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.
September 12, 2012
WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), a leading source of health information, is unveiling a new suite of innovative products that will further empower and enable consumers and patients through every step of their healthy living journey. As a leading health brand for consumers, WebMD continues to attract the largest, most engaged audience seeking health and wellness information for a purpose. The August 2012 comScore Media Metrix U.S. data released today, which reflects WebMD’s implementation of comScore’s Unified Digital Measurement technology, reaffirms that WebMD has the largest number of visitors of any health information site.
April 17, 2012
The proposed rule for Stage 2 Meaningful Use has a strong emphasis on patient engagement. This is certainly a good thing, and I am very glad to see the focus put on this area.
March 15, 2012
With mobile technology evolving every few months, keeping up with the devices' changing role in the workplace can be tough. Even though their effectiveness is being debated, bring your own device (BYOD) programs are popping up left and right, offering employees the comfort and ease of having their personal mobile devices in the office. Randy DeLorenzo helps outline six keys to developing a BYOD program for healthcare.
February 23, 2012
We sit down with Tom Giannulli, MD, CMIO at Epocrates, to demo Epocrates' new iPad EHR, one of only a handful of dedicated iPad EHR offerings at HIMSS12. Dr Giannuli walks us through some of the EHR screens, explains how physician practices can begin using the EHR, and tells us how the Epocrates EHR will help physicians meet meaningful use requirements.
December 07, 2011
Nuance Healthcare’s cloud-based, medical speech recognition technology is increasingly being used to power the mobile clinical environment. Today, healthcare provider organizations and independent software vendors including LifeDox, Massachusetts General Hospital, MedMaster, PhoenixOrtho, University of Miami and others are speech-enabling mobile healthcare applications to enhance clinicians’ mobile experience and to simplify their mobile interactions.
July 12, 2011
The St. Louis-based vendor's new Eden solution is designed to help small practices maintain their independence by combining all EMR and PM solutions on a platform accessible by Macs, iPhones and iPads.
June 24, 2011
With a new app tailored for iPads and iPhones, patients at one of the nation's leading nonprofit health systems now have access to their health records anytime, anywhere.
January 06, 2011
To see the first products from the new GE-Intel collaborative at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show, you need to descend into the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, find the GE booth, and crane your neck around the corner from the home-scaled wind turbine.
December 28, 2010
The iPad has made its debut at a hospital in Israel where doctors have been given the technology to use on- and off-site.
December 14, 2010
A survey of nearly 950 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) members indicates that iPad deployments are accelerating, in large part due to the mobile device's compelling point-of-care applications and uses.
December 07, 2010
Surgeons at Georgetown University are exploring the benefits of using an iPad in the operating room, according to an article published in the Journal of Surgical Radiology. One surgeon says the technology's most obvious advantage in the OR is providing a "convenient way to easily access previous patient imaging."
December 01, 2010
With the release of the iPad in April, many healthcare experts predicted that it could be a “game changer” for the industry by spurring physician’s adoption of electronic medical records.
November 24, 2010
3M Health Information Systems and IQMax have expanded their strategic agreement to develop new mobile solutions that improve physician workflow, streamline revenue cycle processes, and provide instant access to critical information to support patient care.
November 22, 2010
The rapid adoption of smartphones and now touch-screen tablets (e.g., iPad) by clinicians will trigger enormous growth in the use of mHealth Apps within healthcare enterprises, with the market for mHealth in the enterprise projected to reach $1.7B by end of year 2014.
November 15, 2010
The healthcare sector is among the top three industries seeing the heaviest adoption of the iPad for business use, according to data from Good Technology, a Redwood City-based provider of multiplatform enterprise mobility.
November 05, 2010
As readers of my blog know, I'm passionate about mobile technology. I believe that iPhone/Android smartphones, iPod Touch, and the iPad, Playbook, Galaxy, and Streak will become the platforms for healthcare.
October 29, 2010
Zynx Health, maker of evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support solutions, announced the kick-off of a pilot program addressing a new focus on healthcare reform and preparing for accountable care organizations (ACOs).
October 25, 2010
Nimble, a new comprehensive EMR application designed and developed specifically for the iPad, hit the market last month with the aim of allowing docs to provide meaningful care – at the point of care.
September 28, 2010
Nimble, a new comprehensive EMR application designed and developed specifically for the iPad, hit the market Tuesday with the aim of allowing docs to provide meaningful care - at the point of care.