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EMRs Shape Up Physical Therapy
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Physical therapists find that electronic medical records help improve patient care and save money.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/11/2014
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FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon's own employees acknowledge the ease with which children could make purchases.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/11/2014
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10 Technologies Changing Diabetes Care
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare organizations turn to technology to reduce the far-reaching, costly impact of diabetes.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/11/2014
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Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/10/2014
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink
Commentary
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink, 7/8/2014
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Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Android Wear Gives Google Edge In Smartwatch Race
Eric Zeman,
News
Google stands to gain a firm(er) foothold in the wearables market ahead of Apple's iWatch.
By Eric Zeman , 7/2/2014
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First Robotic Exoskeletons For Paraplegia Win FDA Approval
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
People with spinal cord injuries have a new mobility option.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/2/2014
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Philips Seeks Bigger Role In Healthcare Market
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Dutch company partners with Salesforce.com, introduces a cloud-based platform to expand its role in the healthcare market.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/27/2014
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VA Studies Telehealth For Chronic Illness Management
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Veterans Health Administration seeks to expand its 44 telehealth service areas.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/24/2014
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EHR Proliferation Hurts Physician Workflow
Dr. Donald Voltz, MD
Commentary
Doctors are being forced to pull data out of multiple EMRs -- plus use phones and pagers -- to care for patients. This context switching slows down work and frustrates the goal of electronic health data.
By Dr. Donald Voltz MD, 6/20/2014
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Google Glass Gains Momentum In Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Google Glass plays a growing role in healthcare as developers incorporate the device into medical and personal health software.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/18/2014
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EHRs Move Into Assisted Living Centers
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Assisted living centers find electronic health records help them accommodate residents with more complex care needs and the staffing needed to serve them.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/17/2014
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When Is Anonymous Data Really Anonymous?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Commentary
Confusion over the standards for anonymous data, or deidentification of data, damages adoption of mHealth apps, curtails innovation, and could generate needless extra laws.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/17/2014
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Healthcare Organizations Prep For Increased Audits
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
With audits expected to increase this year, healthcare organizations increasingly invest in risk assessment software or services to ensure compliance.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/16/2014
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Sorry, AMA: You're Wrong About Telehealth
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Commentary
By recommending that doctors be licensed in a patient's state, the American Medical Association places another hurdle in the path of telehealth adoption.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/16/2014
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Google Fit: Another Try At Health Data?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google looks to announce a new service at the Google I/O conference that will track activity data. Will it succeed where Google Health failed?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 6/14/2014
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9 Mobile Apps To Get You Fit
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
With more than 100,000 mobile health apps available today, you need help sorting through the fitness contenders. Consider these nine apps.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/13/2014
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Connected Cup Knows Your Drink
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The Vessyl, a $99 cup, can analyze liquids down to the molecular level and display its findings, such as "beer."
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 6/12/2014
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Epocrates Retains Lead In Crowded Mobile Health Marketplace
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
By giving clinicians the information they want, Epocrates stays atop the medical reference category for the fifth consecutive year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/12/2014
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