mHealth & apps

The Modern EHR is Mobile: 5 Ways Mobile is Driving Adoption & Meaningful Use

Modern healthcare is rapidly changing, and it’s evident in the lives of patients, support staff and doctors. Technology is working its way into every process, from referral management to booking appointments and billing. According to an article by MedCity.com, primary care physicians spend half their day attending to tasks related to electronic health records (EHR).

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New startup Doctella aims to help hospitals build their own apps

Billed as a “digital health studio,” the newly-launched Doctella aims to help healthcare organizations develop patient-facing apps quickly, easily and inexpensively.Doctella CEO Amer Haider who co-founded Doctella with his brother, Brigham & Women’s Hospital surgeon and public health researcher Adil Haider, MD, and Peter Pronovost, MD, director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and

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Fitbit and Dexcom to Develop Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Experience for People Living with Diabetes

Dexcom CGM users will be able to see CGM data on Fitbit Ionic providing a convenient and discreet way to track glucose levels on wrist for users of both Android and iOS devices Fitbit (NYSE:FIT), the leading global wearables brand, andDexCom, Inc.(NASDAQ:DXCM), the leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for people with diabetes, today announced

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Pneumonia Guide 4.0 app brings the latest guidelines to point-of-care

In primary care we see a high volume of upper and lower respiratory infections. Just last week, I evaluated an upper respiratory infection, an asthma exacerbation and a possible pneumonia vs. COPD exacerbation all in the same morning clinic. Primary care providers are constantly under fire for overprescribing antibiotics. However, some patients actually have community-acquired,

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Google Glass Isnt Just for Remote Scribes

One of the fast-growing companies I profiled for Healthcare Informatics Up-and-Comer list of companies for 2017 is San Francisco-based Augmedix, which that has developed a physician charting solution using Google Glass. Before entering the exam room, a doctor dons Google Glass and then proceeds to talk with patients, rather than typing into a computer screen.

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