SmartPhones

Apple’s Medical Apps Section #Fail?

According to iMedicalApps, “Apple tries to help doctors categorize medical apps, but falls short.”  I mentioned last month that Apple created a medical/health section to help healthcare professionals get to good apps and not have to sift through the junk…

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Apple Makes Finding Medical Apps for Professional A Little Easier

According mobihealthnews, Apple quietly launched a new section on the AppStore directed just towards healthcare professionals.  The section which was referred to as an “iTunes Room for Healthcare,” has apps for both the iPhone and iPad intended specifically for healthcare…

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Friday Diary: Moving from iPhone to Android. Final Post

To read the first three parts of my switch from an iPhone to an Android click on Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Also check out Alisha’s helpful comment about the Android. It has been about 4 weeks since I…

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Should Hospitals Buy iPads or Let Doctors Use Their Personal Device?

Does your hospital allow iPads or tablet devices?  How about smartphones?  Nope don’t feel too bad, a lot of hospitals (including mine) still haven’t thought of  personal devices as necessary medical devices.  The personal information device (iPad, tablets, smartphones) represent a…

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Friday Diary: Moving From iPhone to Android Part 3

Click here for part 1 and part 2 of the series.  Also check out Alisha’s very well thought out comment addressing some of the things I mentioned about my phone in my Part 2 post. Thanks Alisha I am slowing…

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A Physician’s Experiment: Switching from iPhone to Android

Looks like I’m not the only one switching from the iPhone and writing about it (Friday Diary Part 1 and Part 2).  Yesterday I read on iMedicalApps.com the post, “A Physician’s experiment with switching from iPhoen to Android-the beginning,” from Iltifat Husain.  His…

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Friday Diary: Moving from iPhone to Android Part 2

Part 2 of moving from an iPhone to an Android: (click here for part 1 in the series)  General or Pre-Installed Apps: The calendar, camera, camcorder, messaging, market (Android market), and maps are fine with me.  The calendar uses Google…

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Friday Diary: Moving from iPhone to Android

I am briefly suspending my Friday Fun posts so that I can report on my move from my iPhone to my new Motorola Triumph Android phone on VirginMobile.  I was a big iPhone user. I even had the phone plugged…

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Doctor’s Going Digital

My husband fowarded me this interesting graphic. ++ Click to Enlarge Image ++ Image Source: Spina Bifida Info.com   Some of my thoughts on the graphic: 63% of doctors are using mobile devices that aren’t connected to their practice! 79%…

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Free 6 CE Course from South Central Chapter of MLA

The SCCMLA is offering a free 6 CE class called Get Mobilized! An introduction to mobile resources and tools in health sciences libraries.  It is a free, self paced, web based class held July 18 – October 2, 2011 and…

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