Apple HealthKit Details Emerge
Healthcare giants are dipping toes into Apple's promised software, say reports. For instance, Cleveland Clinic is testing a service that helps patients schedule doctor visits if an app detects a health concern.
When Patients Fear EHR
When patients believe paper medical records are safer and more private than electronic ones, their health can suffer.
Fit Fido: 10 Apps To Keep Pets Healthy
Pet owners can now choose from an array of apps and gadgets including doggy Fitbits, meal-tracking and training apps, and scheduling tools to care for critters.
EHR Vendors: Step Up Your Game
Electronic medical record vendors need to take a clue from video game design. It's time to deliver intuitive, simple to learn, and easy to use EHR technology.
IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
Health Company's Invention Program No 'Shark Tank'
Carolina Health Systems and Edison Nation have created Edison Nation Medical, an incubator designed to help employees -- and anybody else -- submit medical inventions to be patented, manufactured, and sold.
23andme, FDA Walk Toward Reconciliation
Seven months after the FDA told the Google-backed 23andme to stop marketing health results to customers, the government agency agreed to accept the company's first premarket notification report.
Analytics Help Patients Follow Doctors' Orders
Community Health Plan of Washington's most vulnerable patients are doing a better job of sticking to their treatment plans -- thanks to big data, analytics, and hospital partner Health Integrated.
When Is Anonymous Data Really Anonymous?
Confusion over the standards for anonymous data, or deidentification of data, damages adoption of mHealth apps, curtails innovation, and could generate needless extra laws.
9 Mobile Apps To Get You Fit
With more than 100,000 mobile health apps available today, you need help sorting through the fitness contenders. Consider these nine apps.
Technology Declares War On Cancer
Cancer will cause more than half a million deaths in the US this year. Here's how smart pills, IBM Watson, customized treatments, and even social media are helping patients fight for their health.
Mobile Health App Design: 5 Tips
Mobile apps for doctors and patients hold the promise of better health management. Here are five things app designers should keep in mind.
Healthcare's New Friend: Avatars
Healthcare providers use avatars in videos, portals, and other educational and support materials for patients and their families.
Samsung Eyes Health Wearables
Samsung debuts software and open hardware platforms for wearables, aims to foster development of new products while helping people take charge of their health.