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November 15, 2012  10:47 PM

The evolving world of BYOD in mobile healthcare



Posted by: DrJosephKim
cpoe, mhealth, mobile health

Bring your own device (BYOD) is still a hot mobile health care topic in many hospitals because a growing number of doctors, nurses, and students (both medical and nursing) are bringing their own devices into hospitals. Even if they don't try to access patient data on these devices, they may be...

October 30, 2012  4:40 PM

The evolving world of mobile operating systems in health care



Posted by: DrJosephKim
iPad, mhealth, mobile health

Today’s medical student probably represents the iPad generation of doctors. Medical schools are using Apple iPads to educate students about anatomy and physiology. Students rotating in hospitals are accessing patient records using their iPads. Many residents and attending physicians are also...


September 15, 2012  9:15 AM

mHealth enabling physicians to achieve meaningful use



Posted by: DrJosephKim
EHR, Meaningful use, mhealth, Mobile devices, mobile health

Every physician is talking about the meaningful use of health IT these days. Those who have received their first incentive payments are glowing, while others are...


June 25, 2012  3:11 PM

The blurry distinction differentiating “mobile” devices and computers



Posted by: DrJosephKim
Mac OS, mhealth, mHealth devices, Mobile computing, Mobile devices, mobile health, Windows 7

Not long ago, a mobile phone was called a "cell" phone. Today, these devices have evolved into smartphones (even though many people still use standard feature phones that don't have smartphone capabilities). Today, the term "mobile" is getting redefined all the time. A smartphone like an iPhone is...


December 10, 2011  8:04 AM

The “meaningful use” of mobile technology



Posted by: DrJosephKim
cpoe, health it, HITECH, Meaningful use, mhealth, mobile health, smartphone

We all know that physicians use mobile devices. If you go to a major medical conference like the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) or the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), you'll see thousands of physicians using mobile devices. The most popular


June 27, 2011  3:55 PM

Speaking about mHealth at the Mobile Health Expo 2011



Posted by: DrJosephKim
mhealth, mobile health

I recently had an opportunity to speak at the Mobile Health Expo in NYC. I enjoyed speaking about the history of mobile technology. I was an early adopter in the 1990's and I had an Apple Newton MessagePad. I was one of those physicians who had a digital device in my white coat pocket and I...


April 20, 2011  9:12 AM

I enjoyed speaking about mobile health at Health Journalism 2011 conference



Posted by: DrJosephKim
mhealth, mobile health

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak about mobile health at the 2011 Health Journalism  conference. I enjoyed interacting with reporters and writers as they listed to the panel discussion and asked questions about the evolving world of mHealth. The panel was titled, "Going mobile: The new...


March 16, 2011  6:58 PM

Get ready for the 3rd mHealth Networking Conference



Posted by: DrJosephKim
mhealth, mobile health

I'll be speaking at the 3rd mHealth Networking Conference March 30-31, 2011 Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center I hope to see you there as I discuss the different ways physicians are using social media and discussing health information technology issues. Here's what...


December 8, 2010  11:51 AM

The growth in mHealth in 2011



Posted by: DrJosephKim
mhealth, mobile health

There's no doubt that we'll see growth in the mHealth market next year. In fact, the definition of mobile health continues to evolve as slate tablets like the Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab are entering the marketplace and blurring the lines that separate smartphones and computers. As...


November 28, 2010  11:14 PM

Future of mHealth in 2011



Posted by: DrJosephKim
mhealth, mobile health, public health

I'm a huge fan of mobile health or mHealth. In fact, I gave a presentation at the 2010 mHealth Networking Conference and I enjoyed meeting other clinicians and health IT professionals who were passionate about mHealth. More recently, I've had the opportunity to connect with people who are focusing...


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