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.
February 10, 2010
Last week, during the fever pitch surrounding the announcement of Apple’s iPad tablet, Software Advice surveyed 178 physicians, nurses, medical students and healthcare IT professionals about what the healthcare industry’s ideal tablet would look like.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 15, 2010
MacPractice, the major Apple developer of practice management and clinical software on Macs and iPhones for medical and dental offices, has launched new iPad integration solutions that are expect to allow doctors and dentists to use all MacPractice software on an iPad.
April 09, 2010
There have been a lot of discussions on the net regarding the potential impact of the iPad in the healthcare sector. At this point, there is very little agreement with some pointing to the ubiquitous nature of the iPhone in healthcare as a foreshadowing of the iPad's future impact, while others point to the modest uptake of tablet computing platforms as a precursor for minimal impact.
May 23, 2013
Greenway Medical Technologies, which delivers innovative information solutions for healthcare providers, announced today that PrimeMOBILE, Greenway’s mobile access solution for PrimeSUITE electronic health record customers, is now Microsoft-certified and available for download at the Windows 8 Store.
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.