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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
June 02, 2010
Technology is always promising something and the iPad is no exception with some seeing it as a “game changer” for healthcare, and physicians in particular.
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.
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.
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.