Today with more physicians and employees bringing their own devices – smartphones, laptops and tablets – into the healthcare setting to do their job, CMIOs and IT departments are scrambling to get BYOD policies in place to prevent breaches in privacy and the inadvertent downloading of malware.
To allow or not to allow personal [...]
We’re used to wireless devices that can be used for fitness and health, but these five devices are now breaking the medical sphere – according to Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute. Read on for an excerpt as he runs through some of the devices transforming medicine today.
Now Walmart shoppers can add a trip to the doctor to their shopping list! Telemed Ventures and BCS Global announced they have teamed up to deliver “cloud-based managed visual collaboration services” –aka virtual doctor visits – at select Walmart clinics.
The retail giant announced it has gone live with cloud-based technology in [...]
Managing the care of the U.S. athletes at the Summer Olympics is going high-tech. The U.S. Olympic Committee recently announced that electronic health records will be used at the London Summer Games. Doctors will also be able to access athletes’ medical records on tablets.
The U.S. Olympic Committee announced that it will [...]
The ONC recently upgraded its Health IT Dashboard website that helps stakeholders and the public get a better understanding of the changes that electronic health/medical records are having on the nation’s health care system.
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