March 10, 2010
At the HIMSS event in Atlanta last week, MobiHealthNews sat down with Eddie Cuellar, CIO, Methodist Health System in North Texas to discuss his views on wireless health services, home monitoring, patient data integration and plans for application deployment at Methodist.
"We use AirStrip's Critical Care viewer at Methodist and it allows us to put real-time monitoring data on our physicians'...
February 24, 2010
Vocera, which offers specially designed smartphones, communications pendants (or badges) and accompanying software for the healthcare industry, announced plans to unveil a "proof of concept" smartphone application for BlackBerry users at the HIMSS event in Atlanta, GA next week. Vocera also notes that its devices and client applications integrate with a number of other mobile health solutions...
February 3, 2010
During his keynote this morning at the mHI event in Washington D.C., the FCC's Digital Healthcare Director Dr. Mohit Kaushal pointed to Haiti earthquake survivor Dan Woolley's use of an iPhone first aid application to treat his own compound fractured leg and head wound: "This miraculous story would not have been possible a few years ago... but it's just the tip of the ice berg," Kaushal said....
October 14, 2009
Last week at the CTIA Wireless IT & E event in San Diego, close to 30 wireless health companies exhibited their wares on the show floor. For those readers who were not in attendance and for those looking for a round-up of the companies on-site, we put together a slide show describing each of the companies exhibiting.
The companies range in size from established tech companies to wireless...
June 9, 2009
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has indicated in the past that under certain circumstances the iPhone may be considered a medical device and therefore regulated as one, however, as of February the FDA still hadn't figured out exactly which circumstances those might be.
Turns out Apple isn't waiting around for the FDA. iPhone application developer and GraniteKey COO Mike Ahmadi wrote in to...