A new app store was recently launched at HIMSS’s mHealth Summit 2013 by IMS Health. The app store will not only let physicians and healthcare providers prescribe apps for their patients, but also send the app directly to their patients via secure email and SMS text.
Nuance Healthcare (@NUAN_Healthcare) announced SparrowEDIS, developed by Montrue Technologies, as the grand prize winner of their 2012 Mobile Clinician Voice Challenge at HIMSS. SparrowEDIS is an emergency department information system for the iPad that allows doctors and nurses to dictate the clinical narrative at the point-of-care through Nuance Healthcare-powered voice recognition technology. With the added […]
Sensei (@senseiinc) was announced the winner of the $100K Novartis CardioEngagement Challenge. Sensei’s mobile application suite is described on the challenge website as a fully featured health and wellness program. Using the mobile phone as a tracking system and educator, Sensei offers a holistic approach, integrating modules for healthy eating, fitness, weight management, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, […]
Attendance continues to grow at the 2012 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, held in Las Vegas at the Venetian Sands Expo Center from Feb. 20-24. As of Friday morning, Feb. 24, attendance at HIMSS12 reached 37,032 attendees, surpassing the HIMSS11 attendance figure of 31,500 attendees.
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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
[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 […]
This article is part of iMedicalApps HIMSS 2010 Coverage. It includes a brief review of the Allscripts Remote app for the iPhone as well as details of a conversation with Allscripts executives who revealed that they are moving to development of an Android app. When Allscripts announced the launch of Allscripts Remote last year, an […]
This article is part of our HIMSS 2010 coverage. It includes a brief review of the iPhone medical app from Logial Images – Visual Dx Mobile – and a conversation with Dr. Art Papier, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Office of Logical Images. Although an unimaginable array of technology was demonstrated in the hangar-like exhibition spaces […]
This article is part of our HIMSS 2010 coverage. It includes an overview of the MacPractice EHR and its iPhone interface as well as a conversation with Mark Hollis, CEO of MacPractice. One of the key’s to Apple’s success has been the reliable, simple, and fun UI it has designed for every one of its […]