When it comes to popular MobiHealthNews stories in 2010, medical-related news about tablet devices dominated. Apps-related news continues to be a popular topic of discussion, but tablet news overtook apps news overall in 2010.
Four of our Top 10 Mobile Health Stories of 2010 are focused on tablets, including Apple’s iPad, the BlackBerry Playbook and Cisco’s Cius. Two apps related stories also made the list — Epic Systems iPhone EHR app, Haiku and Mobile MIM, the iPhone app that was denied 510(k). The launch of Epic’s Haiku app was our most widely read story of 2010.
Remember, these are the stories that appealed to the largest number of our readers during the course of the past year, but they aren’t necessarily the most important. The MobiHealthNews team will begin reflecting on the past year come January. For now, revisit the most popular stories of 2010:
1. Epic Systems launches iPhone EHR app, Haiku – January 13, 2010: After months of rumors, news that Epic Systems, which develops electronic health records systems announced that a partnership with Apple had led to the creation of Haiku, an iPhone app for EHR access. Haiku was by no means the first EHR app to come to the market, but at the time it launched it generated a lot of buzz. The Wall Street Journal had been teasing the partnership between Apple and Epic in a series of articles leading up to the Haiku launch. Article Keep reading>>