by Tim Bredrup The dream of a Star Trek-style hand held medical scanner is now closer due to a new development in electromagnetic Terahertz (THz) wave technology, also known as T-rays. This technology, also seen in full-body security scanners, is currently able to detect very small and otherwise hidden biological phenomena such as increased blood […]
An app review of the Harriet Lane Handbook for Mobile, a decent adaptation of a classic pediatric reference and a great pediatric formulary
When Apple announced iBooks 2 and iBooks author, there was much excitement amongst the medical tech community about the possibility of physicians creating their own interactive textbooks. Last Friday saw the release of the first interactive medical textbook, created by Dr. Ed Wallitt, Founder of Podmedics.com. We recently reviewed PodMedics, a UK based site which […]
[Ed. This is the second of a two part series. Check out part one here] In October, the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) published a study by led by Mark Frisse, MD demonstrating significant cost savings when emergency departments (ED) have access to patients’ data via health information exchange (HIE). The study […]
By Tim Bredrup Four new health technology companies covering areas from Big Data to telemedicine to therapeutics recently made their pitches to investors and media at the StartX demo day. StartX is Stanford University’s nonprofit student startup accelerator, operated independently from the university. Its fifth class of startups from the fall of 2011 includes four […]
by: Perry W. Payne, MD/JD/MPP The Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Engineering is sponsoring a Second Annual Health Data Collegiate Challenge. The theme is “Go Viral to Improve Health.” The competition offers $18,000 in total prize money to undergraduate or graduate students who work in interdisciplinary teams (engineering and health related fields) […]
CD9 (2012) by CONCEPTNETICS disappoints and is too buggy and slow for meaningful use in coding and medical billing
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[Ed. This is the first of a two part series] In October, the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) published a study by led by Mark Frisse, MD demonstrating significant cost savings when emergency departments (ED) have access to patients’ data via health information exchange (HIE). The study showed a total net savings […]
By Tim Bredrup Integrated Document Solutions (IDS), a company delivering healthcare information and applications via cloud computing, recently announced that they will unveil their next generation of smartphone applications at the upcoming HIMSS 2012 conference (Booth 8910). The mobile apps focus on unifying worklists and improving accessibility. Providers can wirelessly authenticate verbal orders, dictate patient […]
Cambria Health Solutions uses social gaming to promote positive lifestyle changes in the new online community HubbubHealth.com. The service is free, and members can track their progress and create and join different challenges.
mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup Hand washing can help prevent the spread of respiratory infections such as influenza, but successfully encouraging individuals to wash their hands more frequently remains challenging. Web based interventions are one potential method of increasing frequency of this healthy habit. Recently, a group of psychologists from Germany and the […]