March 28, 2013
Y-Combinator incubated company DrChrono, the EHR company currently focused exclusively on iPad- and iPhone-toting providers, has added digitized patient education content in an exclusive licensing deal with the Mayo Clinic to help its DrChrono customers fulfill the patient education component of meaningful use.
DrChrono CEO and Co-Founder Michael Nusimow told MobiHealthNews during a recent...
May 16, 2012
The Mayo Clinic offered up its first free mobile app for patients this week, according to a report over at MedCity News. While Mayo has more than a dozen apps in Apple's AppStore for both the iPhone and the iPad, MedCity points out that none of those were free patient-facing apps -- until now.
The app, called Patient, went live on Monday and is free to download for anyone, but the real meat of it...
April 4, 2012
So far, incentive program for "meaningful use" of electronic health records has not required any mobile component, nor may it ever, but mobility is fast becoming a de facto necessity for achieving meaningful use in many clinical settings.
"I'm not sure how [physicians] do that without having access to [EHRs] wherever they are," Robert Oscar, CEO of RxEOB, a Richmond, Va., company that makes Web-...
September 14, 2011
Cerner's Physician Express for iPad
Over the past few years, more and more hospitals have upgraded their wireless networks to support the increasing number of connected medical devices and droves of smartphone and tablet-equipped providers, patients, and visitors. Michael Catrini, Director of Information Systems and Infrastructure at Rutland Medical, a 188-bed hospital located in Vermont,...
April 14, 2011
Last month Aruba Networks, one of the big enterprise wireless networking vendors, added device access control specifically for Apple iOS devices to help hospital IT departments and other CIOs to better manage the growing number of Apple devices finding their way into hospitals and the enterprise.
Aruba customer Boston Medical Center plans to institute a "bring your own device" (BYOD) to work...