Pharmacies have a great opportunity to become a mecca of mobile health technologies due to their ability to process insurance billing, available staff, and already presence of health commodities.
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This video will show you how to set up a new iPad for use in a clinical setting from the point when you first turn it on after taking it out of the box
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.
With a shortage of many types of physicians looming and health care costs ever rising, it’s vital that we find lean ways to scale quality care. One of the great potentials of technology is the ability to monitor patients and the status of their medical care outside the limited office visit paradigm. Medivo is a significant step towards this goal.
March is here, and that means nicer weather along with March Madness! Because we know you have busy lives (along with a lot of basketball to watch) we have condensed for you our top, favorite posts of March thus far. For this installment, we discuss everything from the new iPad to ways you can take an idea for a healthcare app and turn it into a reality. We also look at ways social media is influencing various aspects of patient care.
Commentary on how mobile technology is powerful and helping to transform healthcare, improving patient care, and helping to deal with a shortage of physicians
Anyone contemplating how to create their own app already has a vision of what that app will look like and how it will work in their own head. By teaching yourself design principles—both visual and interaction—you will be better equipped to flesh out your app idea and maximize its appeal. You will avoid making clumsy mistakes that go against typical design conventions and, with a little creativity, generate your own conventions for others to shamelessly steal. Teaching yourself to code actually works against this because you begin to think about and conceptualize your app based on your limited coding skill set. Instead of thinking about your project from a user perspective, you begin thinking about the guts inside it and how the nuts and bolts will fit together to make a working product.
This article discusses how to transform an idea for a healthcare related app for mobile platforms into a viable product to sell, in 5 overall steps
The Community Preventive Services Task Force is an independent, non-federal, uncompensated body of public health and prevention experts which recently recommended mobile phone based tobacco cessation interventions
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 […]
Interview with United Preference founders, Mark and Pamela Hall who offer branded cards that can be tailored to fit the healthy spending needs of health insurance members
Kaiser Permanente unveiled an Android app and mobile-optimized website which patients can access medical information free on their mobile devices