2012 mHealth Summit to take place Dec 3-5 in Washington D.C.

By Tim Bredrup The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently announced that the 2012 mHealth Summit will take place Dec. 3-5 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington D.C. The theme for the fourth annual summit is “Connecting the Mobile Health Ecosystem.” The mHealth Summit, a well-respected international conference, exhibition […]

The best iPad note taking apps to use with stylus pens

We have considered a range of note-taking apps-it is now to time to recommend the best note-taking app for healthcare professionals. Overall many of these apps offer similar levels of functionality although there are two clear market leaders- Note Taker HD and Notes Plus. Although the learning curve associated with Note Taker HD can be steep, it has become the leading note-taking app which can use a stylus. It is highly recommended to all healthcare professionals who want to take notes on their iPad in a variety of situations

The 2012 mHealth Summit finds a new home at HIMSS

Announced today is a partnership in the works for some time: mHealth Summit will now be convened and managed by HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society). The mHealth Summit is easily the largest global meeting on mobile health and is unique in bringing together the perspectives of mHealth researchers and physicians along with the […]

Epion Health’s point of care mobile platform wins first place in NJIT competition

By Tim Bredrup Epion Health’s point-of-care mobile platform was selected as the winner in the health care category in a competition hosted by The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). At the symposium, leaders in life science, mHealth and digital innovations were brought together with potential investors. This year’s event showcased 43 competing companies. The winning […]

AT&T’s Developer Center ForHealth aims to help developers create better mHealth applications 

By Tim Bredrup AT&T recently launched a beta version of the AT&T Developer Center ForHealth under the AT&T ForHealth practice. Based on an open set of developer tools and infrastructure, the AT&T Developer Center ForHealth is expected to streamline, accelerate and lower costs in the development, deployment and management of enterprise-grade mHealth applications. In addition […]

Stanford University’s Septris app combines gamification of healthcare with CME

Sepsis strikes approximately 750,000 people in the US and is responsible for more than 215,000 deaths. Mortality remains high at 25-50% at a cost of $17 billion each year. These figures suggest that control and recognition of sepsis is relatively poor and there are a number of initiatives in place to try and rectify this. One […]