Community Hospital Creates Mobile App to Deliver Clinical Laboratory Test Results to Its Physicians

Smartphone mobile app is dubbed “MicroHIS” by Holy Name Medical Center

At one community hospital in New Jersey, physicians love getting clinical laboratory test results over their smartphones or similar wireless devices. Radiology and cardiology results can also be accessed or viewed using this unique mobile app developed for use at Holy Name Medical Center in Tea Neck, New Jersey.

The story about mobile applications at Holy Name Medical Center demonstrates to pathologists and clinical laboratory managers how fast the world of healthcare informatics is evolving. It took just months for the hospital’s informatics department to create a customized application that allows physicians to use their smartphones and mobile devices to access most of the information managed by the hospital information system (HIS). (more…)