Monthly Archives: March 2012

US Health IT looks at the security of data on mobile devices

The US Health wants to inspire confidence and trust in health IT and electronic health information exchange. A roundtable discussion on how to establish protocols for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of health information on mobile devices. Public comment is open until … Continue reading

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Medical Apps: A mobile healthcare revolution (at last)

Known for its history of poor UX and change-resistant attitude, the healthcare technology sector seems to be undergoing a major mobile revolution. If its any indication, this year’s 2012 SXSW official mobile ‘hackathon’ hosted by Health 2.0 and AT&T, challenged … Continue reading

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A slice of HxD pie

In my experience, the healthcare industry has always lagged behind in adopting new technology. Reasons for push-back include fear of the unknown, accountability, time constraints and of course, the cost factor. Yet, this doesn’t mean there isn’t invested interest in … Continue reading

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MITK (Pille) Application

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What I want to know:
How are the Images tracked?
How do these virtual anatomical structures – static or dynamic – actually assist the user?
Is it just for frame of reference?

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Is Virtual Reality going to become a Reality?

Recently, the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg had developed anaugmented reality iPad app (MITK pille) that overlays the virtual image of internal organs on the real-life image of the patient using the iPad 2’s camera. This intrigued me as I … Continue reading

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