laptop security breach
April 23, 2014
Saying mobile device security needs to be taken more seriously, the OCR has levied fines amounting to almost $2 million over two instances where laptops containing personal health information were stolen. Read More

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April 23, 2014
Ayogo and Get Real Health are separately looking to improve outcomes and reduce costs by getting patients to take a more proactive role in treatment regimens. More
April 22, 2014
Clint McClellan, chairman of the newly launched Personal Connected Health Alliance, explains how this collaboration aims to bring today's healthcare... More
April 22, 2014
Simulated attacks on health entities found a lack of preparedness against the backdrop of growing cyber threats. More
April 22, 2014
The world-renowned health network teams up with Silicon Valley-based Better to create an app that gives users access to Mayo Clinic-branded content and - for a... More
April 21, 2014
Companies like Mana Health are working with health information exchanges to launch the new, better version of the PHR - a patient portal that collects data... More
April 18, 2014
A case study examines the success of an mHealth initiative launched by Sutter Health in northern California. More
April 17, 2014
A new survey indicates more and more consumers are using health and wellness apps to chart activity and calories - but they aren't telling their doctors.... More
April 17, 2014
Physicians Interactive makes its Omnio clinical reference resource, which has seen more than 100,000 iPad downloads since 2012, available on iPhones and... More
April 16, 2014
HCA is testing Mobile Heartbeat's smartphone-based care team communications tool at a Nashville hospital, with the goal of keeping doctors and nurses in... More
April 15, 2014
A new partnership with one of healthcare's most successful entrepreneurs has the potential to arm clinicians with supercomputing, information and... More

Events & Conferences


By Eric Wicklund It's getting personal now. That's the message to take from this week's official... More

By Tom Sullivan Do these moves mark a new direction for the company? More

By Kevin Lasser The Department of Health and Human Services has selected a panel of health IT experts from... More

White Papers and Webinars

A federal case for mHealth D.C. talk From the halls of Congress to the offices of the Health and Human Services Department, mHealth has worked its way into many conversations in the nation's capital. And in true Washington D.C. fashion, not everyone is in agreement on how to address this fast-growing healthcare phenomenon. Let's take a look at what's gone down over the past year – and perhaps see what lies ahead.
Two well-known names in the mHealth field, Bradley Merrill Thompson and Robert Jarrin, offer their observations on the recently released study of federal regulatory issues ...More
The long-awaited FDASIA report sets guidelines for how federal agencies, including the FDA, ONC and FCC, will govern healthcare IT - especially the fast-growing mHealth ...More
The agency has issued a 52-page proposed rule that lays clear what devices and apps it will govern.More
With mobile technologies gaining purchase in healthcare, federal agencies are furiously preparing to latch onto their promise for better care. More
A bipartisan group of senators has penned a letter - complete with specific questions they want answered - asking the FDA to be more transparent ...More
A House panel is considering how to strike the appropriate balance between allowing innovation and keeping patients safe when using mobile apps. Are laws or ...More
Mobile health groups have written a letter asking legislators to make sure EHR incentives are tied to the integration of data generated from remote patient ...More
The Minnesota Democrat also asks HHS Secretary Sebelius to act immediately to shore up existing medical privacy laws.More
ATA CEO Jonathan Linkous praises CMS for proposals to extend telemedicine coverage to roughly 1 million Medicare recipients and expand coverage for transitional care management ...More
A bipartisan proposal aims to complement states pioneering telemedicine to reduce readmissions, slash costs and improve access to care in both rural and urban settings.More
The APPS Act of 2013, proposed by Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., would legislate how mobile application developers collect and use personal information, and allow ...More
mHealth advocates say the proposed Senate bill would deregulate a significant portion of software and apps that need overview, and questioned whether this and last ...More