August 27, 2013
iPads might not be ideal for all medical practice settings, but Dr. Lennox Hoyte, CMIO and director of urogynecolgy of the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, believes they are a lot better than desktop computers in exam rooms or at the patient's bedside.
"We're moving toward 95 percent of physician activity going away from the desktop," Hoyte said.
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...
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...
April 30, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aims to rollout an electronic health record (EHR) app for the iPhone that clinicians will begin using at the veterans' medical center in Washington DC this summer, according to a report in Government Health IT. The initial deployment will include as many as 1,000 mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads at the DC-based centers and others as needed.
October 13, 2011
ZocDoc's iPhone and Android Apps
As discussed in our recent report: State of the Mobile Health Industry: Q3 2011, the hubbub over the FDA’s proposed guidelines for mobile medical apps will likely be the most memorable event from these past three months. However, time will tell whether this was also the period during which investment into mobile health began to accelerate.
December 1, 2010
The US Army is conducting pilots to determine whether electronic medical records (EMR) applications running on Apple iOS and Android devices can be used in the field. The Army’s Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) is testing the apps on the iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, and Android powered devices like HTC's EVO and Samsung's Epic, according to a report in Federal...