Bipartisan Senate Appropriations Committee wants an investigation into poor interoperability, possible "information blocking" in electronic health records.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/26/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/25/201414 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Mony Weschler MA, EMT-P, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CIIP, Chief Applications Strategist & Architect, Applications Technology Services, Montefiore Medical Center, 7/24/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Including fitness devices in flexible savings account plans could encourage consumers to adopt a more active lifestyle and improve their overall health. By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/21/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/16/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce1 cloud platform will serve as development platform for patient-care apps using Philips health monitoring devices.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 6/26/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/24/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/19/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google Glass plays a growing role in healthcare as developers incorporate the device into medical and personal health software.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/18/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 6/17/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT Salary Survey 2014: NetworkingData center managers make slightly more than networking professionals, with middle-aged men on the coasts faring best. Both staff and management are optimistic about their career paths.