Eric Wicklund

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

person stealing online data
By Eric Wicklund 06:50 pm April 14, 2015
Want a little news to help you sleep soundly tonight? Stolen credit card and bank account information has a short shelf life.
Smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 01:38 pm April 14, 2015
How do you get physicians to adopt mobile technology? Tie it into something they already do -- such as talk into their smartphones.
Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition
By Eric Wicklund 01:29 pm April 14, 2015
Let's get something out of the way right now: The competitors in the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition aren't making a device that looks like the old cassette tape recorder that Bones McCoy carried around the USS Enterprise. And their solutions aren't going to make "the sound" that Trekkies recall so fondly.
Apple watches
By Eric Wicklund 06:43 pm April 13, 2015
One of the hottest mHealth devices at HIMSS15 isn't even available yet.
stethoscopes connected with wifi signal
By Eric Wicklund 03:42 pm April 13, 2015
When it comes to helping children, telemedicine is well up to the task, thank you very much.
wall of mobile icons
By Eric Wicklund 02:57 pm April 12, 2015
Hospitals and health systems are facing some serious competition for the consumer's attention, and it's coming from payers and employers.
Analytics data
By Eric Wicklund 02:54 pm April 12, 2015
As the raft of apps, connected devices and wearables become part of the Health Internet of Things providers will gain the ability to not only predict health events but also take steps to avoid them.
Woman texting
By Eric Wicklund 08:01 am April 09, 2015
At HIMSS15, Chanin Wendling plans to share lessons learned from a texting program some 200,000 patients strong.
Smartwatch
By Eric Wicklund 05:24 pm April 08, 2015
At HIMSS15, Joe Kvedar, MD, will share a status update on connected health. Hint: Despite the exuberance around wearables, some providers are taking notice of what they can accomplish with the data.
iPad with app icons
By Eric Wicklund 08:09 am April 03, 2015
A loose coalition of EHR makers has spent the last several months working on open APIs that could add a whole new level of value to electronic health records platforms.

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