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Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices

Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the functionality of the company’s electronic health record (EHR) to Apple Watch, streamlining care delivery...

wearables, graphene, boron, Rice University

A microsupercapacitor designed by scientists at Rice University that may find its way into personal and even wearable electronics is getting an upgrade. The laser-induced graphene device benefits...

HRS, ECG, smartphones, atrial fibrillation, AF, Heart Rhythm 2015

A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF) and significantly increases awareness...

Nebraska Medicine, telehealth, Google Glass, video conferencing, ResolutionMD

At Nebraska Medicine, technology innovations bring with them opportunities to enhance patient care. The ability to integrate patient images with synchronized and simultaneous audio and video has...

Spok, Spok Mobile, Apple Watch, notifications, messages

Spok Inc. announced the availability of message notifications on the Apple Watch wrist wearable device to enable clinicians to enhance care coordination. The Spok Mobile secure texting app is...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and final set of MU rules are a core part of...

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2015...

Mobile medical apps, survey, UK, Research Now

A new study from digital data collection provider Research Now looks into the use of mobile health apps and assesses their potential in healthcare. Research Now spoke to 500 healthcare...

WITS(MD), Image Mover, capture, mobile, HIMSS

WITS(MD), a provider of medical image workflow solutions, announced the introduction of Image Mover, a mobile application that securely captures medical images from smart devices with a zero-...

Patients expect their hospital experience to involve nothing less than the latest technology. That is why the idea of too much paperwork scares them off, sometimes to the point of choosing the...

Pingmd Inc. announced an extension of the company’s partnership agreement with Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children’s) for integration of the pingmd 2 platform, featuring three new...

Calgary Scientific, Apollo PACS, ResolutionMD, Apollo EPMM, integrated, images

Calgary Scientific Inc. announced a partnership and distribution agreement with Apollo PACS. Calgary Scientific’s ResolutionMD enterprise image-viewer will be integrated with the Apollo Enterprise...

Agfa HealthCare, Portal, North America

Agfa HealthCare announced that it will be launching its new clinical Portal in North America. The Agfa HealthCare Portal gives a patient-centric overview of information from different sources, to...

Mobile Heartbeat, MH-CURE, smartphone application, HIMSS15

Mobile Heartbeat announced it will be demonstrating its MH-CURE communication and workflow smartphone application at the 2015 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual...

NavisHealth, Engage, Salina Regional Health Center, mobile, patient, app

NavisHealth Solutions Inc. announced the general availability of its mobile patient engagement platform, Engage.

SecondOpinionExpert, eHealth Records, mobile app

SecondOpinionExpert has expanded its online medical second opinions platform by launching an electronic health record (EHR) mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

AliveCor, AliveECG app, ECG recording, remote wireless, mobile, patient

AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which instantly detects when an electrocardiogram (ECG) is either normal or unreadable.

ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched version 2.0 of their Guideline Clinical App. With the addition of the healthy lifestyle and obesity guidelines, the app now contains the full...

ACR, Appropriateness Criteria, clinical decision support, update, March 2015

New and updated American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria now help healthcare providers choose the most appropriate medical imaging exam or radiation therapy for more than...

AirStrip ONE, Life Monitor, Australia, New Zealand, Sense4Baby, mobile

AirStrip and Life Monitor Pty Ltd. announced the formation of a strategic partnership to sell AirStrip solutions in Australia and New Zealand. Both the AirStrip ONE...