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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Continua Health Alliance will make its design guidelines available for download free of charge, with an eye toward helping developers build end-to-end systems that offer connectivity between personal health products.
January 12, 2012
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Because our cover story by Mike Miliard this first month of 2012 explores what healthcare IT might look like a short five years from now, we decided to put our Newsmaker spotlight on a physician who can’t seem to stop thinking about the future, even as he disavows the title “futurist.”
January 10, 2012
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The abundance of broadly categorized mobile medical applications that have been developed and distributed in recent years has left some healthcare professionals questioning many apps’ quality and general usability.
January 10, 2012
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The chief of the cardiology department at 400-bed Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Florida has developed software for controlling heart devices remotely using an iPad, The hospital’s executives say the technology could revolutionize the way physicians reprogram pacemakers.
January 10, 2012
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The mHealth market earned revenues of $230 million in 2010 and is estimated to reach $392 million in 2015, according to a new report from research firm Frost & Sullivan.
January 10, 2012
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Siemens Healthcare and Social Media Today have announced a collaborative agreement, whereby Siemens will provide exclusive sponsorship of the Healthworks Collective, an editorially independent, moderated community for thought leaders in international healthcare.
January 9, 2012
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Experts predict an upswing in mobile usage, more data breaches and new risks for social media in the year ahead. Eleven industry observers suggest some healthcare data trends to look for in 2012.
January 6, 2012
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The American Academy of Pediatrics and Sanofi Pasteur have partnered to ensure that pediatric offices nationwide have access to a new vaccine packaging technology that will capture more information in a simple two-dimensional scan than was possible with a standard linear barcode.
January 6, 2012
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The global market for point-of-care diagnostics, valued at $13.8 billion in 2011, is expected to increase to $16.5 billion in 2016, according to a new report Point-of-Care Diagnostics from BCC Research.
January 6, 2012
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Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, has shared seven market trends that will shape telemedicine and telehealth in the immediate future. These trends represent major changes from the existing norm, creating new challenges and opportunities for the industry, he says.
January 6, 2012
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Kony Solutions announced that Independence Blue Cross (IBC), southeastern Pennsylvania's largest health insurer, has selected Kony Solutions as its mobile application platform.
January 6, 2012
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Two new winners of an HHS innovation challenge have created health IT applications that use public data and to help patients and healthcare professionals prevent, detect, diagnose and treat cancer.
January 5, 2012
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