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.

ResolutionMD 5.1, Calgary Scientific, FDA, intuitive interface
Technology | June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015 - Calgary Scientific Inc. announced the release of ResolutionMD 5.1. The latest software version enables ...
Apple, ResearchKit, open software research, medical research apps
Technology | June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015 - In March, Apple announced the launch of ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for...
Videos | Information Technology | June 04, 2015
SIIM 2015 Program Committee Chair Richard Wiggins III, M.D., discusses social media and mHealth with ITN editorial...
Visage Imaging, Visage Ease Pro, FDA clearance
Technology | June 04, 2015
June 4, 2015 - Visage Imaging Inc. announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for...
Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices
News | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the functionality...
Polaris, MD Anderson Cooper, breast cancer pilot project, partner
News | May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015 — Behavioral health technology company Polaris Health Directions and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper...
ImageInbox, CHLA, smartphones, imaging files, Lee Daly, Alexandra
News | May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015 — Parents of patients treated at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) can now download a free app called...
McKesson Specialty Health, Guideline Explorer, cancer, iPad, Clear Value Plus
Technology | May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015 — McKesson Specialty Health announced the availability of Clear Value Plus – Guideline Explorer to iPad...
Nebraska Medicine, telehealth, Google Glass, video conferencing, ResolutionMD
News | May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015 — At Nebraska Medicine, technology innovations bring with them opportunities to enhance patient care. The...
Share the Journey, Sage Bionetworks, breast cancer, symptoms, study, app
Technology | May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — Sage Bionetworks, together with collaborators in the research community, announced the launch of a...
Spok, Spok Mobile, Apple Watch, notifications, messages
News | May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — Spok Inc. announced the availability of message notifications on the Apple Watch...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...
Digisonics, WebView 4.1, Business Analytics Package, SIIM 2015
Technology | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — Digisonics will showcase its latest offerings to improve workflow efficiency at the 2015 Society for...
Blog | April 23, 2015
U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT), so it is no wonder...
Videos | Information Technology | April 23, 2015
DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell shows examples of new healthcare IT technology at the 2015 HIMSS meeting that will change...
Videos | Information Technology | April 22, 2015
At HIMSS 2015, one of the biggest trends was the explosion of consumer health related wearable devices and smartphone...
Mobile medical apps, survey, UK, Research Now
News | April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015 — A new study from digital data collection provider Research Now looks into the use of...
WITS(MD), Image Mover, capture, mobile, HIMSS
Technology | April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015 — WITS(MD), a provider of medical image workflow...
Feature | April 16, 2015
April 16, 2015 — Patients expect their hospital experience to involve nothing less than the latest technology. That is...
DICOM Grid, medical selfie, mobile, iOS, HIMSS
Technology | April 14, 2015
April 14, 2015 — DICOM Grid announced the release of “medical selfie”, a new feature available through its mobile...