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Table 8 HIS Client Applications

From: A Systematic Review of Healthcare Applications for Smartphones


Version (price)




OsiriXMobile URL44[22, 23, 51, 68]

2.0.2 ($29.99)


A DICOMm viewing program thatis the client application for OsiriX PACSn.

Standard DICOMm query and retrieval; views andprocesses DICOMm images; zooming, panning,rotation, windowing, and leveling; calibrateddistance measurement; Oval ROIo measurementsof area and density/signal intensity; image transfer.




Access patient record from MEDITECHEMRp system securely on smartphoneusing a Web browser

Accesses clinical data including lab results, vitalsigns, intake and output, allergies, activemedications, and documents (reports and notes).

PatientKeeperMobile ClinicalResults URL46[20]



Provides access to patients’ clinicaldata from PatientKeeper EMRp usinga Web browser

Accesses patient list, patient summary, lab results,test results, medication list, clinical notes, problemlist, vital signs, allergies, order status etc.; customizesworkflow based on each physician’s requirements.

AirStrip OB URL47[23]

1.6(free, but needsto purchase andinstall AirstripOB system)


Provides access of hospital’s Labor andDelivery unit in the EMR to theObstetricians from smartphone.

Displays real-time and historical waveforms,HIPAAq complaint authentication login, displaysthe fetal strip and maternal contraction patterninformation for an individual patient, accesspatient data, and zooming and scrolling chartimages.

  1. This table presents the version, platforms, a short description, and a list of functions of the four HIS client applications for healthcare professionals.
  2. m DICOM: Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine, n PACS: Picture archiving and communication system, o ROI: Region of Interest, p EMR: Electronic Medical Record, q HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
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