July 24, 2013
Cerner Physician Express
In the US clinical mobility spending is expected to grow from $2.9 billion in 2011 to $5.4 billion in 2016, marking a compound annual growth rate of 12.7 percent, according to IDC Health Insights.
IDC Health Insights makes the distinction between mobile health and clinical mobility or mobile point of care. The research firm distinguishes mHealth as consumer focused and...
July 19, 2013
Last November, MobiHealthNews compiled a list of Apple’s top apps for doctors, nurses, and patients. Since then, Apple has added some new apps to its list and taken off many others.
In September 2011, Apple added a new section to its AppStore for healthcare professionals that included about 50 apps designed for iPad and iPhone users. A little more than a year later the section was slightly...
June 6, 2013
Apple's review process for the apps angling to get into the AppStore has long been a pain point for developers. This week physician-led medical app review site iMedicalApps pointed out that a number of medical app developers have received rejection notices from Apple because they included medication dosage information in their app, and Apple says it only accepts medical dosage information...
June 4, 2013
The survey found drchrono to be the highest rated EHR among those docs surveyed about mobile EHR apps.
Black Book Rankings, which publishes customer satisfaction survey results for a wide range of industries, shared the results of national surveys of EHR vendors, hospital CIOs, and physicians in the US that found a very strong demand for mobile apps for EHRs.
The survey is a follow-up to last...
May 22, 2013
The pre-FDA clearance version of MobileCT
Nephosity, a San Francisco-based startup, has joined the swelling ranks of companies to receive Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for a mobile medical imaging app.
The FDA has approved Nephosity's MobileCT Viewer iPad app for remote diagnostic viewing of CT, MRI and X-ray images when a fixed workstation is not readily available,...
April 29, 2013
Nearly three-quarters of physicians in the United States are using their smartphones at work, according to a March 2013 survey conducted by ad agency WPP's Kantar Media. The survey of more than 3,000 physicians representing 21 specialties found that 74 percent said they were using their smartphones for professional purposes. The 2012 study found that about 68 percent of physicians were using...
April 11, 2013
A startup mobile app developer is testing and preparing to launch an iPad app intended to help people with dementia (and perhaps just technophobes) navigate the tablet screen with voice commands and a simplified display. The app, called Clevermind, from a Hillside, Ill.-based company of the same name, also will help caregivers manage treatment for their loved ones.
"My target market really is...
March 28, 2013
Coinciding with the second day of congressional hearings on FDA regulation of mobile medical apps last week, McKesson announced the launch of a new app, Medisoft Mobile, for doctors and their staff that aims to make it easier to manage their practice through iPhones or iPads. Between the Medisoft Mobile app and the newest version of Medisoft software, care providers can now use their mobile...
March 21, 2013
We are live blogging old school today: Hit the refresh button every few minutes for updates! (Liveblogging is now concluded!)
10:26AM: The hearing is now adjourned! Apparently they cut it short to vote.
10:25AM: Final question goes to Mostashari from Burgess around why the ONC doesn't just make interoperability happen.
10:23AM: Rep Griffith is now asking about the diagnostic device that was...
March 12, 2013
After almost exactly four years, Johnson & Johnson company LifeScan has announced the launch of a Bluetooth-enabled glucose meter and companion iPhone app similar to the one the company showed off on-stage at an Apple World Wide Developer's Conference in 2009 for the launch of iPhone 3.0. As MobiHealthNews exclusively reported following the Apple presentation, the LifeScan demonstration was...