Rob McCray
August 22, 2014
mHealth News kicks off its new weekly interview series with Rob McCray, head of the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance, who talks about the mHealth industry's successes, failures and future. Read More

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August 22, 2014
Two distinct federal policies are intersecting to drive new models of patient engagement riding on the back of mobile health tools. More
August 22, 2014
If you're dealing with personal health information and mobile devices, it's important to have a good identity and access management solution in place. More
August 21, 2014
Following moves from rivals Apple and IBM, Microsoft heats up the mobile health space with a new partnership combining technologies. And it's set to begin... More
August 21, 2014
Never mind the Russians or the Chinese hackers - one employee or patient with a smartphone in the hospital can cause serious problems. Here's what to do... More
August 20, 2014
To make sure its new platform connects caregivers and patients in a meaningful way, Philips turned to an unlikely partner. More
August 19, 2014
A new mHealth platform launched by the Joslin Diabetes Center and Glooko targets diabetics who are susceptible to glycemia, a condition that could result in... More
August 19, 2014
According to the FDA's final guidance, the key to determining whether the FDA will regulate your mobile app is the concept of intended use. More
August 19, 2014
From digital mapping to point-of-care diagnostics to social media, the healthcare world is using technology to identify and contain a deadly epidemic. More
August 18, 2014
New technologies and services will enable telemedicine to continue expanding, but it's going to take more than policy changes to make the practice... More
August 18, 2014
A healthcare IT executive offers his take on how mHealth is closing the gap between the healthcare provider and the patient. More
Events & Conferences

By Eric Wicklund Aetna's decision to dump its two-year-old mHealth platform proves that it isn't going to... More

By Ulya Khan When patients forget to take their medication or fail to take it consistently, the cost to patient... More

By Eric Wicklund The death of Robin Williams should serve as a wake-up call to the possibilities of mHealth in... More

White Papers and Webinars
Bring Your Own Demons BYOD The proliferation of mobile devices in the hands of both clinicians and consumers is giving hospital IT administrators headaches. How do you separate the sensitive information from the family photos and Solitaire apps? Do you ban personal devices altogether? It's a phenomenon with no easy answer.
A panel of experts says healthcare organizations should embrace medical devices in a tech-savvy way, instead of as a security risk. And stop using those ...More
Advice for making sure the Bring Your Own Device trend is a friend, rather than a foe, of effective healthcare.More
A two-year-old startup believes it can, by creating a virtual sandbox that separates and secures enterprise apps on the device.More
Speaking at this week's HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum in Boston, Kevin Johnson of Secure Ideas said those popular "bring your own device" policies might ...More
A recent survey by Coalfire indicates neither employers nor their employees are all that concerned about protecting data on mobile devices -- and that's a ...More
A Colorado health system adds a communication platform to its devices, and finds that clinician buy-in is best if new tools are added gradually.More
Speaking at the AHIMA convention in Atlanta, a doctor shares a glimpse inside his mobile toolkit, and offers advice about working the devices into your ...More
Think a hacked pacemaker killing its user is only good for TV? You might want to read a recent story in Wired.More
In today's mobile-friendly culture, few people think twice before pulling out their phone or tablet to take a picture. Recently, this cultural affinity for mobile ...More
In an interview with New Media Producer Benjamin Harris, Brent Lang, Vocera's president and COO, offers a few tips for healthcare providers diving into the ...More
Joseph Johnson of W Squared explains why mi-fi surpasses wi-fi in making sure that mobile devices are protecting valuable health information.More