October 18, 2012
Just one week after Nuance Communications announced that it had inked a deal with Cerner to add voice input to the electronic health records (EHR) company's mobile EHR apps, it has announced a similar deal with Epic.
Epic users can now use Nuance voice recognition technology to capture clinical information in Epic's Haiku app for iPhone and its Canto app for iPad. In the announcement Nuance cites...
June 26, 2012
Despite the explosion in physician adoption of smartphones and tablets, most doctors still use mobile devices as shiny toys rather than clinical tools, according to a new national survey.
About 20 percent of U.S. physicians use smartphones for e-prescribing, accessing electronic health records or other clinical needs, says the 2012 National Physician Survey, conducted by Atlanta-based health and...
March 14, 2012
Don't look now, but there's another report raising safety issues about electronic medical records – and this one is focused squarely on mobile devices.
Remember the problems Seattle Children's Hospital had with trying to run its Cerner EMR, built for full-size PC monitors, on iPads? The hospital tried to use the iPad as a Citrix terminal emulator, so the handful of physicians and nurses involved...
February 23, 2012
Epocrates is taking the occasion of HIMSS12, which has brought upwards of 35,000 people to Las Vegas this week, to debut a native iPad version of its ambulatory electronic health record.
"You just can't take a desktop mentality and apply it to mobile," Epocrates chief medical information officer Dr. Thomas Giannulli told MobiHealthNews in explaining why the San Mateo, Calif.-based vendor is doing...