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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NoMoreClipboard has announced a new partnership with Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County, a free medical clinic in Indiana for adults without health insurance. The partnership will make personal health records available to VIM patients, giving them online access to electronic health information.
August 18, 2011
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Just three weeks after its iPad-native EHR made news for gaining ONC-ATCB-certification, drchrono has launched an iOS app to replace paper-based patient check-in.
August 18, 2011
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The Institute for Health Technology Transformation opened its two-day conference Monday in Seattle with a spirited discussion of the future of telehealth and mobile health in a rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem.
August 16, 2011
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In the age of social media and text messaging, one would guess teenagers would prefer those methods of contact over something more antiquated like the telephone. But the opposite is true, according to research from Georgia Health Sciences University.
August 11, 2011
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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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