Thursday, August 27, 2009

CDC Uses Social Media to Issue H1N1 Information

Information Week reports that the CDC will make use of Twitter, YouTube, and other social media to spread information about Swine Flu to the public...MORE

Twitter Applications in Health Care

An article in the Jul/Aug 2009 issue of Telemedicine and e-Health discusses current and potential uses of Twitter in medicine....MORE

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Best Medical Software for Your PDA

After a brief overview of available mobile operating systems, Medical Economics reviews the top medical software...MORE

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Insurers Cover Online Patient/Physician Consultation

More physicians are communicating with patients online now that an increasing number of health insurance companies will cover consultation via chat, video conference, or interactive questionnaires....MORE

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Wireless Patient Monitoring Holds Promise for Health Care

According to the Wall Street Journal, technology companies are exploring the potential of wireless to improve patient care through remote monitoring. Using existing infrastructure, more than four billion cellphones have been sold to date, these devices can send medical data to doctors. Many hospitals, once shy of cell phones, now see cutting wires as a way to cut costs....MORE