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 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 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.
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 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.
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.
March 16, 2012
Researchers at Stanford University have designed an interactive case-based online activity to help clinicians prevent and treat sepsis, a life-threatening infection that takes more than 200,000 lives each year.
August 15, 2013
The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday they will partner with Carestream Health to develop new imaging technology aimed at early detection of brain injuries. It's just the latest development for a league that's deploying health IT in football stadiums nationwide.
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.
June 03, 2013
As physicians continue to switch EHR systems or select a first vendor, a new survey by research firm Black Book Rankings has identified a "meteoric trend" in favor of mobile EHR applications, especially a marked leaning for iPad apps.
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.
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.
June 13, 2013
Most physicians feel that tablet computers such as the iPad are better suited for care delivery than smartphones, according to a new survey of nearly 1,400 doctors. That said, app usage found most favor on smartphones -- and docs feel there's much room for improvement in clinical apps generally.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.