January 24, 2012
Nine million Kaiser Permanente patients can now access their own medical information anywhere in the world on mobile devices through a mobile-optimized website, Kaiser executives announced today.
January 19, 2012
Mobile computing is beginning to change the way everyone, especially the healthcare industry, interacts with information.
January 18, 2012
Physicians Interactive Holdings, the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for medical professionals, today announced that its mobile healthcare solution Skyscape® has registered more than two million healthcare professionals worldwide in its user network, an industry-leading milestone.
January 16, 2012
We all realize that technology is in constant evolution and we are all bringing mobile devices into our everyday existences like never before. Mobile devices and sensors and anything else in support of best practices and quality healthcare practices are in play today.
January 10, 2012
When looking at the potential uses for a system under the BI umbrella, there seems to be virtually nothing they can’t do as they collect, massage and deliver data for clinical, financial, administrative and operational purposes as well as for payer negotiations.
January 06, 2012
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.
December 28, 2011
Hospitals are usually eager to embrace the latest medical technology, but the road to deploying tablet computers has been bumpy.
December 19, 2011
TeleTracking Technologies today announced release of its Capacity Management Suite™ system version 2.3, which allows users to control core patient flow automation functions from an Apple® iPad®, streamline sign-on protocol for faster login, and speed responses to unexpected spills.
December 09, 2011
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 01, 2011
The frequency of data breaches in healthcare have increased 32 percent in the past year and cost an estimated $6.5 billion annually according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute. Among the chief culprits: sloppy employee handling of data and the ever-increasing use of mobile devices.
November 30, 2011
Kony Solutions, Inc., a leading mobile application platform provider, today introduced Member Mobile, an app designed for health insurers and health plan providers to more quickly and easily launch their mobile presence and engage with members across mobile, tablet and kiosk channels. Built on the proven Kony Platform, the Member Mobile “solution accelerator” offers out-of-the-box features to enhance member engagement, medication management, health plan and provider communication, and health and wellness initiatives, while allowing the plan to leverage existing back office systems. Health plans use the Kony environment to personalize via reskinning/rebranding, utilizing connections to back-end systems and leveraging custom functionality in rapid time with the highest return on investment.
November 28, 2011
Merge Healthcare (NASDAQ:MRGE), a leading provider of enterprise imaging and interoperability solutions, announced the solutions it is demonstrating at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in booth #6219 to help providers improve image interoperability and achieve Meaningful Use.
November 16, 2011
While laptop and notebook PCs are commonplace in the medical community, the next wave of mobile adoption is well under way as providers turn to tablets, smartphones and applications to increase productivity and improve patient care, according to CompTIA's Third Annual Healthcare IT Insights and Opportunities study.
October 31, 2011
The nursing community is embracing mobile health devices and social media tools at a high level, according to a new survey.
October 12, 2011
I've written about the implications of staff bringing their own devices to the office instead of using corporate desktops and the challenges of keeping mobile devices secure.
October 10, 2011
St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, today announced the launch of its Merlin.net® Patient Care Network (PCN) version 5.0. This update features enhancements to the Internet-based repository of patient and implantable device data that provide physicians easier access to important alerts and improve efficiency of data transmission to electronic health records (EHR).
October 06, 2011
It's hard to overstate the impact Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday at age 56, has had on technology for the past 30 years. In hardware, software, communications and design, Apple's contributions have been incalculable – not least in healthcare.
October 04, 2011
The most recent and influential disruptive technologies can be found in something quite small -- your smartphone. Natalie Hodge highlights the five most disruptive health IT innovations in the mobile arena.
October 04, 2011
At BIDMC, I oversee 10,600 desktops and 2000 laptops. They are all locked down with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.
September 27, 2011
Health eVillages will provide decision support tools and technology via mobile devices to remote areas of the globe where quality healthcare is in short supply.