Tuesday, September 06, 2011

MD-IT Releases Android App for Physicians

MD-IT’s new Android app for the Google operating system provides efficiency and accuracy for physician documentation and improves on previous mobile applications by offering the full Patient Chart View (PCV) for MD-IT’s EMR users.

Boulder, CO, September 06, 2011 --(PR.com)-- MD-IT, the leading provider of medical documentation software and service to ambulatory clinics and physician groups, announced today the release of MD-IT iConnect for the Android operating system, enabling smartphone dictation, direct access to the MD‑IT Platform, and a new feature that allows MD-IT’s EMR users to view a patient’s entire longitudinal history – right from their mobile device. Available immediately through Google’s Android Market, the free application allows physicians to join the mHealth revolution by enabling smartphone dictation with a direct schedule interface for quick and accurate clinical documentation.

The new Android product is available by searching “MD-IT” in the Android Market or by going directly to the site page: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.mdit.iconnect.

“Following the launch of the MD-IT iConnect app for Apple products, we set out to improve how our future mobile applications would work, developing an app that harnesses the power of the industry’s only dictation-based EMR and furthering the mHealth experience for physicians,” said MD-IT CEO Tom Carson. “With Android overtaking Apple as the smartphone OS industry leader earlier this year, and a worldwide market share hovering around 50 percent, MD-IT is excited to be part of the dynamic, fast-paced Android world.”

MD-IT iConnect for Android has all the anytime, anywhere functionality of its sister application, MD‑IT iConnect for iPhone and iPod touch, incorporating a schedule interface that includes all patient demographic information, visit type and date, and a unique medical record number.

“Recent surveys have shown that physicians are ahead of the general population when it comes to smartphone adaptation, and the MD-IT iConnect for Android application responds to the demand for comprehensive, data rich apps that are easy and intuitive to use,” said MD-IT Product Manager Evan Frankel.

Exclusive to the Android version, users can make use of a demonstration mode to explore and experiment with the Patient Chart View (PCV) even if they do not yet have the MD-IT EMR. Users can click “demo mode” to see the how the EMR functions in a simulated environment. This device-specific app showcases the convenience and safety of the Android OS while allowing users to take see the advantages of MD-IT’s EMR, the only EMR on the market driven by narrative notes.

About MD-IT
Founded in 2000, MD-IT is the nation’s leading provider of medical documentation software and service to physician practices and ambulatory groups. By developing dictation-based solutions that preserve the primary role of medical documentation, MD-IT empowers physicians to use narrative notes in any clinical environment where electronic medical records are part of the workflow. Additional information can be found at www.md-it.com.

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