Monday, October 24, 2011

Field Mobility News Weekly - Week of October 24, 2011

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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Four out of five practicing physicians use smartphones, computer tablets, various mobile devices, and numerous apps in their customary medical practices, according to a Jackson & Coker report.  Read Original Content

The University of North Carolina Hospital recently implemented an RFID tagging system to prevent surgical instruments from being left in patient bodies after surgery.  Read Original Content

Awarepoint is providing hospitals with RFID solutions to help physicians track patients throughout hospital grounds and provides real-time updates on patient data.  Read Original Content

Since 1995, Syclo has enabled hundreds of companies in 37 countries and industries supercharge their businesses with mobility.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Syclo.

Motorola has released the ET1, a ruggedized device designed to be used in hospital environments able to accommodate multiple add-ons and external units.  Read Original Content

Quartix, a UK telematics supplier, has introduced a driving style monitoring unit and reporting suite that can save operators as much as £20,000 a year.  Read Original Content

According to a healthcare market research report the revenue from the remote patient monitoring sector in the U.S. is expected to grow at the rate of 25 percent every year.  Projections are till the year 2015.  Read Original Content

Tablet devices including Apple’s iPad are now being used in hospital operating rooms allowing physicians easy access to medical information while operating.  Read Original Content

Some 26 percent of U.S. adults used their mobile phones to access health information in the past year, according to a study by Manhattan Research. The number has nearly doubled from the 12 percent reported in 2010.  Read Original Content

With U.S. smartphone ownership at 40 percent, Logan Memorial Hospital is increasing its presence in the mobile market by partnering with iTriage, a free healthcare application to offer patients access to relevant medical information.  Read Original Content

A company based in Oman has developed an RFID solution that allows parents and school teachers to track students by affixing tracking tags onto the wrist of children and student backpacks.  Read Original Content

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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.