Medical App Developers: Building Successful Apps That Physicians/Patients Will Use

November 5, 2013

Join Wireless Health Hub’s November 19, 2013 Meetup, and bring your medical app developer friends with you! Dr. Orrin Franko will discuss how to create medical apps that physicians and patients really want and will use.

Dr. Orrin Franko Speaks at Wireless Health Hub

Dr. Orrin Franko will discuss how to create a medical app that physicians and patients will really use.

We know how hard it is to ensure that the app you put your time into is the right fit for the doctors, hospital staff and consumer-patients you have in mind.

Medical App Development

Orrin will give you insights on:

–  Physician Input – How to get a surgeon’s attention
–  Creating apps that solve real-life problems
–  3-5 Biggest mistakes made by developers in medical apps
–  How to test your ideas for new medical device/mobile apps
–  Validating your apps and reporting clinical outcomes
–  How engineers should talk to doctors about apps

As always, we’ll have time for questions and discussion. Don’t miss this important opportunity to get an insider’s view of medical app usage.

Orrin I. Franko, MD Bio:

Orrin I. Franko, MD, is an Orthopaedic Surgery Resident at UCSD and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  He attended UCSD for his undergraduate education and completed his medical education at Harvard Medical School.  As a technology-minded orthopaedic resident, he is at the forefront of app integration into surgical and orthopaedic practice, serving on various national committees and organizations. He has authored over 30 peer-review publications, co-authors a monthly column in Orthopedics Today magazine about emerging technologies, founded and, and co-founded and edits the Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine. is dedicated to reviewing mobile apps that are useful to orthopaedic providers, trainees, and students. We recognize that medical providers do not have the time nor the money to test every app available, so we provide concise reviews for the apps you might find most helpful.

This site was founded by Orrin I. Franko, MD, a resident member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Orrin has published scientific manuscripts on the topic of smartphone app use among orthopaedic surgeons, and he is the Lead App Editor for the Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine.  The motivation for this site was to help busy surgeons identify apps that are most useful in the clinical, academic, and educational environments.


The Wireless Health Hub is located in North San Diego County:

460 West Mission Road, Suite 133-135
San Marcos, California

Wireless Health Hub Parking:

There is parking on either side of Marcos street but, in case it is full, there is a lot next to the Mexican Restaurant on the corner of Mission and Marcos. You can park there.

Click on this link (below) to RSVP for the Wireless Health Hub Meetup, Nov. 19, 2013 at 6:00 pm.



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