Eric Wicklund

Eric Wicklund is the Editor of mHealthNews. He covers all clinical and nonclinical mobile healthcare news.

United Regional Health Care System
By Eric Wicklund 02:45 am November 02, 2015
At the United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls, Texas, IT is too big for just one department.
Fauquier Health
By Eric Wicklund 11:03 pm November 01, 2015
At Fauquier Health, IT personnel are hired based on their "attitude and aptitude," says Chief Information Officer Donna Staton. In other words, simply being a tech geek doesn't cut it.
hands in a circle indicating teamwork
By Eric Wicklund 08:01 am October 26, 2015
Picture this: Every member of a patient's care collective -- family, friends, home health providers, specialists, therapists, even pharmacists -- can see what's happening when appropriate and receive alerts about that patient when necessary.
IBM Watson
By Eric Wicklund 10:14 am October 22, 2015
In a new partnership, Big Blue is looking to align Watson's language service to work with a smart impact sensor for identifying head injuries.
Healthcare icons
By Eric Wicklund 09:52 am October 21, 2015
Care coordination specialist builds out its toolbox by purchasing a platform that makes provider data available to caregivers and patients.
By Eric Wicklund 09:06 am October 15, 2015
Despite all the shiny new objects and near-ubiquitous buzzwords, patient engagement is not taken on a par with hard clinical data. Yet.
Doctor and patient
By Eric Wicklund 07:38 am October 14, 2015
Doctors need to listen to what their patients are saying and feeling -- and treat those additions to the electronic health record with the same value as any quality improvement program.
Patient and doctor with tablet
By Eric Wicklund 03:20 pm October 13, 2015
Despite all the buzzwords and shiny new objects, the technologies available are secondary factors when it comes to engaging patients and improving outcomes.
Patient in doctor's office
By Eric Wicklund 08:47 am October 13, 2015
Doctors and patients explain how the current practice of asymmetrical and "epistrophic" care can be transformed into a more collaborative relationship by harnessing available technologies.
Elderly couple and laptop
By Eric Wicklund 10:13 am October 09, 2015
A federal partnership with seven health systems is testing whether a new payment model that supports telemedicine can be used to reduce hospitalizations of long-term residents in nursing homes.

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