February 19, 2013
Corrine McIsaac, president and CEO, Health Outcomes Worldwide; Nova Scotia Deputy Premier Frank Corbett (Photo Credit: Vaughan Merchant)
Canadian company Health Outcomes Worldwide, which uses mobile tools and record-keeping to promote healthcare best practices, has received a $1.5 million investment from the provincial government of Nova Scotia, bringing the company's total public funding to $2....
January 20, 2010
An NBC affiliate in Miami, Florida has a report about an American film producer, Dan Woolley, who was trapped in the ruins of a hotel in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti during last week's earthquake. Woolley used the light from his digital camera to examine his broken foot and head wound. He then used a medical application on his iPhone to look up how to dress his wounds, which included a broken foot and a...
August 6, 2009
Should hospitals rent out iPod Touches along with their TV and phone rentals for patients? A recent post over at Silicon Alley Insider suggests they do. The publication's writer Nicholas Carlson just returned from six days in the hospital because of injuries he suffered from a hit-and-run accident in New York City. Carlson's post serves as a reminder that it's just a matter of time before we all...