by: Cullen Hebert, MD [Dr. Hebert is a critical care physician & pulmonologist in Baton Rouge, LA. We are excited to have him present his experience as a pioneer in emergency telemedicine] The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that a patient having an acute myocardial infarction have cardiac catheterization within 90 minutes of arrival at […]
Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) announced the release of its new iPad app. This app is designed to take advantage of the larger screen of the iPad tablet and includes a fresh layout that is iPad friendly.
by: Perry W. Payne, Jr., MD/JD/MPP The Journal of Medical Internet Research recently published an article in which a team of researchers from multiple countries conducted a structured literature review to assess the scope of policy issues that individuals, institutions and governments face when implementing eHealth programs. eHealth, which broadly refers to the use of […]
UHC, an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, recently announced the launch of a mobile app for RxLINK™, UHC’s online analytic tool that gives hospitals unprecedented insight into their pharmacy price performance.
The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will be hosting a Mobile Device Roundtable on Friday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m in Washington DC. The topic to be discussed involves ways to safeguard health information from prying eyes and will provide participants with […]
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is seeking public comments on privacy and security issues and best practices related to the use of mobile devices in healthcare settings.
mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup Current devices to help manage patients with physical balance problems are impractical for home-based rehabilitation for a variety of reasons including their size, complexity, and cost, amongst others. In an effort to address this issue, a team of researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor designed, developed, […]
Discussion regarding the merits of using video conferencing technology to interact with patients in a virtual care setting.
Almost all of the “Healthcare Transformers” selected by StartUp Health to join their inaugural group of resident companies are described as serial entrepreneurs with a record of executing a vision and disrupting. Sundeep Bhan (medivo.com) is a serial entrepreneur determined to disrupt the ways physicians and patients leverage lab testing to make better decisions when […]
Ever since the first iPad was released in early 2010, physicians have been adopting tablet devices in droves. According to a survey by QuantiaMD in May ’11, 80% of physicians surveyed owned a smartphone or tablet and 30% owned a tablet device. And from this individual adoption, physicians are increasingly using their mobile devices in […]
A review of Lung Cancer in pocketcard form for the iOS platform brought to you by Borm Bruckmeier
[We are pleased to present this guest article by Dr. McMenamin, who was a practicing emergency physician before turning his sights to the practice of law. He is currently a partner at McGuireWoods LLP specializing in health-related litigation.] By: Joseph McMenamin, MD, JD Before a pharmaceutical company may lawfully sell a new drug in the […]