Tag Archives: Smartphones

Smartphones remain communications concern for clinicians

Concerns persist among clinicians about the sending of unsecured text messages via their smartphones. Virtually every provider in a healthcare organization, along with researchers, administrators and anyone else in an authorized position that may possess patient information, has a smartphone with them at all times. These phones offer great convenience for clinicians who can communicate… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy smartphones control Insulet’s tubeless insulin pump

Samsung Galaxy smartphones will be serving as the controlling device for Billerica, Massachusetts-based Insulet Corporation’s tubeless insulin pump devices, the two companies announced today. Initially, Insulet’s recently FDA-cleared Omnipod Dash Insulin Management System will only speak with an app run on a locked-down Galaxy smartphone provided to patients alongside the system itself. However, according to… Read More »

Smartphones, Summer Birth Could Raise Kids' Odds for Nearsightedness

Print this page TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 — Kids with summer birthdays, especially those who spend long hours playing on smartphones and tablets, might be at greater risk for vision problems, a new study suggests. Nearsightedness, also called myopia, is on the rise worldwide. It’s what eye doctors call a refractive error, meaning the eyes… Read More »