iPhone/iPad Healthcare News 6/28/10

With more than 1.5 million phones sold, the last week has been iPhone 4 week. The world was inundated with news, views, and reviews of the latest version of the phone and OS. Notable links:

  • 24 hours with an iPhone4.
  • iOS 4: what’s new, notable, and what needs work.
  • Don’t hold your iPhone 4 that way, says Jobs
  • Apple accused of ‘discrimination’ over iPhone 4


Please share your iPhone 4 experiences with us!

MediConnect (formerly PassportMD) announces compatibility of its Web-based PHR with the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and most Google Android and HP/Palm WebOS smartphones.

Dr. Feldman follows up with his iPad experience in John Halamka’s blog.


Humana releases video games apps, Colorfall and Goldwalker, for stimulating your lifestyle. I’m not sure if they should charge $2.99 for them, though. Not many people may know it, but Humana has a video games division that focuses on the elderly population. Humana’s mobile app is also better than the competition’s.

Aprima Medical Software announces the availability of its EHR on Macs, iPads, and iPhones.

Epic plans to port its Haiku iPhone application to the iPad, to be named Canto.

Dr. Chrono provides a PM/EMR app for the iPad. While they are at it, they might want to improve their Web site.

Presenting the advent of Dialysis Apps, which have nothing to do with dialysis other than being intended for people to kill time with while waiting for their dialysis to finish. It has a couple of games and general healthcare literature, but should probably be renamed While You Wait For Something App. Steve, maybe you can monitor naming of the apps along with porn.

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

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