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May 22, 2015
Parkview Medical Center CIO Steve Shirley says providers face too many risks in allowing personal devices to access the network. Read More

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May 22, 2015
UC Davis researchers found that, in pediatric cases at eight rural hospitals, the benefits of a telemedicine consult more than made up for the costs of... More
May 21, 2015
RoundingWell founder John Smithwick explains why mobile technologies are so important in connecting the healthcare provider with patients outside the office,... More
May 20, 2015
California's Sutter Health signs a five-year deal with Boehringer Ingelheim, and will first develop digital health platforms for COPD patients. More
May 20, 2015
EHR and practice management companies are focusing on keeping the independent physician productive with new apps for the Apple Watch. More
May 19, 2015
MD Anderson will launch a pilot to help 30 breast cancer patients deal with behavioral health issues. More
May 18, 2015
A mobile clinic in Iowa is helping one health system reinvent the concept of community-based care. More
May 15, 2015
Seven states have now approved the compact, which would allow physicians to apply to practice medicine in multiple states and greatly enhance the use of... More
May 15, 2015
Dinesh Sheth, founder and CEO of Green Circle Health, explains why providers have been slow to jump on the mHealth bandwagon - and what they have to do now to... More
May 15, 2015
UPMC's Andrew Watson, MD, one of the nation's more prominent mHealth enthusiasts, says developments like Apple Health will spur consumers and... More
May 14, 2015
Samsung's new system-on-a-chip could spur development of smart devices and broaden connectivity in the rapidly developing home health market. More
Events & Conferences

By Eric Wicklund A prescription for boogie fever may be a phone call away . More

By Eric Wicklund mHealth ideas figure heavily in the contest that seeks to restore the joy of practicing medicine. More

By Joseph C. Kvedar, MD In the seven or so years I’ve been blogging, I've only written a few posts that prompted... More

White Papers and Webinars
Spotlight Apple takes a shine to mHealth From its HealthKit and ResearchKit platforms to its newly released smartwatch, Apple is emerging as a major force in the mHealth landscape – and may help to bridge the engagement gap between consumers and healthcare providers that continues to plague the industry. Here's a look at what we've written about Apple over the past few months.
The LA hospital automatically synchs its patients with Apple's platform, enabling them to enter health and fitness data into their medical record.More
Juniper Research expects the trendy smartwatch to dominate discussion this year. Also on the list: Another smartwatch, Microsoft's smartglasses, Intel's chips and a unique subscription-based ...More
Under the companies' joint MobileFirst initiative, three apps help nurses and nursing administrators in the hospital setting, while a fourth offers tools for home-based caregivers.More
Apple chief Tim Cook delivers a sleek, stylish smartwatch, and tosses healthcare a meaty bone with the ResearchKit platform. More
That's the question being posed by some following Apple's launch of its ResearchKit platform. Others, however, say the open-source platform and apps will revolutionize medical ...More
Apple recently gave us its big reveal: a smartwatch. Among the proposed sensors on this watch are a heart rate monitor and an accelerometer. As ...More
The flashy new smartwatch isn't even available yet, but mHealth companies and some providers are already developing apps and imagining the healthcare possibilities.More
The California health system becomes one of the first in the nation to roll out an app synching the Apple platform with its Epic EMR.More
The move will enable developers and healthcare providers around the world to design their own research apps.More
It's not just the big guys who are interested in Apple's app and platform. There's a lot of potential for patient engagement efficiencies in health ...More
It's not just about mobile payment systems. If Apple Pay, Google Wallet and Samsung's PayPal features become widely used, that could pave the way for ...More
In an interview with Bloomberg, the FDA executive says the wearables market is only focused on health and fitness right now, and won't come under ...More