April 26, 2013
Understanding the usage of your publications used to be easy: if it's a book, count the sales. A magazine? Count the subscriptions. An article--count the circulation of the hosting publication. If you're a librarian, just look at how many times it was checked out. For impact, count citations. The digital universe requires new tools to measure these and the Scholarly IQ API is Scholarly's app for putting them right into your application. Scholarly IQ uses SUSHI to harvest COUNTER usage statistics.
Qualcomm Life, a health network and wireless platform provider, has announced that the company has partnered with WebMD to provide consumers with a variety of digital health resources and tools. In addition, Qualcomm Life announced the limited release of the 2net Hub API and SDK Beta at the end of March 2013.
It’s after five o’clock, and you’ve got a weird rash running up your arm. You call your doctor, but instead end up talking to an after-hours operator, who jots down notes, hangs up and then calls the doctor for you. Ringadoc feels patients would rather interact with their doctors directly, so it has developed an automated answering service that lets physicians receive and manage after-hour voice messages from patients. The company just released the Ringadoc API to help keep these interactions HIPPA compliant.