April 12, 2013
AT&T is looking to mine the creative mHealth talents of the autism community through a two-day hackathon, which kicks off April 12 in downtown San Francisco.
February 26, 2013
San Diego-based Humetrix has expanded the ways patients and physicians can exchange health records via its iBlueButton app using not only iPhones and iPads but also Android devices with secure Quick Response code to transfer the patient's Blue Button record between systems.
February 04, 2013
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins has announced the launch of an iPad app for Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills, the Web-based procedures reference product used by hospitals.
January 31, 2013
MacPractice, an Apple developer of practice management and clinical software for doctors' offices that use Macs, iPhones and iPads, and RT-MediBus, a provider of clinical and business connectivity solutions, today announced the integration of RT-MediBus Ambulatory EHR (Electronic Health Records) system with MacPractice PMS. The joint solution will give MacPractice PMS users access to the flexible, cloud-based RT-MediBus EHR system on a low-cost subscription basis, from within MacPractice.
January 30, 2013
Athenahealth's planned acquisition of Epocrates announced Jan. 7 is being hailed by analysts as a good move, giving athenahealth a boost for growing its cloud-based offerings.
January 04, 2013
Almost everyone in the healthcare IT world, and beyond, has heard of Blue Button, a federal program designed for, initially, veterans, and now Medicare beneficiaries, to download their electronic health records. But, now there's something new to add to that growing trend: the iBlueButton app.
December 20, 2012
Google's decision to discontinue Google Health will go into effect January 1st, 2013, permanently removing access for all existing Google Health users. drchrono, the company providing Free Electronic Health Records to physicians on the iPad, has created a seamless replacement for Google Health. "We're committed to the idea of giving patients control of their health data and being able to manage this data from doctors and other sources in one place," explained drchrono Cofounder and CEO, Michael Nusimow.
December 19, 2012
MacPractice, an Apple developer of practice management and clinical software for doctors' offices that use Macs, iPhones and iPads, today launched MacPractice iEHR App with ePrescribe for iPad and iPad mini to US physicians. MacPractice iEHR interoperates with MacPractice MD version 4.2 desktop practice management and clinical software and with recently announced MacPractice Clipboard 4.2 App for iPad and iPad mini, which streamlines patient registration.
December 19, 2012
It is not everyday that a person gets to see something entirely foreign and new and have their eyes opened to things that delight and surprise them, but I have just returned from a week of that feeling and it was downright revelatory.
December 18, 2012
I recently coined a phrase while talking to our senior leadership at Partners HealthCare. I told them that we aspire to bring them “innovations they don’t yet know they need.”
December 05, 2012
While many continue to doubt digital health’s long-term economic viability, it’s no longer possible to deny its potential. The market may remain partially untapped at the moment, but digital health’s presence is quickly becoming pervasive through a progressive tapping (and zooming, pinching, and clicking) all of its own.
November 21, 2012
I'm often asked if the use of EHRs diminish clinician-patient interactions in the exam room.
November 20, 2012
NexTech, a provider of specialty specific Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Practice Management, Billing, and Marketing software, is pleased to announce the issuance of US Patent numbers D670,716, D670,715, and D670,714 for the Native iPad EMR application designs by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. These patents protect the design of the iPad application from reproduction and use of products with a similar design.
November 16, 2012
The Mini vs. the Titan: Who Will Win the HIT Innovation Race?
November 13, 2012
It's been about a week now since the iPad Mini was made available to the public, and while the early reviews have been mixed, the healthcare industry is reacting favorably to the new tablet.
November 09, 2012
Escalon Medical Corp. (Nasdaq: ESMC) today announced the partnering of its Sonomed Escalon group with Modernizing Medicine, Inc. to provide cloud-based end-to-end electronic medical records (EMR) and image management solutions for ophthalmic practices. Seamless integration of Sonomed Escalon's AXIS image management software and Modernizing Medicine's Electronic Medical Assistant EMA Ophthalmology EMR solution provides complete patient management from a single merged solution, from coding and prescribing at the touch of a button to powerful exam image review tools, and more. The companies will introduce the integrated solutions at the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL November 10-13, 2012.
November 06, 2012
Not all business decisions turn out as well as it seems they might. It seemed to make sense for Apple to part ways with embedded technology from Google, an erstwhile ally who's now a chief competitor in the smartphone market.
October 29, 2012
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) announced Monday the launch of a new interactive iPad app. AHIP officials say the app, "U.S. Health Care Spending 101," is meant to provide policymakers and stakeholders with comprehensive healthcare spending data in an easy-to-use digital format.
October 02, 2012
The ever-increasing ability of both doctors and patients to send and receive healthcare data on the move is adding some weight to the health information exchange debate, but issues remain with security and a reluctance to share information.
September 24, 2012
With the release of its new iOS 6 operating system, the iPhone and the iPad have jettisoned Google Maps in favor of Apple's own new mapping software. That's caused problems for some users seeking directions to hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms.