physician text messaging

By Brian Dolan 10:00 am 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...
By Neil Versel 12:06 am 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,...