There are thousands of apps for today’s smart phones – apps that make life easier or more entertaining. Now, from the University of Virginia, comes news of how iPhones helped solve a medical mystery that may be vexing doctors around the world. Sandy Hausman has that story.
Like many other hospitals, UVA’S medical center uses a network of pneumatic tubes to deliver blood samples to its central laboratory for testing. Garrett Mullins, a clinical chemistry fellow, says it’s like what he saw as a kid at the bank’s drive-through.