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June 8, 2013  8:37 PM

Near Field Communication: right for mHealth?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
mhealth, near field communications, NFC

In the U.S., there are a few mobile phones with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, a service that facilitates secure exchange of information by simply putting a mobile device near a scanner. This near contact allows people, for...

May 31, 2013  8:37 AM

Mobile charge capture and more: how mHealth apps can fill EHR gaps



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Apps, mhealth, mobile charge capture

As more physicians use electronic medical records (EHRs), the way we document, bill and consume patient health information is changing. Typically, interactions with EHRs begin and stay within the boundaries of the...


May 22, 2013  9:39 PM

Google Glass and some of its early healthcare uses



Posted by: RedaChouffani
glasses, Google, mhealth

Google Glass will make an appearance in somewhere in  healthcare, possibly at the point of care. A limited number of the devices have been shipped and we have seen a number of interesting applications developed with connectivity to social media and tracking capabilities of images and...


May 22, 2013  9:37 PM

ONC mHealth challenge to help support cancer survivors



Posted by: RedaChouffani
mhealth, ONC

The ONC is launching a mobile app innovation challenge that will support cancer survivors during their follow-up care. The challenge, as outlined by the ONC, will have two separate phases. In...


May 7, 2013  8:40 PM

Should EMR vendors target and market to patients or physicians



Posted by: RedaChouffani
EHR vendors, mhealth, mobile apps

The outcome of much of research done around the value of mHealth Apps to patient care has been consistent across the board. The results show that patients benefit tremendously from these tools because they provide caregivers with critical information about the patient’s health. Adoption of these...


March 25, 2013  9:14 PM

Smartwatch: next on physician wish list?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
coocoo, iwatch, mhealth, mHealth devices, Motoactv, smartwatch

As more rumors of Apple's "iWatch" float around the internet, there's little talk of the other products that already occupy the crowded market. But smartwatches are...


March 18, 2013  9:23 PM

MHealth regulations: helping the market or patients?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Apps, FDA, mhealth, telemedicine

On March 1, the subcommittees on communications and technology at the health and oversights hearing discussed both the role technology is playing in healthcare and FDA...


March 18, 2013  9:18 PM

Samsung’s mHealth dashboard



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Apps, mhealth, Mobile, phablet, smartphone, tablet

Today’s market place offers a number of smartphones to choose from.  Manufactures compete on design, operating systems, camera quality, battery life, speed and size, among other things.  Yet regardless of it all, each device manufacturer seems to be


March 4, 2013  10:39 PM

Mobile cart showcased at HIMSS13



Posted by: RedaChouffani
himss13, mhealth, tablets, Uncategorized

Mobile carts continue to be a common solution for nurses to increase efficiency when caring for patients.  Over time, these mobile stations have provided nurses easy and quick access to PCs or laptops that help verify and dispense medication, enter notes, and review results for ordered...


February 25, 2013  9:59 PM

Enhanced security from Dell’s Latitude 10



Posted by: RedaChouffani
DELL, EHR certification, Latitude 10, mhealth, tablets

Dell has launched the Latitude 10, a tablet PC with new capabilities.  The device's benefits lie chiefly...


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