iPhone/iPad Healthcare News 7/12/10

EHSI develops the MedAnywhere app for remote hematocrit patient monitoring, with VITEB as their development partner. Their Web site is full of press releases, but no details on how the app will work.


With an overabundance of healthcare apps (over 6,000) comes an abundance of app reviews. Here’s one healthcare app review, followed by another.

Health video maker Videomd creates an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, although I’m not sure why they’re charging for the app when the Web site is free.


Mood Lifters provides a curated list, as the name suggests, of mood-lifting apps in the app store … an app about apps (unfortunately, not free).

South Korea’s biggest wireless operator SK Telecom plans to provide connectivity to the iPad, but not the iPhone since “there are some noises about problems with the latest iPhone so we’re worried”.

Mediforms provides a free EMR Lite app for the iPad that allows the user to enter/track medical history, exams, assessments, and codify encounters. Currently offering gynecology templates, more templates will be provided in the paid version (obviously!)

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Apps get criticism (like the Internet) for allowing people to self diagnose.

OTRS announces availability of its free OTRS iPhone app for help desk management for small businesses. Clients include a small medical clinic in Europe.


Skyscape provides an iPad version of its popular app in addition to the one on the iPhone.


With a high mobile penetration, Microstrategy explains why South Africa could be a big hub for the iPad apart from soccer. Among BI tools, Microstrategy, SAP Business Objects, and Qlikview all have apps for the iPhone, with the exception of Cognos. IBM, are you listening?

M is an anonymous contributor to HIStalk Mobile, focusing on new mobile applications and iPhone/iPad news.

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