Friday, April 27, 2007

Unbound Medicine Releases American Academy of Pediatrics' Red Book

Unbound Medicine has announced the release of Red Book®, 27th edition for PDA, Web, and wireless devices. Created by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases in conjunction with the CDC, the FDA, and other leading institutions, with contributions by hundreds of physicians nationwide, Red Book contains current recommendations for diagnosing, treating, and preventing infectious diseases in infants, children, and adolescents. MORE

Monday, April 23, 2007

FDA Podcasts

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a new service that provides audio broadcasts (podcasts) for personal audio players. The FDA's goal is to provide emerging information on drug safety to health care professionals and patients. MORE

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Message from Palm about 700p

Palm's corporate blog has information about the upcoming maintenance release for its Treo 700p. MORE

University of Pennsylvania Installs Wireless

The University of Pennsylvania Hospital has installed a mobile phone network that includes wireless access within their three Philadelphia hospitals for both voice and data. MORE

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Wireless Device Interference in the Healthcare Environment

Recommendations from standards committees ISO/TR 21730:2007 provide guidance for the use of mobile wireless communication and computing equipment in healthcare facilities. They are intended to help organizations facilitate communication and computing with mobile wireless technology. MORE

Treo Wireless Backup Available

Palm has made available a secure, online Treo backup application that can be used from anywhere that users have wireless coverage. MORE

Palm Building Linux-Based Smartphones

Palm's CEO has announced the company's plans to release smartphones with a new platform based on Linux. MORE

Monday, April 09, 2007

Dell to Discontinue Axim PDAs

The last Dell Axim PDA model, the Axim x51v is no longer available from Dell's web site or over the phone. This may leave only Palm, HP, and a handful of small or less well known companies in the traditional PDA market. MORE

Thursday, April 05, 2007

In-Flight Internet Coming to U.S. Airlines

Internet service is likely to be available on U.S. flights within a year, according to industry experts. MORE

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Google Makes Mobile Search Tool Available

Google has announced that their new mobile web-search technology is now available for web-enabled phones. MORE

Palm Reports Record Sales for Phones Despite Dip in Profits

Palm reported that profits were down for Q3 of fiscal year 2007. At the same time, the company saw record sales of the Treo smart phone line, selling 738,000 in the quarter, an increase of 30% compared with the same period in the previous fiscal year. MORE

Florida Physicians Improve Productivity with Wireless Technology

Physicians at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida are using Treo 680s to improve their productivity. They are able to wirelessly pull the most current patient data - in or outside the hospital - to support more informed decision-making and improved workflow. MORE