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iPhone or Android: How to help your docs choose a smartphone

Whether you're buying mobile devices for your physicians, or you've chosen a device-agnostic philosophy for your mobile strategy, there's some interesting new guidance to help you (or your docs)

Aetna touts mobile alerts for instant patient access

Hoping to increase communication between doctors and patients and better coordinate healthcare, Aetna (NYSE: AET) is providing physicians with new mobile tools to access clinical alerts and

iPhone add-on could mean end of finger pricking for diabetics

Finger-pricking for glucose readings may be a thing of the past with a new smartphone add-on device from Northeastern University in Boston. Researchers there have created nanosensors--injected like a

Two firms seek to engage seniors with mHealth

With hospitals using mobile technology to reach out to patients, a tablet app that engages seniors could make mobile outreach to this fragile patient community much easier-- a task that would

FDA clears mobile blood pressure monitoring device

French start-up Withings, known for creating connected devices, recently was given 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its iOS-powered blood pressure monitor. The

Mobile 'super-user' docs utilize smartphones, tablets for research, diagnosis

A surprising 25 percent of physicians are using both smartphones and tablets in their practices, according to a recent survey by physician training site Quantia Communications. They're using them

Military testing smartphone health apps for combat

Military officials continue to be on the leading edge when it comes to smartphone apps and their use in field of healthcare. Next week, the U.S. Army is planning its first-ever stress-test of a

Apple iCloud offers intriguing options for mHealth

Steve Jobs' ideas for a cloud-based storage network are generating some buzz about its possible effects on healthcare technology, as clinicians continue to adopt iPhones, iPods and iPads in droves.

Medical image sharing for patients enabled by new MIM app

MIM Software, makers of MIM Mobile, the industry's first FDA-approved radiology viewing app, have turned their attention from physician users to patients. While MIM Mobile mainly was created for

Could Ford make mobile healthcare a standard feature?

By now you've no doubt read about the Ford Motor Company's intriguing move into the world of mobile healthcare. With the help of medical technology companies WellDoc, Medtronic and SDI, the motor