Mobile/Wireless

Mobile computing encompasses solutions for mobile devices that allow physicians to manage clinical, financial and administrative information at the point of care. Smartphones, cart computers, iPads and other tablets, ruggedized mobile clinical assistants (MCAs) and laptops are examples of mobile devices commonly used in a clinical setting.

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Open Health Tools, a multi-stakeholder open source community whose chief health informatics officer is Robert M. Kolodner, MD, the former national coordinator, is joining with the Georgia Institute of Technology on a public-private initiative designed to accelerate the adoption of health information technology.
December 9, 2011
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At the close of the third annual mHealth Summit, held Dec. 5-7 in Washington, D.C., keynote speakers highlighted the vast impact mobile phones and other mobile devices are having -- and will continue to have -- on healthcare delivery in the United States and worldwide.
December 9, 2011
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General Electric and Microsoft will jointly establish a new, as-yet-unnamed healthcare IT company, combining their strengths to spur development of an open, interoperable technology platform and create clinical apps aimed at improving patient care worldwide.
December 8, 2011
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It's a great time to be an mHealth entrepreneur, experts said at Tuesday's Mobile Health Venture Fair, presented by mHIMSS, at the mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C.
December 7, 2011
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Whether the doctor or the patient will be the driving force behind mobile healthcare, remains debatable after a spirited discussion Tuesday at mHealth Summit in the nation's capital.
December 7, 2011
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The 1st Annual HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey, released on Monday, finds that almost all respondents have accessed clinical information through a mobile device. But just 38 percent of them report having a policy in place that regulates the devices' use.
December 6, 2011
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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius kicked off the mHealth Summit in Washington on Monday by spotlighting the ways mobile health technology can improve clinical outcomes, promote preventive medicine and reduce wasteful spending.
December 6, 2011
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When Apple introduced its much-anticipated iPad 2 in March, the event featured a video in which John Halamka, MD, chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, highlighted the clinical uses of the new technology.
December 5, 2011
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When Apple introduced its much-anticipated iPad 2 in March, the event featured a video in which John Halamka, MD, chief information officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, highlighted the clinical uses of the new technology.
December 5, 2011
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Qualcomm is marking its official foray into the mobile health field with a new company, a venture fund, a new gateway platform designed to improve home-based connectivity to mobile medical devices and some 40 partnerships with mHealth vendors and service providers.
December 5, 2011
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The mHealth Alliance and Rockefeller Foundation announced the winners of The Top 11 in 2011 Innovators Challenge Dec. 5 at the mHealth Summit here in the nation's capital. They include innovations from text messaging to nanoscopy. The innovators work around the globe, from Indiana and California, to Madras and Kenya.
December 5, 2011
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Officials at the University of Michigan announced Thursday that the university will launch a new Master of Health Informatics program, to launch in the fall of 2012.
December 2, 2011
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