BlackBerry Handhelds Save Heart Attack Victims Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the EKG Smartphone Project Why Cardiologists and Why mVisum?

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BlackBerry Handhelds Save Heart Attack Victims Al Sacco, CIOWed, 02 Sep 2009 13:00:00 -0700 Modern medicine and technology go hand-in-hand. For years, we’ve come to associate a hospital not only with the patients it houses and medical professionals who work there, but also the machines and gadgets that aid doctors and nurses in our care. As we see in person, or on episodes of ER , we recognize the blood-pressure sleeves, the beeping heart-rate monitors, and IV machines. 400)this.width=400″ src=”http://images.pcworld.com//news/graphics/171253-va_blackberry_1_350.jpg” align=”left” alt=”” border=”0″> But wireless technology is really just now coming of age in the medical field. For example, emergency room physicians and surgeons are some of the few modern professionals who still carry around pagers. Yes, pagers. That seems to be changing, however. In fact, doctors and nurses are surrendering their antiquated gadgets of yes

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