Verizon has announced enhancements to its Universal Identity Services-Healthcare platform to allow for easy but secure access to electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchanges (HIEs) on mobile devices. Launched in November 2010, UIS is a managed service from Verizon’s Terremark IT services subsidiary. UIS is a software as a service (SaaS) utility that allows health care professionals to access documents using medical identity credentials. “What the managed service does at the highest level [...]
By Ojas Rege, MobileIron Healthcare has always been a first mover when it comes to adopting new mobile technologies, because so much of the work a healthcare worker does is intrinsically mobile. When we speak with our healthcare customers, we hear the same thing consistently: “Our physicians are leaders in their fields and they want the best tools available for patient care and for teaching. They are bringing the coolest smartphones and tablets into the [...]
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 [...]
Apps have drastically changed our daily lives, and we’re starting to see them change industries. Apps are particularly promising in the healthcare and medicine industry. Web and mobile-based tools now exist that can vastly improve your health, or even save your life. We’ve listed a few of the most interesting apps below – take a look, and perhaps you’ll find something for you. HeartWise Blood Pressure Tracker This iPhone app is truly amazing. Enter your [...]
Here are very useful Android application for healthcare professionals, students and some for patients also. Android application developers are developing even more so healthcare professionals may find most adequate for their healthcare settings. Here we come with short review of 5 useful healthcare applications. For health care professionals and students, Epocrates, honestly, needs no introduction. From the short-white-coat student to the tech-savvy clinicians. It is hard to believe that an [...]
IBM came out with a study this week that looks at what future healthcare applications and devices, be they PCs, tablet or smartphone might look like. The study notes that medical device makers have in the past few years successfully targeted consumers who are extremely health or fitness conscious as well as those who need to be regularly monitored because of a serious health problem. But the IBM study says those devices and services could [...]
Healthcare mobile devices: going beyond providing educational links to providing real-time medical data
Checking the condition of a patient in labor is just an app click away for obstetricians serving Forsyth Medical Center. And Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is using internally created mobile technology to help detect sepsis — a severe illness in which the bloodstream is overwhelmed by bacteria — in patients in its intensive-care unit. They are — at this point — the primary local examples of how technology on healthcare mobile devices is going [...]
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