Eric Wicklund

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

Person with Apple Watch
By Eric Wicklund 02:43 pm September 09, 2015
Apple unveiled a host of new products Wednesday and the latest version of Watch is the one that advanced the company's healthcare focus at the latest launch event.
BlackBerry
By Eric Wicklund 11:10 am September 04, 2015
The company continued its shopping spree on Friday, scooping up another security-centric vendor, in hopes of moving into healthcare and other regulated vertical markets.
Young patient with smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 07:58 am September 04, 2015
The Care Beyond Walls and Wires pilot empowers patients with smartphone and biometric devices and, in turn, yields impressive results for the hospital network.
Telehealth
By Eric Wicklund 11:08 am August 19, 2015
One hospital's telehealth program, focusing on patient engagement pre- and post-surgery, has resulted in some impressive outcome improvements.
Doc with mobile device
By Eric Wicklund 11:00 am August 06, 2015
The new conference will focus on cyber-security, population health and mhealth.
Inspira Health
By Eric Wicklund 08:06 am August 06, 2015
How a health network eliminated noisy alerts and, in turn, improved response times and patient consults, updated its EHR more frequently, and reduced length-of-stay.
Woman with smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 10:40 am August 05, 2015
Research determined that medication management via text or instant message may be the patient engagement tool doctors need to help people with chronic conditions at home.
Person using Apple Watch
By Eric Wicklund 11:04 am May 20, 2015
The small physician practice isn't what it used to be. Today, solo docs and small practices are most likely a bit more technologically savvy and open to mHealth. Because of it, an increasing number of small EHR vendors are targeting them with new cloud-based platforms, chief among them Apple Watch apps.
UCLA photo by brent via Wikipedia
By Eric Wicklund 11:02 am May 04, 2015
Researchers at UCLA are working on a project that utilizes mHealth tools to help gambling addicts better manage their behavior. Billed as the first ever behavioral mHealth clinical trial, officials see it as a promising digital approach to help curb various addictions.
Robot
By Eric Wicklund 10:41 am April 27, 2015
As part of a new clinical trial, physicians in New York City are seeing whether they can perform complex ultrasounds on patients in Chicago via a new telemedicine platform.

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