News & Commentary
Content tagged with Mobile & Wireless posted in February 2014
Wearable Health Tech: Many Promises, Few Facts
News  |  2/27/2014  | 
Digital fitness devices are the rage -- among healthy people. The healthcare community won't know the value to sedentary patients until unbiased research arrives.
HIMSS14: Healthcare CIOs Wrestle With Economic & Regulatory Pressures
News  |  2/24/2014  | 
A McKinsey consultant tells CHIME CIOs they will have to innovate their ways out of an economic squeeze. Regulators hint at some flexibility.
Healthcare Devices: Security Researchers Sound Alarms
News  |  2/24/2014  | 
Default usernames, weak passwords, and widespread Windows XP Embedded systems are cause for concern, SANS Institute researchers say.
Is Google Glass Obsolete?
News  |  2/21/2014  | 
Google Glass costs too much and lacks killer apps -- and new technologies will soon make the original version seem wimpy. That's not bad news for Google.
Toshiba Fuels Healthcare Business With Acquisitions
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
Toshiba expects to reach almost $10 billion in healthcare sales by 2018. An aggressive acquisition plan is key to its growth.
3D Printing Reshapes Healthcare
Slideshows  |  2/20/2014  | 
Printed livers, ears, hands, and eyes? 3D printing can change and save lives.
Voalte One Comes To Android
News  |  2/18/2014  | 
Hospital communications app, originally for iPhones, will ship on Motorola Solutions' WiFi smartphone for hospitals.
2014 State of Storage Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  2/18/2014  | 
If you look at vendor financials, the enterprise storage business seems stuck in neutral. But those flat revenue numbers mask a scorching pace of technical innovation, ongoing double-digit capacity growth in enterprises, and dramatic changes in how and where businesses store data.
Homecare IT: 1 Market Epic Doesn't Dominate
News  |  2/14/2014  | 
Specialty vendors Homecare Homebase and Thornberry get the highest ratings from customers, says KLAS Research, with healthcare IT juggernaut Epic Systems described as a "laggard."
Will Most Healthcare Apps Escape FDA Scrutiny?
News  |  2/13/2014  | 
PROTECT Act of 2014 proposes that Food and Drug Administration doesn’t need to oversee "low risk" health IT products such as electronic health records and fitness apps.
802.11ac WiFi Decision Time
Commentary  |  2/12/2014  | 
Gigabit WiFi has arrived, but its real-world performance may not meet lofty expectations. Find out why, and how and when to think about upgrading.
Internet Of Crap Takes On Your Love Handles
Commentary  |  2/5/2014  | 
Today's manic rush to strap connected sensors onto body parts sometimes feels more like parody than business plan. Are wearable fitness trackers a game-changer or gimmick?
Kinect Assists Stroke Victims With Home Rehab
News  |  2/4/2014  | 
Microsoft's real-time, motion-sensing technology could make rehabilitation more successful and more fun.


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