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April 18, 2014
A case study examines the success of an mHealth initiative launched by Sutter Health in northern California. Read More

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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
April 14, 2014
Ratcheting wellness apps up a few notches, these products and services enable providers to generate actionable information caregivers. More
April 14, 2014
A recent challenge sponsored by Box and Dignity Health drew about 150 app developers, all looking to design a better mobile pathway between the consumer and... More
April 11, 2014
A healthcare security expert says the recently unearthed Heartbleed bug could affect every healthcare provider in the nation. More
April 11, 2014
Despite weathering the problems surrounding last year's rollout of the website, the HHS Secretary has designed to step down. More
April 11, 2014
A pilot project at the University of Colorado Hospital finds that both doctors and patients find benefits in an online portal that allows patients to book... More
April 10, 2014
A Pacific Northwest-based health plan network's adoption of the Lively activity tracking platform indicates the payer market is reaping home-based health... More

Events & Conferences


By Rafael Grossman Here is my recent e-mail to Google, after learning that the new update removes the video call... More

By Natalie Hodge, MD A physician-entrepreneur seeks help tackling pediatric obesity with an app that brings providers... More

By Matthew Grob Comic Zach Anner, in a bit about the U.S.’ failure to adopt the metric system, poses the question... 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