A blog about the strategic application of technology
Service Oriented Architecture has enabled us to quickly embrace change in the mobile space. The iPads have not been out an entire year yet we are able to quickly consume the core secure EMR services built into our flagship Care Delivery Platform and push data into the hands of providers using a very connected, very mobile device with a fundamentally different user interface. By takin the time to develop and invest in a service oriented architecture we’ve prototyped this iPad app in a fraction of the time it has taken to develop our RIA (Rich Internet Application) EMR.
Just because you can run your desktop app on a mobile devices doesn’t mean you should.
My issues with mobile computing in healthcare revolve around technologies that get in the way of providers and clinicians doing their core job which is attending to patients and not fumbling through hundreds of check boxes and interfaces designed to be used on a desktop.
So I’ve been running Windows 7 since early September when the release to production copy was opened up for MSDN subscribers. I can honestly attest that this is by far the best relese of Windows to come out of Redmond to-date. The ugly duckling known as Vista has shed its skin and what has emerged [...]