Rising costs, scarce resources and lack of capacity, coupled with the rise in lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and hypertension are all contributing to a crisis in healthcare in the Arab World with a huge burden on the existing healthcare systems in the region.Mobile health technology allows medical professionals to manage many patients remotely. This technology can monitor their conditions in real time and pass on vital statistical information between the healthcare provider and the [...]
eBlogZilla blog directory Although there is a great emphasis in disease prevention and treatment, very little emphasis has been given to pain management and control at the hospital or outside the hospital. Currently, there are over 5820 medical related applications available for free or for a small fee for the iPhone and Android phones and over approximately 111 smartphone applications help to manage pain. What are applications? Applications are downloadable, highly visual and easy to [...]
EMR developer Practice Fusion announced native iOS and Android versions of its web-based platform at the Health 2.0 conference held San Francisco this week. The app is currently in private beta and is expected to launch early next year. With the new apps providers will be able to view patient charts, review lab results, respond to prescription refill requests, and send HIPAA-compliant messages to patients. The apps, like the currently available web version, will be [...]
Apple has recently released an exclusive collection of apps for health care professionals called iTunes Room for Healthcare. This collection allows users to find and select the best health care apps for their iPhone and/or iPad. We are pleased to announce that Apple has rated DocBookMD as one of the top health care apps allowing physicians to efficiently collaborate at the point of care. DocBookMD has been developed by physicians, exclusively for physicians to make [...]
There’s a new buzzword floating about town. That word is “gamification”. So, what is it, and why do I think it has everything to do with the fastest moving trend in healthcare technology? In their great piece on gamification, Mashable defines the term as “the use of gameplay mechanics for non-game applications. The term also suggests the process of using game thinking to solve problems and engage audiences.” Gamification is seen as the next frontier in [...]
GE Healthcare today announced the release of Centricity* Advance — Mobile, a native Apple iPad(R) application, designed for primary care physicians in small practices. With Centricity Advance – Mobile, clinicians utilizing GE Healthcare’s Centricity Advance, a complete web-based EMR and practice management system, won’t be tethered to their desktops. As Centricity Advance customers, they can walk with their iPad(R) wherever they like while continuing to interact with the patient and the patient record. Centricity Advance [...]
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