Friday, July 28, 2006

Handhelds Give Quick Access to Clinical Data at Point of Care

The University Hospital Cincinnati, a leading provider of quality healthcare, cutting-edge research and education for more than 182 years, chose Palm(R) TX handhelds as well as Palm LifeDrive(TM) mobile managers and Palm Treo(TM) smartphones to increase efficiency and provide patients the highest quality of care. more

Smart Phones and Wireless Handheld Market Rises 73%

Canalys has just released their Q2 2006 worldwide smart mobile device research report on the smartphone and handheld device shipments. The latest research from Canalys highlights the continuing shift from handhelds to converged devices. Overall year-on-year market growth of all smart mobile devices was largely unchanged from the previous two quarters at 55%, but converged device shipments (smart phones and wireless handhelds) rose 73%, while handhelds continued to slide, down 33% compared to the same period one year ago. More

Would You Buy a $300,000 Windows Mobile Smartphone?

This spring, an industrial designer named Jaren Goh unveiled a concept design for a truly bleeding-edge, luxury smartphone. The Black Diamond, as it is called, will include features found in no off-the-shelf model. More

Thursday, July 13, 2006

McGraw-Hill Professional Launches Harrison’s Practice

Harrison's Practice is a completely new resource from the expert editors of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. Practical, concise answers to your clinical questions are presented in an innovative and easy-to-navigate format that helps you quickly find everything you need to establish a diagnosis and select the right treatment option. Details

More Medical Schools Requiring PDAs

Brown University recently joined a growing number of medical and nursing schools — including the University of Michigan, University of Texas and the UCLA School of Medicine — that require students to buy and use PDAs. Faculty and students say the technology saves time and helps them provide better care, in addition to reducing medical errors. More