July 18, 2011
From bolstering brand identity to reducing administration costs, hospital signage is a growing industry with a continuous supply of new and sophisticated tools that spread hospital communication.
July 12, 2011
As more clinicians begin using their personal mobile devices to aid patient care, hospitals must be prepared to manage them in order to ensure security and privacy, according to one expert.
July 08, 2011
How comprehensive can the information in an EHR be before patients grow concerned for their privacy? Do doctors using EHRs run the risk of missing the meat on the bones -- the details?
July 05, 2011
As doctors increasingly adopt mobile devices, this much seems clear: At least for now, Apple is king.
July 01, 2011
The Department of Veterans Affairs expects on Oct. 1 to let clinicians in its hospitals and other employees use mobile devices – likely Apple’s iPhone among others – once they are verified as secure and that any personal information stored on them is encrypted.
June 28, 2011
The increase of mobile devices, embedded devices, virtualization software, social media and the consumerization of IT are the top five security threats for healthcare organizations today, says one expert.
June 24, 2011
AT&T this week announced a management service that allows physicians to access medical images from the cloud via their mobile devices. Additionally, it announced a partnership with Annapolis, Md.-based Zephyr Technology to provide wireless access to its biometric devices.
June 02, 2011
UPMC and Alcatel-Lucent have announced plans to consolidate the Pittsburgh-based healthcare network's considerable telemedicine tools and solutions on one platform, creating a virtual exam room that will help healthcare providers deliver care to patients in remote locations.
May 18, 2011
At the IBM SmartCamp, which puts start-up firms together with venture capitalists and industry leaders to provide coaching and support, three of the five finalists are focused on empowering patient-driven healthcare.
May 16, 2011
As more employees use their personal mobile devices at work, it is vital that healthcare organizations have a "policy in place to keep their employees productive and their data safe," says one expert.
May 12, 2011
A new poll shows most people trust health and medical research information provided by traditional news sources over social media and mobile devices.
May 10, 2011
New mobile technology introduced today by 3M makes it easy for physicians to manage their daily schedule, review patient information, dictate progress notes, and log accurate charges all on a single mobile device in the palm of their hand.
May 03, 2011
UPMC and Alcatel-Lucent have signed an agreement to jointly develop a telemedicine platform and suite of applications that will enable patients to receive care even when they are far from doctors and hospitals. This newest collaboration builds on a relationship and co-development agreement dating back to 2006 between UPMC and Alcatel-Lucent.
May 01, 2011
At the ATA 2011 opening plenary Sunday afternoon, American Telemedicine Association President Dale Alverson, MD, gave a powerful opening speech that emphasized how a "perfect storm" of factors has set the stage for fundamental transformation of care healthcare delivery. "This is a time for telemedicine," he said.
April 27, 2011
PhoneFactor, the leading global provider of phone-based authentication, today released the results of its recent survey on multi-factor authentication. The results indicate organizations that utilize security tokens, many of which are already frustrated with the burden tokens place on their IT departments and end users, are being driven to action by the recent RSA breach.
April 20, 2011
Every year in April, we survey the HMS medical students about their use of mobile devices.
April 19, 2011
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced its plans to support the healthcare industry in 2011 and beyond with initiatives aimed at maintaining the comprehensiveness and relevance of the Common Security Framework (CSF) and CSF Assurance program.
April 15, 2011
M*Modal and WebChartMD announced the integration of M*Modal's speech understanding technology into the WebChartMD platform. The technology, now part of WebChartMD's transcription workflow platform, is already being adopted by the almost 100 medical transcription service organizations currently using the WebChartMD platform.
April 07, 2011
Android devices may have a market-share edge among consumers, but among physicians and other healthcare providers, Apple's iPhone and iPad still hold a commanding lead over all competing platforms, including Android, RIM and Palm, according to a new analysis by Bulletin Healthcare.
March 15, 2011
Aruba Unveils Industry-First Solution for Self-Service, Secure Network Access for Apple iPads and iPhones