Chuck Parker
September 19, 2014
The man who helps guide the PCHA and Continua says smartwatches are here to stay -- but that probably won't be the case for sensors in clothing or stand-alone activity trackers. Read More

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September 19, 2014
A letter from two Congressmen to HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell follows a request from mHealth app developers to update privacy and security regulations... More
September 18, 2014
Hospital CIOs crafting guidelines for mobile devices must consider that social mobile, and analytics all intersect in the cloud, and safeguard accordingly.... More
September 18, 2014
As rumored, the hotly anticipated HealthKit technology wasn't part of Apple's release this week of its newest operating system. Nonetheless, Epic has... More
September 18, 2014
The companies align with Centerstone to create a new platform that aims to give "superutilizers" a means of staying in touch with their caregivers... More
September 17, 2014
Vendors say current regulations governing 'mobile use' were developed before the first iPhone was even invented, so they need more guidance. More
September 16, 2014
The organization calls for a radical change in how EHRs are developed, and says digital tools must be included in the new platforms. More
September 16, 2014
A Canadian company is launching a new platform that aims to turn that mountain of unstructured data from activity and fitness monitors into useful information... More
September 15, 2014
Glen Tullman's new company - Livongo - seeks to empower those with chronic conditions and bring providers into the loop only when they're needed. More
September 12, 2014
Gearing up for National HIT Week, the association plans to present federal officials with three "asks" - as it does each year. This time they'll... More
September 12, 2014
A 20-year healthcare IT veteran who recently launched Healthcare Technology Solutions talks about mHealth's promising new platforms. More
Events & Conferences
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By Christy Lane Apple recently gave us its big reveal: a smartwatch. Among the proposed sensors on this watch are a... More

By Tom Sullivan iOS 8 is here but sans HealthKit. Now Apple is saying that will be available by month's end. More

By Paul Kleeberg, MD Telehealth is already making a difference, and these examples offer a glimpse of the shape its full... More

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The smartwatch phenomenon Time will tell Thanks to Apple, the smartwatch craze is in full swing. But while all the top names in technology are rushing their devices to the market, mHealth advocates are holding back on their endorsements. For now, at least, these fancy new toys may be good at telling time, but little else.
The Apple Watch has the style and the name cachet to be a trend-setter, but will planned apps and sensors give it enough substance to ...More
The healthcare community isn't sold on the smartwatch as an effective mHealth tool. But that may change in time.More
The agency isn't winning over everyone with its proposals to regulate mobile apps, but it may be doing right by Apple's mHealth plans.More
I’ve been toiling in the field of connected health for 20 years now, watching for signs of adoption that will move us into the steep ...More
With the mHealth industry projected to grow to $58.5 billion over the next six years, tech giants with mobile capabilities are rushing to get on ...More
Nike has apparently decided to leave the wearable fitness hardware to others, and will focus instead on the software.More
The fashion world is taking notice of mHealth. But is that a good thing?More
Researchers are working on a bracelet and pendant that double as a health data collection hub that creates a continuous interface for sending information to ...More
This week's announcement that the NFL is donating $30 million to the NIH to study concussion issues, among other things, might be a golden opportunity ...More
An Israeli company is making a splash in the wearable sensor market with a wristband connected to an open source application that could help track ...More
Just four to five years ago we were beginning to understand the power of self-tracking for health. Prior to that, individuals interested in gathering measurable ...More

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