Mobile health systems and devices
- March 06, 2012
The proliferation of mobile devices in health care organizations can hinder, or help, complex health data interoperability initiatives. Medical devices add another wrinkle.
- February 15, 2012
To corral the plethora of iPhones and iPads that medical professionals use, hospital IT managers increasingly turn to third-party, system-agnostic mobile device management tools.
- January 03, 2012
The federal government is opening up its health data and its purse to stimulate health IT innovation.
- November 30, 2011
A radiology professor and Siri early adopter sees the voice-activated personal assistant as a way to find information fast -- and to give quadriplegic patients peace of mind.
- September 28, 2011
A mix of digital pens, handwriting recognition and electronic forms has helped a health center and NASCAR track plan emergency operations. Inspiring EHR use may not be far off.
- September 27, 2011
A biomedical engineer is launching a new site where medical device safety data is more accessible and searchable than on government sites. Future plans include a ratings system.
- August 16, 2011
Physicians are leveraging mobile health technology to tackle e-prescribing, CPOE, patient education and other key meaningful use requirements.
- August 09, 2011
While native apps and virtualization both have their tradeoffs for iPad EHR implementation, health IT leaders agree: The tablet is here to stay in hospitals.
- August 04, 2011
Looming FDA regulations could turn smartphones into Class II medical devices. Early reaction from stakeholders suggests this could throw a wet blanket on innovation.
- June 14, 2011
A central California health district has been using the iPad since the day it came out. Read this case study to see how the devices have been deployed, managed and secured.
- June 02, 2011
Telestroke services put neurologists at patients' bedsides fast enough to make a difference with cutting-edge tPA treatments. This puts telemedicine in the spotlight.
- May 16, 2011
Traditional clinical trial patient recruitment can be time-consuming and expensive. Social networks of willing patients are making that process quicker and easier.
- May 09, 2011
For telemedicine to compete with traditional in-person health care modalities, physicians must prove its value. Two studies presented at ATA 2011 attempted that. Results varied.
- May 05, 2011
While telemedicine technology quickly marches forward, telemedicine reimbursement lags behind. Leaders do see opportunities in ACOs, Beacon communities and EHR connectivity.
- May 04, 2011
The head of the American Telemedicine Association notes how the popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs has triggered innovation in mobile telehealth services.