August 28, 2012
Just a week after the ONC published the final version of Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, AirStrip Technologies announced a new addition to its mobile health platform -- a meaningful use tracker.
In June San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies announced that it was expanding its suite of mobile patient monitoring applications to enable physicians to more easily access information housed in...
June 18, 2012
With the proliferation of mobile devices in healthcare and the growing demand for information delivered to those devices, healthcare interoperability collaborative Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) International has produced an implementation guide for providing such access.
The "Mobile Access to Health Documents" guide, published June 5 but not widely publicized until Monday, helps...
June 14, 2012
Simulated screenshots of AirStrip's expanded iPad app
This week San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies announced that it was expanding its suite of mobile patient monitoring applications to enable physicians to more easily access information housed in various electronic health record systems (EHRs) via their mobile devices. The expanded offering leverages a recent acquisition by AirStrip. The...
January 27, 2010
mHealth Alliance award application process draws to a close: The mHealth Alliance announced the last call for its $50,000 prize for revolutionary wireless technology applications for global health. More
HealthNewsDigest imagines how the healthcare system will look if much of the technology demonstrated and talked about today becomes implemented: "The technology required to make the benefits in...
October 12, 2009
According to a recent report from Pike & Fischer, the market for telemedicine devices and services will climb to $3.6 billion in annual revenue over the next five years largely thanks for a push from wireless technologies, data compression and smartphones. Telemedicine will be dominated by wireless technologies during that time period: More than 70 percent of telemedicine will be wireless...
April 7, 2009
Motorola's principal for Global Healthcare Solutions, Vivian Funkhouser presented at the Mobility & Wireless pavillion at HIMSS this week. Her presentation was called: Mobility ROI: How it can help your hospital navigate challenging economic times.
Funkhouser began her talk by noting that research analyst firm Gartner estimates that by next year, half of all enterprises will have migrated...
April 1, 2009
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sponsored a meeting in San Diego yesterday that aimed to map future funding and research opportunities for personalized health, including preventive, genomic-research based medicine and wireless monitoring applications and services. The session included representatives from Intel, Google, Qualcomm and Cisco Systems.
Stanford professor of...
March 3, 2009
Mobile Marketing Blog re-printed highlights from U.N-Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership's head Claire Thwaites' recent column in Mobile Word Focus Magazine. "Mobile technology is becoming the most prevalent means of storing and transmitting data in order to improve the health of millions of people," she wrote. Revisit our interview with Thwaites' here.
The New York Times has a great piece...
February 27, 2009
According to this Red Herring article, IBM has kicked-off a health IT "gold rush" by announcing four major deals with hospitals it already had prior agreements with. The $19B in the stimulus bill is the obvious cause for this so-called "gold rush" in health IT but read on for more on RH's take on what's next for the "ultra-individualistic and IT tech-resistant health care industry."
February 24, 2009
The stimulus bill has obviously generated a significant amount of buzz in the healthcare industry. No one, however, has asked what the stimulus bill means for mHealth--that is until we asked that very question of analyst John Moore from Chilmark Research. Moore and the rest of the team at Chilmark have been penning reports and consulting companies on EHRs and related health IT technologies for...