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Itching for Success: Dermatology App Hits 100,000 Downloads

Itching for Success Dermatology App Hits 100,000 DownloadsFirst Derm, a free iOS and Android teledermatology app that lets patients receive an opinion on any skin ailment from board-certified dermatologists in just 24 hours, has reached an epic app store milestone.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, the app has now reached 100,000 downloads.

First Derm has been extensively researched as a dermatology triage tool. Users anonymously upload two photos, one up close and one overview, along with a description of the skin concern without requiring registration or profile creation.
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New App Mobilizes Dermatology Like Never Before

New App Mobilizes Dermatology Like Never BeforeLaunched just over a month ago, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published the findings of a study finding substantial diagnostic agreement between teledermatologists and in-person dermatologists.

The bottom line? Mobile health solutions may soon change the field of dermatology as we’ve always known it.

For the physicians and developers of First Derm, an anonymous teledermatology app provided by iDoc24, this study confirms their opinion that it’s possible for patients to receive quality health information from board-certified specialists that is relatively inexpensive and as convenient as snapping a selfie.

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