October 11, 2012
Kansas City-based health IT company Cerner announced this week plans to embed Nuance Communications' cloud-based medical voice recognition into all of the mobile-enabled versions of its electronic health record offerings, including PowerChart Touch, which it launched at HIMSS in February. Cerner believes the voice recognition technology will help clinicians capture more complete notes when...
August 2, 2012
ChiroTouch, a San Diego-based vendor of integrated electronic health records and practice management software for chiropractors, has released three native iPad apps, two of which are intended for patient use.
One, CT Provider Interface, gives chiropractors remote access to patient records, including treatment plans, SOAP notes and images.
The CT Patient Intake app records patient history,...
May 14, 2012
About 62 percent of physicians in the United States are now using tablets, according to the most recent data from Manhattan Research. Most of these physicians are using iPads and about half of all tablet-toting physicians use the devices at the point of care, the research firm found. What's more, physicians who use smartphones, tablets, and computers tend to spend more time online on each device...
January 30, 2012
The Veterans Health Administration (VA) has tapped DSHI Systems to create a tablet-based mobile triage system for the emergency room that determines how urgently a patients needs to be seen by a physician. The application, called ER Mobile, will help emergency room nurses better identify the sickest patients so that they can be cared for first. The app also aims to improve workflow efficiency for...