Google Glass
December 18, 2014
The company will unveil a high-tech clip-on device for eyeglasses in January. Read More

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December 18, 2014
The partnership, first forged when the smartphone company bought into Patrick Soon-Shiong's company earlier this year, is ready to unveil its first... More
December 17, 2014
An HHS grant will be used to compare ERs that use telemedicine consults with those that use telephone consults, with the focus on clinical outcomes and cost. More
December 17, 2014
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
December 16, 2014
Detroit's Henry Ford Health System is among the growing number of providers using mHealth innovation labs to take advantage of their clinicians'... More
December 15, 2014
Do consumers want to use their health plan, networks, deductibles, formularies and all, on a mobile app? Health insurers investing in mobile and web apps are... More
December 12, 2014
Comedic jolts about drugs, diarrhea, the incredibly short lifespan of wearables and more from this week's conference. More
December 12, 2014
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 to become... More
December 12, 2014
The hospital's first-ever chief innovation officer wants to see more wearables, fewer health and fitness apps, and more mobile connections between... More
December 12, 2014
Analytical grading comes to health apps, with the aim of supplementing the physician-patient interaction. More
December 11, 2014
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
Events & Conferences

By Carole C. Carey Advances in wearable technology and the emergence of cuffless devices for measuring arterial blood... More

By Cindy Thomas Wright Whether you're a vendor or a provider with a booth at HIMSS or some other conference, there... More

By Joseph C. Kvedar, MD My dad was a wonderful guy who could fill the room with his personality. He grew up during the... 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