10 Wearable Health Tech Devices To Watch
Wearable medical technology is becoming a hot commodity. As these devices come to market, they have the potential to help both patients and clinicians monitor vital signs and symptoms.
Feds Test Patient E-Consent For HIEs
For health information exchanges to gain a foothold in the U.S., patients need to get on board. A recent pilot project spearheaded by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT leads the way.
Nuance Adds Voice Recognition To Mobile EHRs
Epic, Cerner electronic health records get free text transcription from smartphones and tablets; computerized physician order entry and natural language processing are in the works.
Mostashari: Make EHR Use More Meaningful
Providers should go beyond checking off boxes to earn incentive money, and seize opportunities to streamline data and serve patients, national coordinator advises CHIME execs.
Malware Threatens Medical Device Security
Hospitals must contend with older operating systems that lack the latest security patches, and cope with the convergence of medical devices, EHRs, and mobile apps.
Mobile Medline App Streamlines Data Search
Using visual search component, Unbound Medicine is hoping to transform the way physicians search for medical information through the federal government's Medline database.
Feds Bet On Health IT For Nursing Homes
Four-year program in 145 nursing facilities aims to reduce hospital readmissions, including exploring how electronic records can be more easily shared with hospitals.
Meaningful Use Needs Mobile Magic
Mobile technology could play a huge role in meeting the federal MU regulations, but the Stage 2 rulebook virtually ignores this potential.
7 E-Health Tools To Get Patients Engaged
Final Meaningful Use Stage 2 rules, now in effect, make patient engagement more important than ever. Here are some e-tools that you can use to draw in patients.