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October 30, 2014
A look at emerging cloud-based upstarts –- and advice about picking the vendor or service that best meets your needs. Read More

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October 29, 2014
The company offers a glimpse at a forthcoming smartphone that bears a modernized resemblance to the popular BlackBerry devices of old. More
October 29, 2014
Whether starting from scratch or looking to scale up, healthcare providers need to make sure they have certain questions answered before building their... More
October 29, 2014
Technology developed by electrical engineers has enabled people all over the world to connect and interact in ways previously thought impossible. In fact, 82... More
October 29, 2014
Mobile personal emergency response systems (mPERS), which help seniors and others get help when they've fallen, are now being combined with mHealth tools... More
October 28, 2014
In a move not altogether different from Apple's partnership with IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers will help clients use Google's products. More
October 28, 2014
Two studies question whether pharmaceutical giants are using mHealth tools properly to reach both physicians and consumers. More
October 27, 2014
Despite all its promise, it remains to be seen whether mobile health technologies will bring doctors closer to their patients, or instead drive them apart. More
October 27, 2014
The Center for Connected Health is working with a Japanese pharmaceutical company to develop an app that would help guide patients taking medication for an... More
October 27, 2014
The gamut of mobile tools available promises to improve nurses' work lives by enhancing communications across care teams. Naturally, there are some... More
October 27, 2014
A pair of new day-long events at the mHealth Summit aim to educate attendees about clinical mobility and privacy and security. Here's what to expect from... More
Events & Conferences
BLOGS

By Eric Wicklund Whether you're ready or not, mHealth must just be poised to help you –- or a friend. More

By Eric Wicklund Eerily similar to the plot of a 1960s sci-fi classic, the Internet giant is working on miniaturized... More

By Matt Patterson According to IBM, 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day, and most of it is unstructured.... More

White Papers and Webinars
 
Payers come to the forefront in mHealth Money matters It's often been said that the only way that mHealth will succeed is if providers are reimbursed for using it. That's a rather simplistic solution, but it points to the influence that payers have on the emerging, consumer-directed healthcare landscape. So while health insurers are leading the way in deriving value from mHealth, they're also learning to redefine the technology's ROI.
In this Brave New World, the health insurance market must shift to a consumer-facing model, change its relationships with providers and be at the forefront ...More
Only 1 in 4 U.S. adults tracks their fitness with a mobile device, but new research suggests doctors and payers could push that number much ...More
A two-year-old health plan in Utah is rolling out a new platform that reimburses providers for a wide range of telehealth services.More
Targeting affluent people is one thing - helping patients susceptible to a range of diseases make necessary lifestyle changes is altogether different. And it holds ...More
It's no secret that healthcare providers are rapidly incorporating mobile applications into their practices, using them to interact with colleagues or obtain medical intelligence to ...More
A Pacific Northwest-based health plan network's adoption of the Lively activity tracking platform indicates the payer market is reaping home-based health monitoring for both seniors ...More
A recent survey by the Teleperformance Group questions whether U.S. payers are doing all they can to meet their members' mHealth needs.More
In this blog we'll examine the promise virtual assistants hold for the healthcare payer market and the consumers of their services.More
Insurance companies who aren't reaching out to members via mobile devices are missing out on considerable traffic. At least according to Google queries. More
In previous posts I have talked about the importance of some of the major stakeholders (physicians, non-physician providers, hospitals and caregivers) in mHealth adoption. For ...More
Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, answeres one of the most common questions heard in healthcare these days - namely, how can a ...More
Revenue cycle management companies are developing mobile apps that give providers and instant link to a patient's health plans and insurance eligibility - and enabling ...More

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