Mobile Devices

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for smart phones, mobile apps, wearables that interface with an iPhone or tablet device, and devices to convert phones into health and heart trackers, or diagnostic testing or imaging devices.

Technology | October 22, 2010
UrgentWorks is a phone-, iPad- and browser-supported application for the entry, acknowledgment and management of...
Technology | October 22, 2010
November 30, 2010 – A new application allows radiologists to share images, reports critical results and other...
News | October 20, 2010
October 20, 2010 – At RSNA 2010, Merge will display its latest IT solutions to help meet everyday healthcare...
Technology | September 28, 2010
September 28, 2010 – Physicians can now determine whether a patient needs to have cardiac radionuclide imaging (RNI) by...
Technology | June 14, 2010
June 14, 2010 – Common cardiac imaging techniques, images and videos of echocardiography are available using an...
News | April 06, 2010
April 6, 2010 – An upgrade to a popular advanced visualization software suite now allows support for the iPod Touch,...
Technology | February 22, 2010
February 22, 2010 – Since the introduction of the popular iPhone in 2007, numerous medical apps were introduced,...
News | September 30, 2008
October 1, 2008 — Carestream Health introduced a new version of its company Web site optimized and formatted...
News | August 06, 2008
August 7, 2008 - QuadraMed Corp. said its Smart Identity Exchange (Smart I/X) is now available. The Smart Identity...
News | June 30, 2008
July 1, 2008 - MDA Technologies recently installed MDA TransQuest, a real-time wireless patient transport dispatch...
News | June 29, 2008
June 30, 2008 - Ritescript, a division of Evernote Corp., and ESO Solutions Inc. recently said the two companies...

Tablet computers are becoming a trend in clinical mobile computing. The Motion Computing C5 tablet has a built-in bar-code reader and a camera to help with EMR documentation.

Feature | June 11, 2008 | Dave Fornell and Caitlin Hosty
In addition to the key function mobile computing serves to enter real-time, bedside information into patients’...

Opus Mobility offers several PDA software solutions for plans of care, electronic charting, work orders, test results, evidence-based medicine and decision support, anatomic pathology and microbiology modules and drug references.

Feature | June 11, 2008 | Dave Fornell
Personal digital assistants (PDAs) have found a niche in the healthcare market since their inception several years...
News | May 07, 2008
May 8, 2008 - Women's Healthcare Associates (WHA) of Portland, OR has implemented a wireless solution from MERU...

The MDA TransQuest system offers a real-time, wireless, PDA-based patient transport dispatch system. It provides data on patient transportation via PDA and automatically prioritizes and schedules requests.

Feature | December 17, 2007 | Dave Fornell
Quick communication between medical staff is often critical in acuity care, and new technologies are helping make it...
News | September 16, 2007
September 17, 2007 - Fingertip Formulary said its Fingertip Formulary Mobile, a free, simple to use formulary service...
Technology | August 15, 2007
PageRouter Paging Management System by Canamex Communications Corp. allows proactive hospitals to deliver and confirm...
Technology | December 04, 2006
The SigmaCare solution is a wireless form of communication that replaces paper-written communication between nurse,...
Technology | June 28, 2006
The BIDOP 3 visual pocket doppler is a hand-held device that offers diagnostic capabilities previously seen only in...

With PatientKeeper software, physicians can access complete patient medical records via their PDAs.

Feature | June 22, 2006 | Maureen Leahy
For most of us, handheld devices put the “fun” in functional. In the medical world, these tools do much more — they...