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March 26, 2015
Healthcare providers are all looking at how to incorporate consumer-generated data into the health record, but they have to be careful about how that data is used. DICOM Grid CEO Morris Panner offers this advice on how to deal with this potential treasure trove of information. Read More

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March 25, 2015
Qualcomm Life's 2net platform has thrived because it gives providers access to reliable, accurate data from mHealth devices. That's an important... More
March 24, 2015
The innovative health system is getting almost $500,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop an 'engagement engine' that will help... More
March 24, 2015
Legislators shoot down a bill supporting video consults, saying residents deserve to see their doctors in person first. More
March 23, 2015
No longer science fiction, robotics has emerged as a leading alternative for many healthcare applications. To help identify the developments in this space,... More
March 23, 2015
Seymour, from Honeywell Life Care Solutions, moves beyond the traditional home monitoring market to connect providers with a much larger population of patients. More
March 23, 2015
Three attorneys with the national law firm of Robins Kaplan have put together this handy update on the regulation of mobile health apps More
March 20, 2015
CardioNet's parent company will pay more than $6 million to resolve charges it tried to collect funding for remote patient monitoring for patients that... More
March 20, 2015
Previous versions of the bill failed because they mandated that video visits would be reimbursed the same as in-person visits. More
March 20, 2015
Siva Subramanian, senior VP of mobile products at Zynx Health, says doctors aren't keeping patents interested in their own health, so they'll have to... More
March 19, 2015
According to Research Now, almost all users say apps will improve their health, but less then 20 percent of doctors are using them, and little more than a... More
Events & Conferences

By Eric Wicklund A new project in London aims to create PHRs for every livestock animal and pet in the UK. More

By Eric Wicklund The two organizations will host a day-long event to discuss how to create environments where... More

By Joseph C. Kvedar, MD Just three weeks ago I wrote about signposts on the road to connected health adoption. More

White Papers and Webinars
A look back (and forward) 2014 mHealth Summit This year's mHealth Summit, held Dec. 7-11 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center just outside Washington D.C., offered an interesting analysis of the state of the industry going into 2015. From consumer engagement to global mHealth initiatives to the Apple HealthKit craze, the hot topics and trends were on full display. Here's what we saw at the summit, and what we expect to see in the future.
A look at the top trends to follow next year in mHealth, as glimpsed at last week's conference in the nation's capital.More
Comedic jolts about drugs, diarrhea, the incredibly short lifespan of wearables and more from this week's conference. More
Sometimes the best-intentioned mHealth project falls flat, thanks to a misplaced accent mark or an attractive model. As attendees at a special session at the ...More
All the smart devices in the world won't advance care if the data remains invisible. Which means that consumers must be compelled, and it has ...More
Analytical grading comes to health apps, with the aim of supplementing the physician-patient interaction. More
The developer of a platform that mines social media data to track infectious diseases says it can be used to monitor everything from the flu ...More
Virtual house calls are making a difference in the lives of patients who otherwise would not have access to specialist consultations.More
Federal, state and private regulations are moving toward increasing acceptance of mobile and connected health's capabilities. That means new considerations for those striving to get ...More
Startups are raising big bucks to help make it happen.More
Questions about security and the potential to flood doctors with unnecessary data came to the fore this week, triggering the question: Will Apple's HealthKit follow ...More
Creating long-term relationships requires new approaches that follow consumers' wishes on how they want to interact with healthcare stakeholders.More
Current use cases demonstrate the technology's viability and potential to cut healthcare costs. More
'The takeaway is you have to get outside your garage,' an innovator tells his audience during a panel session at the mHealth Summit.More
An mHealth Summit panel discusses different ways to keep the care team in real-time communication with each other - a necessary tactic that saves money, ...More
One of the nation's foremost experts on connected health offered words of caution during an opening keynote Monday at the mHealth Summit. And while the ...More
At the mHealth Summit, top gamer shows how it's done.More
mHealth privacy and security experts attending a Sunday symposium at the mHealth Summit say healthcare workers will look for shortcuts if log-ins and other security ...More
mHealth companies like Validic, exhibiting at this week's 2014 mHealth Summit, are looking to give healthcare providers the information they need -- no matter where ...More