Monthly Archives: May 2012

Top 5: HIV/AIDS Facebook Pages

The AIDS.gov blog has a new post highlighting five HIV/AIDS organizations that use Facebook pages to promote their content: Chat PDX POZ Magazine The Well Project Greater Than AIDS The Red Pump Project The post also discusses how AIDS.gov is using Facebook’s timeline feature to portray a history of the AIDS epidemic since 1981.  Continue reading «Top 5: HIV/AIDS Facebook Pages»

Future Careers in Analytics Key to Smarter Healthcare

This post from 2013 MBA Candidate Andrew Cole also appeared on asmarterplanet.com   As a current MBA candidate with an interest in healthcare, many people have asked me what opportunities I see that will have a transformational effect on the healthcare industry.  After attending the 2nd Annual Robert H. Smith School of Business & IBM […]Continue reading «Future Careers in Analytics Key to Smarter Healthcare»

Top 5: New Health IT Resources from the AHRQ Innovations Exchange

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Innovations Exchange has two new health IT Innovations and three new QualityTools, or “practical tools for assessing, measuring, promoting, and improving the quality of health care.” Innovations: Profiled is a pediatric subspecialist who allowed his patients to contact him by email and then found that it saved […]Continue reading «Top 5: New Health IT Resources from the AHRQ Innovations Exchange»

Top 5: iMedX Cloud-Computing Platforms

A few weeks ago we reported on clinical software-maker Accumed’s recent business acquisitions, but Healthcare IT News reports that Accumed Script, its Columbus-based transcription service, has just been aquired by iMedX, a developer of Web-based transcription and e-prescribing programs. Accumed’s customers now have access to iMedX’s cloud-computing products: TurboRx: an electronic prescribing application that can […]Continue reading «Top 5: iMedX Cloud-Computing Platforms»

HealthIT and the Cloud

As health care providers migrate increasing amounts of data online, storage needs are increasing in hand. As such, cloud computing services are becoming an attractive solution to meet those storage requirements. In a new poll, Healthcare IT News readers were asked what their organizations’ plans were regarding cloud computing. According to the poll, 48 percent […]Continue reading «HealthIT and the Cloud»

Top 5: Free Health & Fitness Android Apps

According to the Android Market website, these are the top free health and fitness mobile applications (apps): Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal: database with calorie counts for more than a million foods Period Tracker: predicts the start of a new menstrual cycle based on details of previously recorded cycles Weight Watchers Mobile: the official diet “points” […]Continue reading «Top 5: Free Health & Fitness Android Apps»