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May 29, 2015
John Scott, who heads the telemedicine program at University of Washington Medicine, says clinicians are too overwhelmed by data and payers are too conservative to push the industry. So the next killer app or "gee whiz" invention has to come from somewhere else. Read More

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May 29, 2015
A Towers Watson survey finds a majority of large U.S. businesses are finding real value in workplace health initiatives, including on-site clinics and... More
May 29, 2015
A tiny - and inexpensive - device that attaches to a smartphone or tablet's audio jack and can be used to test a blood sample for certain diseases holds... More
May 28, 2015
The operating system is built for smart home devices, at the same time the healthcare industry is starting to see more and more health devices taking residence... More
May 28, 2015
Americans are more focused on their health -- and the data around it -- than ever before. More
May 28, 2015
Companies like TrueVault are developing services that allow providers to access any number of data sources with one secure log-in. More
May 27, 2015
The RAND study finds that docs are over-prescribing antibiotics both online and in face-to-face visits, but their reliance on broad-spectrum drugs in online... More
May 27, 2015
A new platform enables the mental health professional to control a patient's care plan in between office visits - and bill accordingly More
May 26, 2015
A new bill would allow VA healthcare providers, including those under contract, to reach veterans no matter where they're located -- including at home or... More
May 26, 2015
For health systems that don't want to or can't find the time and money to build from the ground up, companies like Carena fill an urgent need for... More
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
Events & Conferences

By Samsung Electronics America (SPONSORED) Once upon a time, doctors made house calls. With fewer patients and time constraints,... More

By Nicholas Ratto Consider this clinical care conundrum: Medical science has transformed HIV into a manageable... More

By Eric Wicklund A competitor is accusing Fitbit of tracking more than just user activity. 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