There is a lot going on in the world of electronic medical records. The US government is offering an incentive program for hospitals and physicians to go electronic. While many are cashing in on the technology there is an even greater technology that hasn’t picked up as much steam… the tablet. Many physicians use [...]
The mobile health market, also known as mHealth, is rapidly growing. As more and more healthcare institutions and physicians are adopting electronic medical records they are also exploring the world of mobile health applications. While the integration between the two is slow going, the use of them separately is quickly moving forward.
According to [...]
You may have heard from some of your patients or you may have noticed for yourself the pharmacy shelves have become a bit vacant with the recent recall of many of Novartis products. On January 9th Bufferin, Excedrin, Gas-Z and NoDoz products, all manufactured by the drug maker Novartis, were recalled along with 9 [...]
Smartphones are rapidly becoming more and more prevalent in today’s society and they are expected to play a key role in healthcare as their usage spreads. Paul Jacobs, chairman of the board and CEO of Qualcomm (a technology company) predicts that 4 billion smart phones will be sold between now and 2014. This tremendous growth [...]
Many children all over the world experience ear infections, unfortunately they are very common. Have you ever thought to recommend to children and their parents that chewing gum could potentially help prevent ear infections all together?
A study was done in Finland day care centers to test xylitol for the prevention of ear infections, that [...]
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