Dragon Medical One will enable cloud based medical voice to text dictation.
Tag: Electronic Health Record
The Blue Button community and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT asked patients and caregivers to cote for the applications that best manage their health and financial health data. A “crowdvote” was called to determine which of these new apps should be crown as winners of the challenge and receive $35,000 in prizes.
eClinicalWorks has created a new business called Healow (Health and Online Wellness). The $25 million investment is aimed to better connect patients, doctors, and medical data. They started with the Healow mobile app.
Nuance Communications, Inc. has developed a way for customers using Epic electronic health records (EHR) to capture data via voice on the iPhone and iPad.
PocketHealth is a patient app developed by Cognovant as a mobile Personal Health Record (mPHR) available for the iPhone, iPad and Android platforms. This is an ambitious and comprehensive app based on Electronic Health Record features for individual use. It’s stated purpose by the developer is to allow consumers to take control of their health data and care for their own personal use and to share with their providers. It is encrypted and stored solely on the device.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has announced the Ocular Imaging Developer Contest, a new Investing in Innovation Initiative (i2) developer challenge, focused on ending the fragmentation of ophthalmological imaging and patient record-keeping technologies. Ophthalmology specialists use a variety of measurement and imaging devices during exams to produce data and images in […]
Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) brought together federal senior leadership in October 2011 to look at the iEHR architectural roadmap that was released last spring, and now they are examining, “How to achieve success across domain data sharing and the iEHR while working towards clinically relevant, technically feasible, and financially viable innovations.”
CliniComp, Intl., a healthcare integration technology provider for high acuity environments, recently announced the general availability of its Mobile Essentris® Perinatal®. According to the press release, it is a pairing of 30 years of innovation and zero downtime with the convenience and added safeguards of real-time Fetal Surveillance & Maternal Monitoring.
Recently, Kaiser Permanente (KP), one of the largest healthcare organization, made an announcement that affects its 9 million patients. The organization has released an app for the Android platform which allows patients to access their medical information from virtually anywhere. The app provides full access to patient information that currently resides on the KP health record system. Additionally, KP now has a mobile optimized website which allows members to also access their information via any mobile device platform. This website is accessible via a smartphone’s mobile browser and includes users of Windows Mobile phones, Blackberry and even the iPhone.
Kaiser Permanente unveiled an Android app and mobile-optimized website which patients can access medical information free on their mobile devices
While electronic medical records have many benefits, they are often limited by the fact that different EMR’s do not communicate with each other. Even with the consolidation of healthcare in many areas within a few large systems, if a patient goes between an Epic-system and an Allscripts-system, they are still out of luck. That, however, […]
Merlin.net, St. Jude’s remote monitoring system, gets a major upgrade including the ability to sent alerts to a physician’s smartphone when a patient experiences an event. As another step in the right direction, it also gives us a lot of insight into what the future of healthcare may be.