September 29, 2011
Health 2.0 ostensibly is about interactive technologies and user-generated content for health and healthcare (yes, they are two different things). The Internet is the primary enabler for these types of innovations, but as the Internet has become more mobile, so has the idea of health 2.0.
Many of the sessions featured demos and even introductions of mobile apps, some more...
September 28, 2011
Happtique, a spin out from Greater New York Hospital Association Ventures, announced this week that 11 healthcare organizations will beta test its app store for healthcare professionals. The trial will last eight weeks, after which more organizations can sign up for the service, according to the group.
Happtique curates medical and healthcare applications for healthcare enterprises and breaks...
December 14, 2010
An online survey conducted of 474 health professionals registered to practice in the United Kingdom, found that 80 percent rely on a mobile phone at work. The survey, which was conducted by non-profit d4, found that respondents used mobiles at work for a variety of reasons:
Some 82 percent of the healthcare professionals surveyed said they used mobiles to communicate with their colleagues. About ...
October 20, 2010
Last spring the Greater New York Hospital Association's for-profit subsidiary, GNYHA Ventures, started looking into the mobile health space to determine just how it could help hospitals leverage mobile technologies to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. To gain a better understanding, GNYHA Ventures purchased a large number of Apple iPads, Corey Ackerman, the VP and associate general counsel...