Calgary Robot Surprises Pediatric Patients at Nebraska Medicine

Posted by Kyle Hall on Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Written by Guest Author, Kyle Hall, Telehealth Coordinator, Nebraska Medicine

When we discovered that one of our technology providers, Calgary Scientific, had a DoubleRobotics robot just like ours, we hatched an idea. In my role as telehealth coordinator, I am always looking for ways to connect people over distances with technology. With the two Doubles, one in Omaha and the other in Canada, I saw an opportunity to bring some fun via telepresence to our bravest patients, the kids on the pediatric oncology ward.

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Tags: Mobility, Community

Mobile EHRs Expand Features with Integrated Mobile Image-Viewing

Posted by PureWeb on Fri, Aug 14, 2015

In a recent survey of 6000 ambulatory care physicians, 70 percent said they plan to adopt mobile versions of their electronic medical record (EMR) software by the end 2015.[1] As the adoption rate of mobile EHRs grows, vendors are also expanding their offerings with integrated features, including mobile image-viewing, to increase the efficiency and productivity of their offerings. Offering anytime, anywhere access is particularly critical in today’s complex patient imaging environments which typically include a patchwork of PACS.

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