|HIS Client Applications|
|OsiriX Mobile URL44[22,23,51,68]||2.0.2 ($29.99)||iOS||A DICOMm viewing program that is the client application for OsiriX PACSn.||Standard DICOMm query and retrieval; views and processes DICOMm images; zooming, panning, rotation, windowing, and leveling; calibrated distance measurement; Oval ROIo measurements of area and density/signal intensity; image transfer.|
|MEDITECH URL45||N/A||Web-enabled smartphone.||Access patient record from MEDITECH EMRp system securely on smartphone using a Web browser||Accesses clinical data including lab results, vital signs, intake and output, allergies, active medications, and documents (reports and notes).|
|PatientKeeper Mobile Clinical Results URL46||N/A||Web-enabled smartphone.||Provides access to patients’ clinical data from PatientKeeper EMRp using a Web browser||Accesses patient list, patient summary, lab results, test results, medication list, clinical notes, problem list, vital signs, allergies, order status etc.; customizes workflow based on each physician’s requirements.|
|AirStrip OB URL47||1.6(free, but needs to purchase and install Airstrip OB system)||iOS, Android||Provides access of hospital’s Labor and Delivery unit in the EMR to the Obstetricians from smartphone.||Displays real-time and historical waveforms, HIPAAq complaint authentication login, displays the fetal strip and maternal contraction pattern information for an individual patient, access patient data, and zooming and scrolling chart images.|
This table presents the version, platforms, a short description, and a list of functions of the four HIS client applications for healthcare professionals.
mDICOM: Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine, nPACS: Picture archiving and communication system, oROI: Region of Interest, pEMR: Electronic Medical Record, qHIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
URL45: http://www.meditech.com/productbriefs/pages/ProductBriefsCSPCM.htm webcite, Accessed June, 2011.
URL46: http://www.patientkeeper.com/products/clinical_applications/clinical_results_mobile.html webcite, Accessed June, 2011.
URL47: http://www.airstriptech.com/Portals/_default/Skins/AirstripSkin/tabid/61/Default.aspx webcite, Accessed June, 2011.
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