Please join me for the latest in my audio-cast series; House Calls for Healthcare Professionals. This month’s program takes a look at the most compelling devices for mobile healthcare professonals. I hope you enjoy the show.
Bill Crounse, MD Healthcare Industry Director Microsoft
What’s hot and maybe what’s not for today’s highly mobile healthcare professionals? Nobody wants just a pager or cell phone anymore. Today’s clinicians are looking for devices that provide voice communication, e-mail, text messaging, web access, information, point of care solutions, video, MP3 player, TV, and games. They want it all. And thanks to a wide selection of popular devices running Windows Mobile 5.0, they can have it all. But deciding which device and what solutions are right for you can be a bit mind numbing.
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Dr. Edward Zabrek, has been the chief medical editor for Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, and a full time, practicing Ob-Gyn at Memorial City-Memorial Hermann Hospital Systems in Houston, Texas. He has an ambitious dream to “evolutionize” patient care with Windows Mobile devices. Formerly an independent consultant to Samsung Electronics’ Wireless division, he is always seeking ways to advance this dream.
Hemang Patel works as a Mobility Solutions Specialist in the Healthcare and Life Sciences enterprise customer space at Microsoft Corporation. He focuses on messaging and vertically related solutions involved the Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphone devices. He has been involved with the wireless and IP soft switching industry for over 11 years in a variety of roles. Hemang comes to Microsoft from Sprint Nextel Corporation. He has a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Premed from The George Washington University.
Robert Quinn is Senior.V.P. of Engineering and CTO for EpocratesBob brings to the Epocrates team nearly 20 years of experience as an engineer and software development manager. Prior to joining Epocrates, Bob served as VP of Engineering for iDini Corporation, a wireless software startup, and held a variety of technical and engineering-management positions with IBM. He received his Bachelors degree from Dartmouth College, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, and was a research fellow at Harvard University.
Mobile Devices Featured:
Palm Treo 700w
i-Mate JasJar (also sold/known as HTC / Qtek 9000)
Sprint’s PPC 6700