mHealth & apps

Rural hospital integrates healthcare apps to drive revenue with better patient outcomes

McKinley County, New Mexico, is the namesake of the assassinated 25 U.S. President William McKinley. Many locals, particularly those Native Americans of Navajo decent living on reservations, have also been the victim of assassination, but in character in addition to physical attacks. Three decades ago Gallup, New Mexico, which borders on the Navajo Reservation, was

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Wireless and Scanning The Clarius Portable Ultrasound Review

We strongly believe that only digital health can bring healthcare into the 21st century and make patients the point-of-care. Can you imagine making an ultrasound scan on your kitchen table? No need for a doctors appointment, no waiting time, no travel costs. With the appearance of pocket-sized and user-friendly diagnostic devices, such as the Clarius

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Innovation dashboard: How to prepare for and monitor app and medical device projects

As innovation becomes a constant process in the enterprise, its important to make sure resources are being used as effectively as they can be. Innovation, especially digital innovation, isnt what it used to be. A word that once referred primarily to medical research and rare breakthroughs is now a dynamic, continuous process at hospitals that

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Could Smartphones Fix the Patient-Matching Problem?

Combined with increased engagement, mobile apps could help patients verify and update their own information and decrease errors. Typos, similar names and other simple errors are, in many ways, impeding accurate patient matching for providers everywhere. But these simple errors can have very real consequences.Patient identification errors often begin during the registration process and can

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Focus on Innovation: 3 key aspects of a killer app for healthcare

HIMSS Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Steve Wretling says developers need to build the experience healthcare hasnt had yet. When former Google Chairman Eric Schmidt pitched the idea at HIMSS18 that voice recognition is the killer app for healthcare, the longtime tech exec, and many others who have made similar predictions, was perhaps only partially

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