…and you can attribute that to the US government push on and subsidy of EHRs plus the press for ‘meaningful use’. The EHRs being purchased generally use software, such as Citrix, configured for desktops or laptops and not fully compatible…. Read moreFewer than 1% of hospitals have fully functional tablet systems: West Wireless Health Institute
Axial Exchange’s Care Transitions Suite, which integrates multiple sourcing of patient information from pharmacies, hospitals, EMS, physicians and health plans, won a first prize award in Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)… Read more'All in one' care tracker wins HHS innovation competition
Announced in the very quiet time between the holidays was mHealth developer iTriage‘s latest app, enabling users to access Microsoft Health Vault’s PHR through their iPhone and (shortly) Android phone. iTriage presently allows users to check symptoms, research diseases and… Read moreAetna's iTriage connecting with Microsoft HealthVault (US)
Nice mHealth article by Professor K Ganapathy in The Hindu. “With every sixth human and every fifth mobile phone on this planet in India, one would have thought that we would be the leaders in mHealth particularly when mBanking, mCommerce… Read moreThe doctor in your pocket! (India)
The Qtel Group has launched a new mHealth service which allows diabetic patients in Kuwait, Iraq and Palestine to use their mobile phones to receive personalised alerts and information on exercise and diet. Qtel Group launches mHealth service TradeArabia. [TA’s… Read moreQtel Group launches mHealth service (Qatar)
Medical Alarm Concepts has released a preliminary version of its new television commercial for its MediPendant personal medical alarm system (one of the ones where you can talk through the pendant). They have released it because they had “had many… Read morePreview of MediPendant TV adverts (US)
…surely older people can use them too. Orangutans using iPads at zoos – soon to use Skype GizMag item.
The Boston-based Center for Connected Health and The Center for Technology & Aging are seeking views (by means of a short online survey) on the potential value of developing a return on investment (ROI) tool for remote tele-monitoring programs for… Read moreTele-monitoring ROI tool survey (US)