Monthly Archives: January 2013

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) into Health Care

Desktop Virtualization is not a very new concept. Most of us would have used virtual machines like Citrix in the past. In the past, it would not have been of much use in the healthcare industry in specific. No one could think of introducing it into healthcare, as it has no significant impact in the […]Continue reading «Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) into Health Care»

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

Featured in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Innovations Exchange, these five new  Innovation Profiles focus on health IT: Automated, Telephone-Based Interactive, Language-Appropriate Monitoring Engages and Improves Health Behaviors of Low-Income Diabetes Patients (link) Daily Patient-Provider Communication and Data Transfer Using Mobile Phones Improves Outcomes and Reduces Costs for Teens With Chronic Asthma  […]Continue reading «Top 5: New Health IT Resources from the AHRQ Innovations Exchange»

Top 5: Health IT Professional Certifications

Five professional designations offered by leading health IT organizations: Awarding Organization and Designation Qualifying Exam Covers… College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME): Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) Focuses on healthcare IT leadership based on 12 core tasks CompTIA: Healthcare IT Technician Certificate Regulatory requirements Organizational behavior IT operations Medical business operations Security Health […]Continue reading «Top 5: Health IT Professional Certifications»

Top 5: Health & Fitness Android Apps

These are today’s most-downloaded health and fitness mobile apps, according to rankings on the Android Market website Zombies, Run! ($3.99): a game that uses sound to encourage users to run to evade “Zombie” monsters that seem to be chasing them Zombies, Run! 5k Training (on sale for $0.99): structured into an 8-week training program, this game instructs […]Continue reading «Top 5: Health & Fitness Android Apps»