Brett Jakovac
July 31, 2015
Xerox SVP Brett Jakovac says the omnipresent phone will play an even bigger role in the healthcare landscape of the future, while gamification and integrated wearables will factor in as well. Read More

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July 31, 2015
Big Blue's supercomputer is poised to make the pharmacist the connected health resource between the consumer and the provider. More
July 30, 2015
Ochsner Health is spearheading a competition to find new and innovative ways of using wearables and mHealth apps to help people with chronic conditions. More
July 30, 2015
Cerner's work with Validic and other mHealth initiatives will likely play an important role as it begins overhauling the military's troubled EHR... More
July 29, 2015
The tech giant has helped fashion a set of rules for mHealth developers and hopes to gain industry support after a public comment period. More
July 29, 2015
Physician Interactive's recent acquisition of Quantia creates a clinical decision support platform that offers not only information - but a chance to... More
July 28, 2015
A New Jersey health system switched from an overhead paging system to a smartphone-based messaging platform -- and not only reduced noise but improved clinical... More
July 27, 2015
Rumors abound that Google's much-maligned eyewear will be coming back - and targeted specifically for healthcare and other industries. And they're... More
July 24, 2015
The state is reportedly the first to help finance an ECHO program, which was developed at the University of New Mexico and offers videoconferenced education... More
July 24, 2015
MobileHelp CEO Rob Flippo says telemedicine is an old, proven concept - but integrated mobile devices and apps will be the difference in making the platform a... More
July 23, 2015
Doctors and nurses are doing it anyways -- whether it's legal or not -- so athenahealth unveils a HIPAA-compliant care coordination solution. More
BLOGS

By Jonathon Dreyer Inspiration for innovation can be found everywhere -- even in the pages of a book. James Bond'... More

By Eric Venn-Watson The Goldman Sachs report referenced in the first part of this series mentions that remote patient... More

By Joe Petro When you tell your phone that you'd like "a table for two at the best Italian place in... 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

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