Category: iPad | iPhone


iPad Mic & Medical Speech to Text

A few of doctors and practitioners asked me recently, Where is the mic on my iPad? I want medical speech to text to be as accurate as it can be. Let me just start off saying the mic in the medical field is a critical tool in a physicians tool box. Recording video, audio, talking into a device for medical speech to text is becoming more and more important as physicians move about. On the […]

Notice Regarding: iPad 1

Hello Doctors! I wanted to give you an important update regarding the first generation iPad (iPad 1.)  As of now, we will no longer be supporting iOS 5 devices (i.e. iPad 1.)  The amount of users who are still using an iPad 1 have become marginal, as Apple has been releasing iPads that are more efficient and technologically updated. Our team will be focusing on our newest products, which are compatible with iOS 6.1 and up. This […]

iPad Mini EMR in Healthcare, Fits into a Lab Coat Pocket

Today on October 23rd the iPad Mini was officially announced. It will be released on November 3rd. The iPad Mini is 7.9” and will fit in a lab coat pocket! And the big question is will it be able to run our iPad EHR and our patient check in iPad app onpatient. The answer is … yes! The iPad Mini has Ultrafast Wifi, 10 hours of battery life, Facetime HD, its 23% thinner then the iPad, and […]

Stick Out Your Tongue!

I am lucky enough to share a co-working space with a woman who recently graduated from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. As a result, I get to be the beneficiary of health advice that lies beyond the parameters of traditional Western approaches. Rather than the anatomic or organ systems approaches I’m accustomed to, TCM’s approach is based on “the ancient Chinese perception of humans as microcosms of the larger, surrounding universe—interconnected with nature […]

Really Touching Data

Opened in 2006, the House of Sweden is a stunning contemporary building that houses both the Swedish and Icelandic Embassies in Washington DC’s Georgetown. The front of the building, comprised of a towering glass facade, provides visitors with a full-scale view of the clean lines of the interior architecture and the workings of the occupants. The four storey building was designed specifically to foster an atmosphere of positive and creative cooperation. The architects envisioned unusual […]

iPad Record Sales in Healthcare?

At every WWDC event that Apple holds, they announce sales numbers. This year Apple announced some amazing numbers. I wonder how many health professionals now have iPads around the world, the iPad truly is game changing. The numbers below are amazing. 25 Million iPads Sold 200 Million iOS Devices Sold Stats on how many people are using iOS, 44% of people are using iOS in the mobile space

iPad 1 vs iPad 2 / Doctor Healthcare Use Cases

The iPad 2 performance is faster that the iPad 1. Factors that make it faster are that the iPad 2 has more RAM and a faster processor. This speed difference can be seen in the Safari. Below is a video showing off the two iPads speeds via WiFi and their speed. You can see here in this video that the iPad 2 loads apps about a second faster then the iPad 1. Being a doctor, […]

Where and When to Buy an iPad 2 for EMR EHR

Getting an iPad 2 to for your medical practice at this point in time might be a bit of a challenge. I hear the iPad 2 is shipping in four to five weeks. It might take over a month buying an iPad 2 to for it to show up at your front door. Yesterday, Apple noted that online orders for all iPad 2 models would take “four to five weeks” to ship. March 11 was […]

Perfect iPad 2 Case for Your Mobile EMR

Below is a great case that is coming out for the iPad 2 for your medical practice: Speck HandyShell This case is a very one hand friendly case, you can be looking at a patient and not worry about having to hold your iPad with both hands. You can use the flipout handle as a thumb ring for the one-hand grip, a stand for portrait or landscape viewing, or even hang your iPad up. It […]

iPad 2 vs Windows PC vs Android on Mobile Health

The iPad 2 is sold out, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster and his team, which surveyed Apple retail stores over the weekend. Munster estimates Apple sold 400,000 to 500,000 iPad 2s, which would mean the device has fared better than the original iPad, 300,000 of which were sold in its opening weekend. How many of these people were physicians buying the device? I’m sure at least a few. Survey Finds Physicians Favor iPad […]