New mobile apps from the Department of Health and Human Services, for consumers and doctors alike, let you search medical literature, locate health centers, fight drug abuse and much more.
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Find a Health Center, an app by the HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration, lets users instantly locate nearby federally funded health centers by entering a zip code. The app uses mapping software in smartphones to locate the centers, which tend to be in most cities and in many rural areas. Consumers also can choose how far away they are willing to travel to reach a health center and tailor results to their preferences. The app is available for the iPhone and Android and is available as a free download in iTunes.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?