iPhone/iPad Healthcare News 9/27/10

By M

9-27-2010 7-39-47 PM

Sanofi-Aventis and AgaMatrix introduce the first-ever medical device — the iBGStar — that physically plugs into the iPhone and iPod Touch, at the annual EASD (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) conference. Pending FDA review, the highly compact device is expected to be available in January 2011 and can be used separately and/or with the free iBGStar Diabetes Manager app.

Dean Clinic becomes the first healthcare organization in the country to offer its patients mobile access to Epic-based medical records with an iPhone app — MyChart.

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Scribe Healthcare Technologies announces its new mobile dictation app, Scribe Mobile, that offers the ability to dictate on the go, transfer voice files via 3G or WiFi, view physician schedules, specify file priority, select templates, and track pending dictations.

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Researchers from Children’s Hospital Boston and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill produce an iPhone/iPad app to track the latest drug study updates from the FDA and other sources. The app will also allow users to submit side effects of drugs to the FDA after it is screened by Children’s Computational Epidemiology Group.

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MD-IT, provider of medical documentation software and service to ambulatory clinics and physician offices, announces the release of MD-IT iConnect, an iPhone app for dictating patient visits.

St. Vincent’s Health System introduces a new iPhone application for its Dial-A-Nurse service that offers free general health and medical information, links to maps, services, and STVHS websites.

Enterprise Mobile Today provides yet another listing of healthcare iPhone apps.

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

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