Tag Archives: Meaningful Use

Five Pitfalls of Designing a Medical App


There are an estimated 15,000 medical apps presently on the market and is expected to grow 25% per year according to one study.  There are issues which are common in the development of these apps and other categories of apps. … Continue reading

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Five Big Developments for Digital Health in 2013


I read with interest a few articles discussing predictions for digital health technologies for 2013.  One such amusing article in informationweek.com had some which were in more detailed described as  By the end of 2013, the implementation of such a … Continue reading

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Patient Portal Adoption


Wikipedia defines patient portals as “…healthcare-related online applications that allow patients to interact and communicate with their healthcare providers. Some patient portal applications exist as stand-alone websites and sell their services to healthcare providers. Other portal applications are integrated into the existing web … Continue reading

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