Healthcare IT News Staff

By Healthcare IT News Staff 01:20 pm April 11, 2011
Dell Services has launched a Mobile Clinical Computing (MCC) solution for hospitals and healthcare organizations that use the MEDITECH Health Care Information System, enabling a simplification and automation of IT operations. Mobile Clinical Computing (MCC) for MEDITECH solution incorporates VMware View™ and identity and access management solutions from Forward Advantage and Imprivata. Mobile...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 08:10 pm April 7, 2011
The sensors market in medical applications is poised to see rapid growth, driven by the constant demand for better and improved healthcare, sensors' rising importance in almost all medical devices, further developments in sensor technology and newer medical applications for sensors. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan Sensors Market in Medical Applications, finds that the market earned...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 01:31 pm April 7, 2011
Android devices may have a market-share edge among consumers, but among physicians and other healthcare providers, Apple's iPhone and iPad still hold a commanding lead over all competing platforms, including Android, RIM and Palm, according to a new analysis by Bulletin Healthcare. The analysis, based on the reading habits of more than 550,000 healthcare providers, including more than 400,000...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 01:12 pm April 7, 2011
Seven of 10 adults think the U.S. healthcare system needs to be fundamentally changed or completely rebuilt, according to a Commonwealth Fund survey. The concerns reflect widespread experiences with access barriers, poorly coordinated care and growing costs. The survey also reveals strong support for more patient-centered care systems and innovative use of teams and information systems. The new...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 04:15 pm April 4, 2011
GE Healthcare and Airstrip Technologies are offering a secure mobile app that provides clinicians with access to precise, near real-time cardiac information. Data from the GE Healthcare MUSE Cardiology Information System is now available on iPhones and iPads via AirStrip Cardiology. The companies announced the new app on April 4 at the 60th Annual Scientific Session and Expo of the American...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 01:39 pm March 31, 2011
Capital Group Holdings, Inc announced March 31 it has been working on the development of a telemedicine platform to be marketed under the OneHealthPass (OHP) brand. OneHealthPass is a complete telemedicine offering of products and services delivered via a centralized platform built using open-source architecture. OneHealthPass lets members access a suite of telemedicine services such as access...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 02:37 pm February 11, 2011
*/ The IT Industry Business Confidence Index released last month by CompTIA, the information technology trade association, points to renewed optimism and a strengthening economy. Healthcare advancements are key to the uptick. The index, an average of sentiment about the economy, IT industry and individual companies, jumped seven points in December. At 60 on a 100-point scale, the index is now at...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 08:22 pm December 16, 2010
Behavior Imaging Solutions – a technology firm focused on more effectively assessing, treating and training professionals working with autism, brain disorders and PTSD – announced Thursday the results of its recent telehealth-based operational assessment, conducted on behalf of the U.S. Air Force Medical Service. The study, involving 33 military families with at least one child with autism,...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 01:32 pm October 25, 2010
Siemens showcases newest imaging solutionsAt RSNA 2010, Siemens will showcase its two newest groundbreaking Imaging IT solutions, syngo.via and syngo.plaza, representing the next generation of advanced visualization and agile PACS technologies that deliver what Siemens calls “cutting-edge” functionalities to the clinical routine. With syngo.via, Siemens’ new imaging software for multimodality...
By Healthcare IT News Staff 03:00 pm September 8, 2010
Smartphones, telephones such as the iPhone or Blackberry that can run programs and connect to the Internet in addition to their more mundane uses, are increasingly being used as venues for healthcare information technology. According to a recent, nationwide study of more than 100 physicians in acute care and ambulatory environments, 94 percent of physicians interviewed were using smartphones to...