December 19, 2018
Another year gone by, another flurry of activity in the digital health space. Hospitals and health systems around the world worked with startups or in house to launch and develop new programs and increasingly digitize their care.
One thing we've left out here is Apple, which partnered with a number of health systems this year to roll out its Health Records system. You can read more about that...
September 23, 2009
GE Healthcare and Sprint teamed up to update San Antonio, TX-based Methodist Healthcare's six hospitals with a converged wireless network platform. The healthcare group's CIO noted that the new system may result in a bigger budget to hire more healthcare provider workers, and mentioned nurses as an example.
“We have to work to make hospitals more efficient,” Eddie Cuellar, CIO of Methodist...
September 21, 2009
Wireless medical devices need to consider hospital's WLAN: Medical Connectivity's Brian McAlpine shares his thoughts on the Medical Device Connectivity event in Cambridge last week in a post over at MC, which conclude with an assessment of wireless integration into medical devices done right: "Dealing with the identification of wireless device data from mobile and transient medical devices brings...
April 30, 2009
According to a recent profile on Apple's corporate site, Doylestown Hospital, located outside of Philadelphia, PA, recently outfitted its 360 independent physicians and hospital staff with 3G iPhones in an effort to help them save time, be more productive and provide better care for their patients.
"Physicians need something that is a beeper and cell phone, and that allows them to get messages...