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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A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur is looking to take basic charting and clinical functions out of the EMR and offer a simple clinical software package to nonprofits working around the globe.
August 10, 2011
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The Ontario Telemedicine Network, touted as one of the world's largest, is moving beyond its video conferencing roots by adding a web-based system from Vidyo that will enable doctors and patients to communicate through their PCs.
August 10, 2011
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Meaningful use remains the strongest driver to implement electronic health records for physicians, according to a new survey that finds both potential EHR buyers and current users valuing the technology, but with substantially different perceptions and expectations.
August 8, 2011
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The news wasn’t a surprise. By the time it was confirmed, it had been rumored for months. Still, it was a sad day.
August 5, 2011
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– It's been a busy summer on the transcription and speech recognition front. In one week this past month, two separate and significant mergers were announced.
August 5, 2011
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) has launched an emergency room education campaign, incorporating Google Maps to make it easier for consumers to find and use retail health clinics and urgent care centers for non-emergency conditions.
August 5, 2011
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Busy physicians may not always have every answer at their fingertips, but if they have a smartphone, help isn’t that far away.
August 5, 2011
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A Virginia-based, seven-hospital healthcare system with ties to Washington D.C. is getting some financial help for its fledgling telehealth program.
August 5, 2011
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Versus Technology and Salamander Technologies have combined their software platforms to help hospitals and responders in a mass casualty disaster track patients from the field to the hospital.
August 5, 2011
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The government's meaningful use guidelines for healthcare reform have caught the attention of mobile health and telemedicine advocates, who say their programs are right in line with efforts to adopt IT to improve healthcare delivery.
August 5, 2011
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During UC Irvine's White Coat Ceremony on Friday each member of the School of Medicine's incoming class of 2015 will receive an iPad as part of the school's initiative to provide students with a digital medical education.
August 4, 2011
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The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is hosting the Sixth Annual National Health IT Week Sept. 12-16, 2011 in Washington, DC.
August 3, 2011
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