Kyra Bobinet
January 30, 2015
The entrepreneur and keynote speaker for the upcoming HIMSS Media/Healthcare IT News Patient Engagement Summit says consumers will be attracted to mHealth if it fits into their lifestyles. Read More

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January 29, 2015
2 new algorithms enable users to instantly see if their ECG is normal, or if outside sources may be affecting their heart rhythm. More
January 29, 2015
Advanced ICU Care CEO Lou Silverman explains what hospital executives should be looking for when deciding whether to adopt a telemedicine-based ICU platform. More
January 28, 2015
Dallas-based Teladoc is clashing with at least three states -- including its home state -- over regulations that mandate an in-person first visit between... More
January 27, 2015
An Arizona-based specialty pharmacy reports that HIV patients using the mscripts app are three times as likely to be adherent, a key factor to suppressing the... More
January 26, 2015
The proposed bill now making the rounds in DC is expected to be re-introduced during this legislative session. More
January 26, 2015
In response to charges that HIPAA is holding up innovation, Sylvia Burwell made public a letter sent last year which indicates the Office for Civil Rights has... More
January 26, 2015
mHealth is becoming a driving force in the life sciences on both sides of the Atlantic. This contributed commentary examines how the industry is developing in... More
January 23, 2015
An 'emergency rule' by the Texas Medical Board prevents doctors from prescribing controlled substances via a telehealth consult, and leads to a... More
January 23, 2015
UCLA's chief innovation officer is bullish on text messaging and triage apps, but thinks mHealth won't take off until EHRs work seamlessly with... More
January 22, 2015
Americans want to see a doctor by video rather than traveling to an office or clinic, according to a Harris Poll. They also want to be able to pick their... More
Events & Conferences

By David Lee Scher, MD The Affordable Care Act added a section to the Social Security Act that established the Hospital... More

By Eric Wicklund Who's rising above the rest in mHealth or telehealth? Nominate them for the annual honor --... More

By Joseph C. Kvedar, MD I'm often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the... More

White Papers and Webinars
A look back (and forward) 2014 mHealth Summit This year's mHealth Summit, held Dec. 7-11 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center just outside Washington D.C., offered an interesting analysis of the state of the industry going into 2015. From consumer engagement to global mHealth initiatives to the Apple HealthKit craze, the hot topics and trends were on full display. Here's what we saw at the summit, and what we expect to see in the future.
A look at the top trends to follow next year in mHealth, as glimpsed at last week's conference in the nation's capital.More
Comedic jolts about drugs, diarrhea, the incredibly short lifespan of wearables and more from this week's conference. More
Sometimes the best-intentioned mHealth project falls flat, thanks to a misplaced accent mark or an attractive model. As attendees at a special session at the ...More
All the smart devices in the world won't advance care if the data remains invisible. Which means that consumers must be compelled, and it has ...More
Analytical grading comes to health apps, with the aim of supplementing the physician-patient interaction. More
The developer of a platform that mines social media data to track infectious diseases says it can be used to monitor everything from the flu ...More
Virtual house calls are making a difference in the lives of patients who otherwise would not have access to specialist consultations.More
Federal, state and private regulations are moving toward increasing acceptance of mobile and connected health's capabilities. That means new considerations for those striving to get ...More
Startups are raising big bucks to help make it happen.More
Questions about security and the potential to flood doctors with unnecessary data came to the fore this week, triggering the question: Will Apple's HealthKit follow ...More
Creating long-term relationships requires new approaches that follow consumers' wishes on how they want to interact with healthcare stakeholders.More
Current use cases demonstrate the technology's viability and potential to cut healthcare costs. More
'The takeaway is you have to get outside your garage,' an innovator tells his audience during a panel session at the mHealth Summit.More
An mHealth Summit panel discusses different ways to keep the care team in real-time communication with each other - a necessary tactic that saves money, ...More
One of the nation's foremost experts on connected health offered words of caution during an opening keynote Monday at the mHealth Summit. And while the ...More
At the mHealth Summit, top gamer shows how it's done.More
mHealth privacy and security experts attending a Sunday symposium at the mHealth Summit say healthcare workers will look for shortcuts if log-ins and other security ...More
mHealth companies like Validic, exhibiting at this week's 2014 mHealth Summit, are looking to give healthcare providers the information they need -- no matter where ...More