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Kaiser Permanente Launches Mobile App for Access to Electronic Medical Records


Kaiser Permanente, who already boasts the largest deployment of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) in the world, today announced the launch of a new Android application to allow more than 9 million Kaiser patients to access their medical information on the go.

In addition to its Android app, the healthcare provider is also launching a newly mobile-optimized version of its website located at kp.org to allow anyone with a mobile device to still access their medical information when and where they need it.  Kaiser said it plans to launch a companion app for iOS in the coming months as well.  Through mobile access to their personal health information, Kaiser members now have secure access to lab results, diagnostic information, direct email communication with doctors, and the ability to order prescription refills among other things.

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MyMedicalRecords to Debut new PHR Smartphone and Tablet Apps at HIMSS 2012


MMRGlobal, the company behind MyMedicalRecords.com, announced today that it plans to debut new smartphone and tablet applications at the 2012 HIMSS conference in Las Vegas February 20-24.

The new apps being showcased are its MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record (PHR) and Emergency View Portal applications, which both work across smartphones and tablets running Android.  Last week we covered the launch of the MyMedicalRecords prepaid PHR card that was introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show, which features what the company calls a “Lifeline telephone number.”   In the case of the prepaid PHR service, these Lifeline numbers are used to allow one’s physicians to send in health records and other information which are then centralized in a single PHR.

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Dictation-Based EMR App Moves to Expanding Android Market


MD-IT, the leading provider of medical documentation software and services for physician and ambulatory care providers, announced the release of its narrative note driven EMR Android application on September 6, 2011.The MD-IT application is unique within the healthcare industry because it is the only dictation-based EMR.

Originally released to function only on iOS, the new MD-IT iConnect for Android expands not only the reach, but also the features of the application.  This decision to branch into the Android market was made after Android overtook iPhone in the smartphone industry earlier this year.

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