healthcare: Mobile & Wireless
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center CIO Dan Drawbaugh shares his thoughts about what the next health IT opportunities will be.
Patients and clinicians need to be aware of all the digital snake oil cluttering up the iTunes store.
One of the nation's top healthcare CIOs discusses Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's $200K project to secure personal devices used for work.
With so many doctors bringing their smartphones and tablets to work and patient data breaches reported all the time, IT managers need to make the...
Mobile technology could play a huge role in meeting the federal MU regulations, but the Stage 2 rulebook virtually ignores this potential.
If the industry remains resistant to change, it will eventually render itself obsolete.
Look for growth in mobile health, telemedicine, clinical analytics, and personal health records—and an EHR vendor shakeout.
Getting providers and IT leaders to think in terms of population health, not just about the patient in the office, is challenging but doable.
Tablets, smartphones, and mobile apps have the potential to improve patient care--but without quality clinical research to back them up, you may...
Many doctors frown on consumers' interest in mobile health, says PwC report. But that's only half the story.
Although mandated to communicate better with patients, some healthcare providers also are looking for tech tools that get info to staff faster.
The problem with this kind of booming market? It attracts not only the best and brightest but also IT developers looking for quick profits with...
Spurred by a combination of government incentives and aging technology, healthcare is entering an IT renaissance with mobile and cloud...
From medication reminders to wearable body sensors, mobile health solutions will become a vital part of our lives and many organizations' services.
Telemedicine has two sides, cutting costs and giving some patients access to previously unreachable expertise, but depriving others of the...
Security and screen layout problems make it difficult to let clinicians bring their own tablets and smartphones to work.
Among the hundreds of health IT presentations, demos, and vendor offerings at HIMSS12 next week, don't miss these highlights.
Meaningful Use programs, healthcare reform, and the public's love of mobile devices could add up to patients finally getting fully involved in...
Doctoring While iPhoning isn't the same as Driving While Intoxicated. But doctors should know better than to engage in such behavior.
Breaking into health IT isn't easy. Going back to school for more training is a good place to start.
Forget big-bang changes: 2012 will bring important but incremental advances in trends such as social and mobile. Consider how your enterprise will...
Clinicians are excited about what iPads can do for practices. But if you're shopping for a medical tablet, dispassionate analysis is in order.
Doctors and nurses have been swept away by smartphones and tablets, but they create one gigantic headache for IT managers. Here's some practical...
Medical informatics specialists are right to question the reasoning behind the FDA's proposed guidelines on mobile applications.
The new FDA guidelines may create headaches for developers, but there is an upside for doctors and patients.
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May 22, 2013
Federal health agency offers funding for new models of nonhospital care that cut federal health expenditures, improve health of specific patient...
May 21, 2013
Social networking site PatientsLikeMe loans its 200,000-member community to academic and pharma researchers to validate online questionnaires that...
May 20, 2013
Deloitte survey contrasts with other data that finds near-universal adoption, reports EHR resisters tend to be older and solo practitioners.
May 09, 2013
Telemedicine expert Rashid Bashshur says mobile health technologies must integrate with EHRs to make accountable care organizations work.
May 09, 2013
Personal mobile devices still present huge security challenge, say HIMSS Analytics focus group participants.
May 09, 2013
Former national health IT coordinator moves to the vendor side, aims to use high-speed mobile data infrastructure to give patients more care options.
May 03, 2013
Myfamily app presents content from Healthfinder.gov site to help consumers take charge of their healthcare.
May 02, 2013
NaviHealth program combines information from outcomes database and case manager followup to help plans and providers reduce post-acute care costs...
May 02, 2013
Investors eye the growing wearable health device market as sensors become more sophisticated and deliver more health information to consumers.
April 25, 2013
Cloud storage service announces new healthcare partner applications, customers and security compliance.
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