Wednesday, February 17, 2010

ER Doc creates some iPhone apps

Dr. Harvey Castro is an emergency medicine physician who has created some iPhone/iPod touch apps. Call it a hobby, call it a supplemental non-clinical job. Here are the details:
Lantana, Texas - Deep Pocket Series LLC has released Pink Reminder 1.0, their unique pretexting utility for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Designed to take advantage of the iPhone's unique capabilities and interface, Pink Reminder serves to help busy individuals keep track of their birth control by texting them reminders on the date and hour they choose. Never forget to take your birth control again or to change your vaginal ring on time.

The app will allow the user to set up reminders at any point in the medical regiment. The app will display what day pill the user is on and will display the time the next pill should be taken.

At any time, users can cancel any future tasks from within the app. The app can be set up for someone else For example using your iPhone you can set up to have these reminders for your spouse. Other carriers include, but not limited to, Verizon, T-mobile, Sprint, and many others. The users can text other users in Canada and most major cell phone providers in the United States.

Feature Highlights:
* Comfortable and simple User Interface
* Reminders can be set to be delivered at any time (up to a year in advance)
* Pretext reminders for doctors appointment, medication refill.
* Snooze feature, will text up to 3 times after the time alloted. 
* Supports alternative carriers outside the AT&T network

We have had patients in the emergency room complaining that they needed a reminder to take their medications., I decided that using text messages as a reminder would be the ideal way to address this issue." said Dr. Harvey Castro, founder and CEO of Texas based Deep Pocket Series LLC. "The idea came to me when working on his a Love reminder app. "

System Requirements:
* iPhone or iPod touch 2.2.1 or later. * Must have a cellphone available to activate the application.

Pricing and Availability: Pink Reminder 1.0 is only $0.99 (USD) and available for United states and Canada users exclusively through the App Store in the Medical App category. Pink reminder will request a code that is delivered by text to a cellphone. Review copies are available upon request.

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