October 6, 2010
Pagers to smartphones -- a long road: CIO.com has a lengthy report on the trials and tribulations of hospitals replacing pagers system-wide with smartphones and paging apps. The article chronicles Emory's slow switch to an all mobile phone solution from Amcom. "There's lots of underlying issues that have to be worked out," says Jay Flanagan, senior manager of the messaging team at Atlanta-based...
July 28, 2010
Doctor in Pocket: Blueworld Communities launches physician advice application, Afridoctor, in South Africa. BBC
Competition: Samsung's Bada Developer Challenge is offering prizes ($2.7 million total) to developers who can make applications that are attractive to “older and wizer” audiences. 3GDoctor Blog
iPad: 10 ways the iPad is changing healthcare. Silicon Alley Insider
Hype: Futuristic look at...
April 5, 2010
Apple began selling its new device, the iPad Saturday morning. Here's a quick round-up of some of the health and medical related posts from around the blogosphere about the device's launch:
iFund looks to iPad, healthcare: One venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins established a fund for iPhone applications a few years ago that is called the iFund. TechCrunch caught up with Kleiner Perkins...