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society's published guidelines.

About Clinically Relevant Technologies (CRTech, LLC)
CRTech, LLC (clinicallyrelevant.com) ) is a small company comprised of full-time clinicians and researchers that believe in promoting a climate of evidence-guided decision-making in medical practice that is clinically relevant, through the use of smartphones and mobile devices. CRTech also developed the popular medical application CORE - Clinical ORthopaedic Exam, an evidence-based clinical diagnostic tool for management of musculoskeletal pathology, for both the iPhone™ and the Android™ platforms.

Android is a trademark of Google, Inc. iPhone is a trademark of Apple, Inc. PUBMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Clinically Relevant Technologies is in no way affiliated with the American College of Physicians or American Pain Society.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/medical/iphone/prweb3665234.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Rest Assured With Clinically Tested Anti-Snore Pillow
2. HOWARU(R) Protect Clinically Shown to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms in Children
3. YoCream Announces the First Soft Serve Frozen Yogurt With Beneficial Probiotics Clinically Proven to Strengthen the Digestive System.
4. Ambulatory Surgery Centers Pivotal in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings
5. FDA Approves SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan), the First and Only Oral Vasopressin Antagonist to Treat Patients With Clinically Significant Hypervolemic and Euvolemic Hyponatremia
6. Side discrepancy errors in radiology reports rare but often clinically significant
7. Diatherix Laboratories Releases First Clinically Available Test For Confirmation of The Swine Flu Virus
8. Physician and Author to Share Clinically Proven System for Permanent Weight Loss and Optimal Health in Westerville and Dublin, Ohio Areas
9. PlumSmart Plum Juice Clinically Proven to Help Regulate Digestion, Naturally
10. A Clinically Proven, Extremely Effective and Safe Product for Joints Now Available
11. Commonly used beauty staple clinically proven to help treat eczema
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Clinically Relevant Technologies Releases New Medical iPhone App To Fill Gap In Adherence To Low Back Pain Management Guidelines
(Date:7/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... Engineers at ... bio-compatible, because it produces the same kind of electrical energy that the body uses. ... form of moving electrons. This flow of electrons out of the battery is generated ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) State Targeted Response to ... Department of Health Care Services, will facilitate the development of a hub and ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... Every year, thousands of dedicated Higher ... InstructureCon. Each annual event is coupled with a dynamic theme like Camp Canvas; this ... theme, Mission: InstructureCon 0017. , To extend their partnership with Canvas beyond the ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... Beach, California (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 ... ... commercialization of autologous fat (adipose) transfer systems announces the issuance of United States ... ‘324 patent) for its adipose filtration technology. The '398 and '324 patents ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... Paul Vitenas, MD, FACS is excited to report ... invited to attend Allergan’s recent meeting with their Plastics Advisory Board. As one of ... Allergan is bringing a newly defined structure to the aesthetics market. Dr. Vitenas ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/17/2017)... 17, 2017  MedX Holdings, Inc., the manufacturer and ... and rehabilitation equipment, today announced the national roll out ... considered the gold standard for the treatment of low ... strengthening equipment. How ... physician or practice who prescribe the MedX Home Back ...
(Date:7/13/2017)... 13, 2017  Centurion Medical Products, a leader in medical product ... fecal impaction removal device for hospice patient care. ... Centurion Medical Products ... Patient pain management and emotional comfort are part ... alleviate patient pain while preventing unneeded emergency department admission due to ...
(Date:7/12/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , July 12, 2017  Eli Lilly and ... settlement agreement with generic companies to resolve pending patent litigation ... Virginia regarding the Cialis ® ... expire on April 26, 2020. As part of the agreement, ... on September 27, 2018. "The unit dose patent ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: