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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The California-based wellness technology company is moving fast with products designed to make telehealth available to everyone.
September 21, 2011
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The Florida-based vendor is partnering with AirWatch to give administrators a platform from which to deploy, manage and service a wide range of mobile medical devices, including smartphones, laptops and tablets.
September 20, 2011
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University of Utah engineers say wireless technology will one day be used to noninvasively measure the breathing of surgery patients, adults with sleep apnea and babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
September 19, 2011
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The world market for telehealth is set to exceed $1 billion by 2016 and could jump to $6 billion in 2020, according to a new report from InMedica, the medical electronics market research group within IMS Research.
September 19, 2011
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced new recommendations and initiatives Monday to support health text messaging and mobile health programs.
September 19, 2011
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Two recent vendor announcements indicate physicians are asking hospitals for greater access through their smartphones, both to access medical records and locked doors or workstations.
September 16, 2011
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First- and second-year students at Weill Cornell Medical College are being provided with new iPads, which will be synched with EMRs for training during their clerkships.
September 15, 2011
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GE has launched a new initiative aimed at accelerating cancer innovation and improving care for 10 million patients around the world by 2020. As part of Thursday's announcement, GE is sponsoring a $100 million open innovation challenge to identify and bring to market ideas that advance breast cancer diagnostics.
September 15, 2011
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The American Medical Informatics Association argues that when it comes to oversight of clinical decision support systems, the most critical factor in determining the risk classification of different types of software is whether the CDS is mediated by a human being or not.
September 15, 2011
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Health 2.0 and ONC on Monday launched competitions to develop new health IT apps aimed at easing the transition from hospital to home and reporting medical device adverse events.
September 13, 2011
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The Philadelphia-based company, one of the largest providers of Medicaid managed care plans in the country, will use NaviNet's platform to connect physicians to e-prescribing services and care alerts in a mobile pilot program beginning October 1.
September 13, 2011
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The Mayo Clinic has created a Healthy Aging and Independent Living Lab, aiming to pilot new services and technologies from companies such as Best Buy, which was announced as the "founding consortium member" of the clinic on Monday.
September 12, 2011
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