June 8, 2017
According to a report in Politico, the Trump administration has chosen a new Chief Technology Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services, the post originated by Todd Park and most recently held by health anthropologist Susannah Fox. Bruce Greenstein, the former head of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, has been tapped for the post according to Politico.
July 7, 2015
HHS appoints Susannah Fox as CTO: Just two weeks after our last hiring roundup, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it had appointed longtime patient advocate and Pew Research alum Susannah Fox as its new CTO. Fox has also been an early and important voice in the emerging mobile and digital health. Her team's work at Pew helped ground the mobile health discussion with...
April 8, 2014
Alberta, Canada-based Calgary Scientific announced that it received a new FDA clearance for its diagnostic medical imaging software, called ResolutionMD, that enables providers to use the mobile software for all imaging modalities.
A Calgary Scientific spokesman told MobiHealthNews in an email that the newly cleared imaging modalities include computed radiography, digital radiography, radio-...
May 14, 2013
Calgary Scientific claims its ResolutionMD Mobile diagnostic imaging app was the first of its kind to regulatory clearance for use on mobile devices, though competitor MIM Software gained Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for an iPhone app in January 2011, months before ResolutionMD did the same.
ResolutionMD was the first to earn Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for an...
April 9, 2013
Calgary Scientific announced this week that the US Food and Drug Administration had cleared its ResolutionMD software for diagnostic medical imaging on Android devices, including the Samsung Galaxy. The software is already cleared by the FDA for iOS devices and by regulatory agencies in Europe and Canada.
In early 2011 the FDA cleared a competitive offering, called Mobile MIM, as the first...
October 3, 2012
The evidence is building that smartphones are suitable for remote viewing of medical images by consulting specialists. The latest comes from the Mayo Clinic Telestroke Network in Arizona, which found that the ResolutionMD Mobile smartphone app, from Calgary Scientific, was adequate for evaluating remotely located stroke patients.
"CT head interpretations of telestroke network patients by vascular...
February 29, 2012
New research from Australia adds to the evidence that the iPad is a handy but still less-than-perfect tool for radiologists.
In a study presented at the recent International Society for Optical Engineering medical imaging conference in San Diego, Dr. Mark McEntee of the University of Sydney found that the iPad and similar touch-screen tablets are just as good as standard LCD monitors for viewing...
November 30, 2011
GE Healthcare's Centricity Radiology Mobile Access 2.0 app received FDA (510k) clearance this week, the company announced in a press release. The mobile imaging application is a free download for Apple iOS devices and is cleared for remote viewing of computed tomography and magnetic resonance exams.
Centricity Radiology Mobile Access 2.0 accesses images and reports from the Centricity PACS (...
November 22, 2011
AT&T has inked a deal with Calgary Scientific to make the imaging vendor's FDA-cleared ResolutionMD app available to customers of AT&T's medical imaging offering. The ResolutionMD mobile component should be available to AT&T medical imaging users sometime during the first half of next year. The FDA cleared the app in late September 2011.
ResolutionMD bills itself as a secure, cloud-...
September 26, 2011
While MIM beat them to it by about seven months, Calgary Scientific just announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had granted it clearance to market its medical imaging application, ResolutionMD Mobile, as a mobile diagnostic app in the US. MIM spent close to two years working with the FDA to secure clearance for its diagnostic mobile imaging app, Mobile MIM, after it...