Mobile

Northwell Health app for employees

A screensnap of the myNorthwell app for employees. Credit: iTunes

By Bill Siwicki 08:57 am February 23, 2018
The health system uses myNorthwell app to communicate with employees and create specialized communications for segmented groups.
Lexmark mobile printing, secure prescription apps

At HIMSS18, Lexmark will be highlighting their tools around nursing stations, patient admitting and business operations.

By Jonah Comstock 09:03 am February 21, 2018
The company will also be showing technologies for patient admissions, nursing stations and business operations.
patient generated health data

Ajay Mittal, associate director of IT at the American College of Cardiology, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Laura Lovett 03:32 pm February 13, 2018
The trickiest part is getting people to keep using the devices, even six months is a challenge.
healthcare voice app
By Jonah Comstock 11:12 am February 09, 2018
The new tool allows the company to customize not just the content but the tone of patient-facing messaging.
ransomware attacks

Symantec headquarters in Mountain View, California. Credit: Wikipedia

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:07 pm February 07, 2018
The security vendor will debut show floor sessions so attendees can witness first-hand how easily devices can be compromised.
medication adherence

Claudio Saccavini is CIO of Arsenàl.It Consortium of the Veneto Research Centre for eHealth Innovation who helped developed the patient app.

By Bernie Monegain 04:13 pm February 06, 2018
A mobile app for elderly patients in Italy helps better manage prescriptions drugs with an evolving user-experience design.
Secure communications enhance clinical care
By Susan Morse 12:48 pm February 02, 2018
The Hospital for Special Surgery began working last year to centralize the call center management and to move messages from pagers to a secure cell phone.
FHIR standards

A snapshot of the VisualDx app. Credit: Google Play

By Bill Siwicki 05:27 pm January 26, 2018
Physicians at one Missouri health system are using the app to quickly reach conclusions and move forward with the best care options, its CMIO says.
Apple Health Record app

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 11:23 am January 24, 2018
At launch, Apple is working with Penn Medicine, Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Johns Hopkins, Geisinger Health System and others across the country.
medication adherence

Patients report their adherence by simply snapping a photo with their phone’s camera of the pills in-hand. Credit: Wellthapp

By Jonah Comstock 09:56 am January 23, 2018
Supported by a grant, the New York health system has seen success in the mobile app pilot with the startup Wellth.

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