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February 5, 2012  10:00 PM

AMA offers free health and fitness app



Posted by: RedaChouffani
AMA, Apps, mhealth, mHealth applications

On Jan. 30, 2012, the American Medical Association (AMA) released a mobile app called Weigh What Matters. Available for multiple platforms (Android, iPhone and iPad), the app...

August 14, 2011  9:38 PM

GE Centricity Advance comes to the iPad and iPhone



Posted by: RedaChouffani
EHR functionality, GE Centricity Advance, mhealth, mHealth applications, mobile health

The GE Centricity Advance mHealth app has finally hit the market, now released for the Apple iOS platform. GE's official release date was on August 13th, 2011, where clinicians are now able to access their patients' medical records, orders, lab results and documents directly from their iPhones and...


August 7, 2011  9:41 PM

Mobile health apps for the patients



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Consumer connectivity, mhealth, mHealth applications, mHealth apps, mobile apps, Patient engagement

The increasing popularity of smartphones and demand for broadband data access across all types of carriers has set the stage for major growth in the mobile application's arena. Many vendors who have already taken steps to seize this opportunity have apps on the market...


July 3, 2011  4:16 PM

Microsoft Kinect and its official push for health care



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Kinect, mHealth applications, Microsoft

It's pretty clear that Microsoft is actively pushing Kinect in the health care space. Even during the absence of the official SDK (software development kit) for business applications, many have managed to use the widely-available, “unofficial” drivers to...


July 3, 2011  4:14 PM

Top 10 must have health care technologies for surgeons



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Kinect, Medical devices, mhealth, mHealth applications, mHealth devices, Microsoft Kinect, smartphones, Surgical applications

In the health care market, everywhere you go you are bombarded with reminders that you need electronic health care records to be efficient. And not to disagree with that, but the degrees or level of benefits can differ drastically...


April 24, 2011  9:12 PM

Web based apps vs. native apps: Comparing cost and functionality of mobile health applications



Posted by: RedaChouffani
mhealth, mHealth applications

In previous articles, I have discussed the impact mobile health's rise in the industry and the EHR vendors' reactions toward the plethora of new mHealth products entering the market every day.Wireless capability and remote data exchange is becoming of vital importance to...


April 10, 2011  8:57 PM

New mobile health app for cardiologists



Posted by: RedaChouffani
mhealth, mHealth applications, mobile apps, mobile health

AirStrip Technologies has recently teamed up with GE healthcare to assist in rolling out the mobile app for the iPads and iPhones as part of the MUSE cardiology information system. And after looking up some of the demos available online and on YouTube, it looks to be a very useful app. The new...


January 30, 2011  7:30 PM

Do mHealth apps need to be interoperable?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
mhealth, mHealth applications, mobile health

As we continue to see more health care providers adopt medical records and the push toward coordination of care, many are asking the same, common questions,  one of which is: Why can’t these applications just talk to each other?  Well, there are definitely several ways to answer this, but the...


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