Eric Wicklund

February 8, 2011
Last fall, at the company’s annual user conference in Las Vegas, Kronos Chief Executive Officer Aron Ain spoke of the company’s plans to develop more mobile and web-based tools for the healthcare market. He said the company’s suite of workforce management solutions would be “cool and fun and exciting and intuitive” as they’re adopted by a market eager to save time and money though automation....
June 2, 2010
The American Telemedicine Association’s 15th Annual Meeting and Exposition kicked off May 16 with an expansive attitude, as ATA officials welcomed more than 3,000 registrants representing at least 35 countries to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. “Never has there been greater interest in telehealth,” said Karen Rheuban, the ATA’s president and medical director of the...
May 20, 2010
The first-aid kit and stretcher are getting an upgrade, thanks to GlobalMedia. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based developer of telemedicine solutions unveiled a series of new or enhanced products at the American Telemedicine Association’s 15th Annual International Meeting and Exposition, all designed to improve the delivery of healthcare in “field” situations like battlegrounds, accident scenes, remote...
May 17, 2010
Today San Antonio, tomorrow the world The American Telemedicine Association’s 15th Annual Meeting and Exposition kicked off Sunday with an expansive attitude, as ATA officials welcomed more than 3,000 registrants representing at least 35 countries to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. “Never has there been greater interest in telehealth,” said Karen Rheuban, the ATA’...
May 17, 2010
Approximately one-third of all falls taken by seniors require medical treatment, and 10 percent eventually lead to death. Those statistics are spurring Robert Miller to develop a “smart shoe” that would help healthcare providers detect problems with balance and walking and alert seniors before they fall. And it’s this kind of technology that is putting the telemedicine industry on healthcare’s...
May 14, 2010
A physician in his office consults with a specialist in another location over a secure video feed to help diagnose a patient. A doctor in transit uses his iPhone to schedule appointments, order tests and view a recent mammogram. A specialist in Atlanta helps diagnose a stroke victim in Alaska in real time, allowing for life-saving medical treatment.   All are examples of the use of telemedicine...
February 3, 2010
Thomson Reuters is beefing up the support side of its decision support tool with the release of Micromedex 2.0. The clinical information software solution contains evidence-based information on drugs, disease management, toxicology, neonatal dosing, alternative medicines and patient education and is used by more than 3,500 hospitals in 83 countries. Officials at the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company...