Heartbeat
August 27, 2014
AliveCor's new mobile solution enables consumers to check their heart health at any time -- and connect with a doctor if there's a sign of trouble. Read More

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August 27, 2014
HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News are diving into this hot topic during a two-day conference next month in Boston. More
August 26, 2014
Cybercriminals are looking at mobile apps and devices as a way into hospitals' IT networks. Here's a look at what to know and do to prevent it from... More
August 26, 2014
Backed by a federal grant, a team of researchers at Cornell University is developing smartphone-based mHealth tools to tackle vitamin deficiency, stress and... More
August 25, 2014
The revised ruling creates an 'MBAN coordinator' who will help healthcare providers manage their wireless spectrum needs for mobile sensors. More
August 25, 2014
With all the talk about patient engagement these days, one question lingers in the background: Just how much influence can -- or should -- a doctor have on... More
August 22, 2014
Two distinct federal policies are intersecting to drive new models of patient engagement, riding on the back of mobile health tools. More
August 22, 2014
If you're dealing with personal health information and mobile devices, it's important to have a good identity and access management solution in place. More
August 22, 2014
mHealth News kicks off its new weekly interview series with Rob McCray, head of the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance, who talks about the mHealth industry'... More
August 21, 2014
Following moves from rivals Apple and IBM, Microsoft heats up the mobile health space with a new partnership combining technologies. And it's set to begin... More
August 21, 2014
Never mind the Russians or the Chinese hackers - one employee or patient with a smartphone in the hospital can cause serious problems. Here's what to do... More
Events & Conferences
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By Keith Tyson Although awareness of potential threats has greatly increased, many healthcare organizations are... More

By Tom Sullivan Early reports indicate that Todd Park is moving west to recruit top tech talent into the federal... More

By Eric Wicklund Aetna's decision to dump its two-year-old mHealth platform proves that it isn't going to... More

White Papers and Webinars
 
Bring Your Own Demons BYOD The proliferation of mobile devices in the hands of both clinicians and consumers is giving hospital IT administrators headaches. How do you separate the sensitive information from the family photos and Solitaire apps? Do you ban personal devices altogether? It's a phenomenon with no easy answer.
A panel of experts says healthcare organizations should embrace medical devices in a tech-savvy way, instead of as a security risk. And stop using those ...More
Advice for making sure the Bring Your Own Device trend is a friend, rather than a foe, of effective healthcare.More
A two-year-old startup believes it can, by creating a virtual sandbox that separates and secures enterprise apps on the device.More
Speaking at this week's HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum in Boston, Kevin Johnson of Secure Ideas said those popular "bring your own device" policies might ...More
A recent survey by Coalfire indicates neither employers nor their employees are all that concerned about protecting data on mobile devices -- and that's a ...More
A Colorado health system adds a communication platform to its devices, and finds that clinician buy-in is best if new tools are added gradually.More
Speaking at the AHIMA convention in Atlanta, a doctor shares a glimpse inside his mobile toolkit, and offers advice about working the devices into your ...More
Think a hacked pacemaker killing its user is only good for TV? You might want to read a recent story in Wired.More
In today's mobile-friendly culture, few people think twice before pulling out their phone or tablet to take a picture. Recently, this cultural affinity for mobile ...More
In an interview with New Media Producer Benjamin Harris, Brent Lang, Vocera's president and COO, offers a few tips for healthcare providers diving into the ...More
Joseph Johnson of W Squared explains why mi-fi surpasses wi-fi in making sure that mobile devices are protecting valuable health information.More

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