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iPad app aims to help patients suffering from brain injuries, Alzheimer's

Music and art activities are being tapped to help those afflicted with Alzeheimer's and help patients connect with caregivers on an emotional, physical and interactive level. GE Healthcare has...

Colorado hospital taps mobile payment app to boost efficiency, streamline processes

Aspen Valley Hospital in Colorado is streamlining patient payment processes using a mobile application that lets patients pay a bill from bedside discharge to emergency room environments and provides...

Apple vs. Google: An mHealth Face-Off

Industry observers like myself have often painted the competitive mHealth landscape with a brush that wages computer manufacturer Dell and software behemoth Microsoft versus Apple--the reigning...

iPad gets low marks from residents in hospital study

A study at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio found that residents did not attribute high value to the Apple iPad as a clinical rounding or educational tool, according to a study in the...

eCHAT effective for lifestyle, mental health screening

Using iPads, a Web-based electronic Case-Finding and Help Assessment Tool (eCHAT) is an "acceptable and feasible" means of screening patients for unhealthy behaviors and negative mood...

Microsoft continues to challenge iPad from underdog position

Though Microsoft's tablets have some useful features that can't be found on Apple iPads or Android tablets, they might not be enough to convince physicians and EHR companies to ditch their...

The growing role of mobile technology in radiology

If you ask Elliot Fishman, M.D., a professor of radiology, oncology, and surgery at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine, mobile devices like tablets and smartphones have, in a very short time, had...

Avatar-based smartphone health app launches

Samsung has launched a health app designed for its Android-based Galaxy S4 smartphone that features an avatar that grows fatter or thinner with the user, reports the Wall Street Journal. Called the S...

iPads in radiology: More than a gimmick?

Some observers of the imaging community certainly got the wrong idea when, after hearing about a recent study describing how radiology resident use iPads, blogged that the tablet is "more gimmick than benefit."  I don't think a headline could be more misleading.

iPads lack clinical workflow for radiology residents

iPads help radiology residents learn, but are less useful when it comes to impacting clinical workflow, according to a study published online in the  Journal of the American College of Radiology.