February 22, 2012
At the beginning of the month DocBookMD announced a $2.2 million seed round of funding from a handful of private investors from the healthcare industry. DocBookMD offers a HIPAA-compliant platform for doctors to exchange texts, photos, charts, x-rays and similar information.
About 6,500 physicians now use the app, according to a report over at MedCityNews.
While the company did not specifically...
January 24, 2012
Sometimes, a smartphone app is more than you need. Sometimes, it is not enough. Perhaps, the "just right" approach is simple technology like a text message.
That is the underlying principle behind CareWire, which automates appointment reminders and other administrative information so health systems can cut down on no-shows and unprepared patients in hopes of producing more productive encounters,...