Apple iPad hospital

By Chris Gullo 10:51 am December 2, 2011
An Israeli hospital has developed an app for iPads that provides staff, patients, and family members with real-time tracking of progress in catheterization and angioplasty procedures. The Invasive Cardiology Institute at Rabin Medical Center, located in the city Petech Tikvah in central Israel, will use iPads to enable the real-time tracking of the procedures. The app, which was codeveloped with...
By Brian Dolan 02:43 am December 30, 2010
When it comes to popular MobiHealthNews stories in 2010, medical-related news about tablet devices dominated. Apps-related news continues to be a popular topic of discussion, but tablet news overtook apps news overall in 2010. Four of our Top 10 Mobile Health Stories of 2010 are focused on tablets, including Apple's iPad, the BlackBerry Playbook and Cisco's Cius. Two apps related stories also...
By Brian Dolan 06:43 am October 25, 2010
Which PHR is best? The Wall Street Journal reviewed Google Health, Microsoft HealthVault and WebMD's Health Manager. And the winner was... none of them. While they all had their charms, the WSJ wasn't impressed enough to declare a winner. WSJ Telus focuses on digital health: In Canada, mobile operator Telus is enabling some care facilities to push into digital healthcare: Ottawa Emergency...
By Brian Dolan 05:30 am August 18, 2010
"First" tablet-based American hospital? According to a report in the San Diego Business Journal, "Palomar Pomerado Health is working with San Jose-based Cisco Systems Inc. to be the first American hospital network to use tablet-based systems." The very first? San Diego Business Journal WiFi-enabled home health startup seeks $6.8 million in VC: Healthsense, which offers a number of home health...
By Brian Dolan 04:06 pm August 4, 2010
Examining the Handheld Hospital: Consulting group PSFK penned a report called the Future of Health Report that details 15 trends that will impact health and wellness around the world, including one called "Handheld Hospital," which examines how handheld devices are transforming the point of care. "It is our hope that this report will inspire your thinking and lead to services, applications and...