iPhone EMR apps

By Brian Dolan March 28, 2013
Y-Combinator incubated company DrChrono, the EHR company currently focused exclusively on iPad- and iPhone-toting providers, has added digitized patient education content in an exclusive licensing deal with the Mayo Clinic to help its DrChrono customers fulfill the patient education component of meaningful use. DrChrono CEO and Co-Founder Michael Nusimow told MobiHealthNews during a recent...
By Neil Versel June 26, 2012
Despite the explosion in physician adoption of smartphones and tablets, most doctors still use mobile devices as shiny toys rather than clinical tools, according to a new national survey. About 20 percent of U.S. physicians use smartphones for e-prescribing, accessing electronic health records or other clinical needs, says the 2012 National Physician Survey, conducted by Atlanta-based health and...
By Brian Dolan May 16, 2012
The Mayo Clinic offered up its first free mobile app for patients this week, according to a report over at MedCity News. While Mayo has more than a dozen apps in Apple's AppStore for both the iPhone and the iPad, MedCity points out that none of those were free patient-facing apps -- until now. The app, called Patient, went live on Monday and is free to download for anyone, but the real meat of it...
By Brian Dolan February 8, 2012
Among the many physician specialties, urologists seem to be one group that is very likely to be using a smartphone. That was one of the conclusions that could be drawn from a survey published last year by Bulletin Healthcare, which found that only physician assistants, emergency room physicians, and cardiologists were more likely to use their mobile devices to keep up with industry news. Bulletin...
By Brian Dolan October 13, 2011
ZocDoc's iPhone and Android Apps As discussed in our recent report: State of the Mobile Health Industry: Q3 2011, the hubbub over the FDA’s proposed guidelines for mobile medical apps will likely be the most memorable event from these past three months. However, time will tell whether this was also the period during which investment into mobile health began to accelerate. MobiHealthNews tracked...
By Chris Gullo September 27, 2011
EMR developer Practice Fusion announced native iOS and Android versions of its web-based platform at the Health 2.0 conference held San Francisco this week. The app is currently in private beta and is expected to launch early next year. With the new apps providers will be able to view patient charts, review lab results, respond to prescription refill requests, and send HIPAA-compliant messages to...
By Brian Dolan September 15, 2011
Given the steadily rising popularity of the iPhone and iPad among US physicians it's surprising this didn't happen sooner: Apple just made it a little bit easier for healthcare professionals to find apps for their iPhones and iPads. This month the Cupertino-based company added a new area of its AppStore purportedly just for the healthcare professional crowd. On September 2, Apple quietly launched...