Monthly Archives: March 2013

News & Updates

Qualcomm Life acquired HealthyCircles, a care coordination SaaS provider, to integrate Qualcomm’s 2net™ Platform and Hub with the HealthyCircles enterprise platform. The integration enables providers to collect, monitor and manage near real-time actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable … Continue reading

Clinical Decision Support not Just for Clinicians?

Continuing on the topic of clinical decision support, (CEO of Health 2.0 Indu Subaiya hosted a related conversation on Wednesday) a session at iHT2’s Health IT Summit this week in San Francisco brought up an unusual question. Maybe it’s because … Continue reading

News & Updates

Bina Technologies, a genomic data company, raised $6.25M in Series B financing. The round was led by Sierra Ventures. Bina released a commercial product last month to collect and process DNA data for personalized diagnosis. ONC launched a website to … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Show Conversations: Data-Backed Decisions in the PICU

In case you missed it, you can now watch the March Health 2.0 Show below and on Health 2.0 TV. Health 2.0 CEO Indu Subaiya on Wednesday hosted talks with two guests, David Kale and DJ Patil, about their respective … Continue reading

Doctors Using drchrono Now Have Access to Mayo Clinic’s Entire Patient Education Library

In terms of finding its match in an electronic health record vendor, that ship sailed long ago for Mayo Clinic. But that doesn’t mean it can’t still speak to other vendors, especially startups. On a trip to Silicon Valley to … Continue reading

How Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Increased EHR Use with Nuance’s Speech Technology

Adem Arslani, director of information systems and clinical informatics at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Illinois, relatively recently deployed Nuance’s Dragon Speech Recognition Software at his hospital. This allows physicians to document by way of dictation. Arslani explains how this turned … Continue reading

News & Updates

CVS/pharmacy launched an interactive iPad app that allows customers to explore a virtual 3D CVS/pharmacy and access services from all CVS departments. The CVS iPad app personalizes the retail experience and helps consumers manage their health care and drugstore needs. … Continue reading

Healthy Community Data Summit — A Call to Action

Do we live in times of barbarism? While I imagine many reading this would disagree that we live as a primitive culture based on our technological progress, I contend that how we operate as a community may be vastly improved … Continue reading

A Tool for the Chronically Ill that Puts Emotion First

I woke up one morning in 2006, put my feet on the floor, and had the horrific realization that one of my legs was not following direction from my brain. The thought of “time to start walking” seemed to be … Continue reading

Omnio: A Purse, or Man Purse, for All Physician Information Resources

It’s called Omnio, named for what its creators call its omnipresent capabilities. Omnio was designed to be the ultimate app that doctors can whip out for both their work and leisure needs. Physicians Interactive, an information resource company, formally debuted … Continue reading

UK Study Calls the Cost-Effectiveness of Telehealth into Question

A recent study by researchers in the United Kingdom concluded that telehealth isn’t a cost-effective way to deliver care. The study looked at hundreds of patients over the course of a year and determined that those using telehealth services experienced … Continue reading

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