The Department of Veterans Affairs is incorporating mobile technology and devices into their operations, demonstrating that they are up to date on technology. VA is distributing a controlled number (1,000 max) of iPhones and iPads to hospitals that represent a business case of need, such as the D.C. VA medical center. The devices are being used by VA doctors to securely and remotely access a patient’s electronic health record (EHR). The mobile app enables a physician to have information about the patients to be seen that day, and helps with rounds.
The application stage for the Innov8 for Health digital health accelerator ends today with the first class slated to start June 11th.
Review of the Weigh What Matters app by the American Medical Association, a patient-centric app.american medical association,
Striiv announces its second generation Smart Pedometer with the new Activity Motivation System, which will be available at Best Buy retailers.
Misfit Wearables announces $7.6M in Series A from Founders Fund and Khosla, tells inspiring story, but nothing yet on a product or service.
Medigram aims to provide HIPAA compliant secure text messaging between healthcare professionals using iPhones,Android and laptops
Over a year ago, we covered the FDA approval of Mobisante’s MobiUS ultrasound, which paired an ultrasound probe with a Windows Toshiba smartphone (which we hope to see moving to Android soon!). A recent patent filing by Sonosite, an ultrasound device maker worth over $750bn, suggests they are moving towards using tablets like the iPad with future ultrasound probes.
An app review of Eye Handbook, a comprehensive app geared towards ophthalmologists.
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A 2004 study by Karagama showed that about 80% of nasal trauma patients referred to ear-nose-throat (ENT) doctors did not show up or required no treatment. This results in unnecessary costs and wait times. In an effort to improve the efficiency of serving nasal bone injury patients, researchers in Ireland have studied the feasibility of using pictures taken with iPhones as a means of determining if patients need to see ENT doctors or not.
Recently, a survey was done by San Francisco-based ON24 and Boston-based MedData Group to shed some light on aspects of mobile technology that appeal to physicians. In effect, the survey was trying to measure their digital behavior, with surprising results.
An excellent official app from NICE which will help healthcare professionals quickly find the relevant guidance on their mobile device. The regular updates and free price mean that this is an essential download for UK doctors.