Telemedicine Invades HIMSS: An Attendee's Observations From the Show Floor

Posted by Kyle Hall on Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Written by Kyle Hall, Telehealth Coordinator at Nebraska Medicine

Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) 2015 Focus 

Past HIMSS Annual Conferences have focused on management and integration of enterprise health information management systems, which bring together as much patient data from as many locations as possible. At this years HIMSS conference I saw a significant increase of attention on a new area of health IT that was previously under the the radar: Telemedicine. It’s official, telemedicine has invaded HIMSS.

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Case Closed - Diagnosing on Mobile Devices Requires FDA Class II Clearance

Posted by Kyle Peterson on Tue, Apr 21, 2015

This February the FDA released updated guidance on mobile medical applications for the first time since 2013. This new guidance offers insight into the agency's plans for regulating the rapidly growing number of applications that turn smartphones and tablets into health care devices. While the agency is taking a hands off approach to consumer-focused applications, such as those that track fitness levels or weight, it will continue to closely review and regulate software that transforms mobile technology into devices for diagnosis and treatment.

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Enabling an Interactive Educational Experience at SAR 2015

Posted by PureWeb on Fri, Apr 10, 2015

For the third year in a row, Calgary Scientific has provided ResolutionMD® medical image-viewing technology for the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) Annual Meeting.  Each year, our presence at the meeting has expanded, and the society is finding new ways to use interactive image-viewing at the meeting to enhance the experience for its members.

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