Tag Archives: Droid

OTC drug interaction analyzer for smartphones

Medilyzer is a smartphone application designed to provide mobile information and drug interaction checking for various over-the-counter (OTC) medications. The application is available for both the iPhone and Android smartphones, and according to the Medilyzer website a BlackBerry edition is … Continue reading

Posted in Barcoding, Medication Safety | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

One pharmacist’s opinion: iPhone vs. DROID

I’ve been carrying a Motorola DROID since Verizon made it available back in November 2009. I’ve enjoyed many of its features and consider it a great mobile device. Recently I came into possession of an iPhone. I’ve wanted an iPhone … Continue reading

Posted in Cool Technology, Mobile Computing | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Motorola DROID getting some attention in the pharmacy literature

The February 2010 issue of Hospital Pharmacy (PDF) contains a review of the Motorola DROID, and the authors overall impression of the device is positive. I’ve had a DROID since its release in early November 2009. My initial impressions of … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Computing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Looks like there is at least a little interest in Android and pharmacy

I happened to check some statistics on my website this morning and found that the top searchpharases that brought people to my site over the weekend were related to the Droid and Lexi-comp (image below). I find this very interesting … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Computing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“What’d I miss?” – Week of December 27th

As usual there were a lot of things that happened during the week, and not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some of the stuff I found interesting.

Posted in What'd I miss | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lexi-Comp medical references for the Droid

Recently I was fortunate enough to be a beta tester for the new Android version of Lexi-Comp’s suite of medical information software. I was very excited for the opportunity as I’ve been using what I would consider inferior drug information … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Computing, Pharmacy Informatics | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

“What’d I miss?” – Week of December 13th

As usual there were a lot of things that happened during the week, and not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some of the stuff I found interesting.

Posted in What'd I miss | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Exhibit Hall ASHP #Midyear2009

I finally had an opportunity to roam around the exhibit hall at the ASHP Midyear today. Of course I had to sacrifice a session to attend, but it was worth it. If you’ve never been in the exhibit hall at … Continue reading

Posted in Barcoding, Pharmacy Informatics | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

“What’d I miss?” – Week of November 15th

As usual there were a lot of things that happened during the week, and not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some of the stuff I found interesting.

Posted in What'd I miss | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The popularity of multitouch technology is growing

InformationWeek: “As touch-screen hardware and tools for developing multitouch applications become more prevalent, businesses of all kinds will want to leverage the technology. Get ready to see it in all sorts of apps, including those used in retail, stock trading, … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment