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- Wireless Health Tech in Demand: CEA. // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;11/7/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p40
The article reports on the interest of consumers in communicating with doctors using wireless devices, based on a study by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) in the U.S. in 2011. The results were unveiled at the CEA Industry Forum in San Diego, California. Thirty-three percent of...
- The Promises and Pitfalls of Digital Technology in Its Application to Alcohol Treatment. Muench, Frederick // Alcohol Research: Current Reviews;2014, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p131
Individuals seeking to change their alcohol use form a heterogeneous group with varied treatment goals--including moderation and abstinence--that therefore requires flexible treatment options. The availability of alcohol in the United States, and the pervasive social pressure to drink, warrant...
- FAST STATS. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p6
The article presents statistics related to data breaches in health care organizations, including statistics on the average annual cost of data breaches to the healthcare industry, the average economic impact of a data breach between 2010 and 2011 and the average number of lost or stolen records...
- ADVICE FROM THE FIELD... // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2013, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p24
The article presents an interview with Mike Mistretta, the vice president and chief information officer of Ohio's MedCentral Health System, in which he discusses security concerns about information technology, hospital staff access to patient data and hospitals' use of risk analysis.
- Mobile technology improves productivity and job satisfaction for community nurses. Penfold, Julie // Primary Health Care;May2014, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p8
The article offers information on the TotalMobile, mobile device application for the workflow management system from Totalmobile Ltd and also informs that this application has increased the contact time and reduced staff stress.
- You Can Lead a Horse to Water, but.... Effken, Judith; Benham-Hutchins, Marge; Carrington, Jane // Online Journal of Nursing Informatics;Feb2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p45
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- Going Mobile: How Mobile Personal Health Records Can Improve Health Care During Emergencies. Bouri, Nidhi; Ravi, Sanjana // Journal of Medical Internet Research;Mar2014, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p1
Personal health records (PHRs), in contrast to electronic health records (EHRs) or electronic medical records (EMRs), are health records in which data are accessible to patients and not just providers. In recent years, many systems have enabled PHRs to be available in a mobile format. Mobile...
- Don't fall behind: Stay updated on surgery trends. Earnhart, Stephen W. // Same-Day Surgery;Mar2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p31
The article reports on several trends, including an increase in the use of social networking, an increase in the use of electronic medical records and an increase in the use of smart phones with cameras and camcorders, which are being seen in surgical wards in 2011. In the article the author...
- Joplin tornado shows EHR value in disaster. // Healthcare Risk Management;Aug2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p88
The article reports that a recent tornado that hit St. Johnâ€™s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri demonstrated the benefits of electronic health records (EHRs) that was adopted by the hospital.