Tuesday, December 14, 2010

ZirMed Releases Free iPad® App for Streamlined Healthcare Patient Check-In

ZirMed®, a leading national provider of revenue cycle management solutions, today announced the creation of its free iPad application that is now available for download from the iTunes® store. Current ZirMed customers wishing to immediately start checking patients in easier can download the app and integrate it with their existing account. New customers with iPads can download the App for use with a free ZirMed account.

Upon arrival to their doctor’s office, patients can use ZirMed’s Patient Kiosk App to enter and/or verify their personal information. The device can be used as a handheld, or can be mounted on a stand or other installation for stationary use. ZirMed Patient Kiosk will auto-populate patient information for repeat users, while first-time users will use the unique iPad interface to enter their information. After confirming or entering their demographic information, patients then enter symptoms and any other information they want to securely and privately convey to their physician or provider. Upon completion all information is sent wirelessly to ZirMed’s system and is available immediately.

“Our App for iPad is intended to replace the ubiquitous check-in clipboard presented to patients every day,” said Kevin Weinstein, Vice President of Marketing for ZirMed. “Patient data entry via the iPad decreases errors which can result in delays in care and unnecessary usage of staff time and resources. Integration with ZirMed’s system through electronic check-in is a first step in moving towards a 100% electronic practice.”

The App was created in-house by ZirMed’s technical team, and meets security accreditations including HIPAA compliance. Data passed from the iPad to the practice’s account in ZirMed is encrypted and only viewable by the practice’s designated ZirMed user(s).

Future planned capabilities of ZirMed’s App include real-time insurance eligibility verifications based on patient entered data, and financial services such as collection of co-payments directly from the iPad.

“ZirMed’s iPad App is further evidence of our technological capabilities in healthcare revenue management,” added Weinstein. “The App provides streamlined benefits for practices, and patients enjoy using its simple interface that turns a previously tedious task into something more fun and engaging.”

UpToDate iPhone UpDate

Here's a recent email from UpToDate.
The iPhone app is coming soon! SV

With a new year about to start, it's natural to think about the goals you'd like to achieve in the months ahead. As a physician, those goals most likely include doing everything you can to provide the best possible care for your patients.

At UpToDate®, we're committed to providing dedicated doctors like you with current and concise evidence-based clinical information you can trust. Therefore, we are working on product enhancements to make it easier for you to get answers to clinical questions in the year ahead. These include:

  • Introduction of a mobile application for the iPhone - coming soon!
  • Ongoing development of content in new specialties
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

CVS Caremark iPhone App

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today the release of the Caremark.com iPhone application. Available at no cost at the iPhone App Store, this new application provides iPhone users with the ability to access the Drug Information Database to learn more about various prescription drugs and allows CVS Caremark plan members to log-in and securely manage their prescriptions on-line. The application can be used with all versions of the Apple iPhone, the iPod Touch and the iPad.


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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Skyscape sale: 25% off

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Skyscape Sale: Save 20%

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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Unbound Medicine: Relief Central™ Disaster Relief

Unbound Medicine announces the release of Relief Central™, a free disaster relief resource developed by the staff of Unbound Medicine for relief workers, first responders, and others helping in the field. This ongoing initiative delivers the latest information to mobile devices and the web, helping anyone traveling to disaster sites to assess damage, learn about the geographic location, view journal citations and abstracts, and access the latest news.

Relief Central includes:

The World Factbook from the CIA
The Field Operations Guide from USAID
MEDLINE Journals
Relief News
Relief Central, available for iPhone®, iPod touch®, BlackBerry®, Android™, Palm®, and Windows Mobile®, utilizes Unbound Medicine's award-winning platform to quickly and easily deliver answers at the point of need. With it, you get superior navigation tools, an intuitive interface, clean design, and the Relief Central content available on the web.