October 17, 2017
Fifty-nine percent of American adults used a website like WebMD to look up symptoms instead of visiting a primary care physician, according to a new survey, while only 12 percent used telemedicine in place of primary care.
The data comes from the University of Phoenix College of Health Professionals, which completed an online survey of 2,201 individuals across a range of demographic backgrounds....
February 3, 2011
Chilmark Research analyst Cora Sharma recently penned a thoughtful post on how mobiles might impact future meaningful use requirements -- and vice versa. Sharma sees future opportunities for mobile in data capture, advanced clinical processes, data sharing and patient engagement. Each of these have ties back to next stage meaningful use requirements.
"Hospitals worried about the compliance of...
October 21, 2009
At Partners Health 6th Annual Connected Health Symposium in Boston, during a presentation by Verizon's VP and Managing Director Rajeev Kapoor, the carrier distributed marketing materials that laid out the carrier's healthcare offerings and highlighted a number of the carrier's wireless health partners, which included a number of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's healthcare partners.
July 31, 2009
Software Advice put together a helpful feature called, Which Smartphone Will Own the Healthcare Market? Software Advice's Chris Thorman told mobihealthnews that the site sent its survey out to 700 people and received responses from 70 people via the online survey. Here are just some of the graphs that the group put together:
Smartphone Penetration vs. User Group
Which Apps Are You Currently Using...
April 17, 2009
A pediatrician in Sarasota Springs, NY is the first user of the EMR iPhone application Allscripts announced at the HIMSS event last week, according to a report in Healthcare Informatics. As we reported last week, the application allows clinicians to access Allscripts' EHR at any time from an iPhone or iPod Touch. The app includes a patient's medical summary: history, lab results and medications....
March 18, 2009
Prediction: 75 percent of physicians will adopt e-prescribing by 2014.
Determining how much health-related productivity loss is avoidable is a slippery fish.
What is HIPAA's impact on wireless in an ambulatory setting?
Evaware adds remote telemonitoring via WiFi and BlackBerry devices.
Garmin links up with fitness brands for wireless workouts.
Pouring cold water on EMRs: Was it a bad $50 billion...
February 27, 2009
Here's yet another video, this time from BNET.tv, that profiles a primary care physician who makes use of a mobile tablet and other health IT to enable better and more efficient care for his patients. Dr. John Selle in San Francisco says he can pull up lab results, x-rays and even quickly search the Internet should he need to find an answer to a question while in the examining room. Dr. Selle has...