Eric Wicklund

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

By Eric Wicklund 02:36 pm December 12, 2014
Patient engagement is one of the more popular topics in the mHealth landscape these days. But will mobile health technologies ultimately bring the consumer and doctor closer together or drive them farther apart?
CIO and docs
By Eric Wicklund 10:14 am December 11, 2014
What's the healthcare C-suite planning for in the coming year? While everybody seems to have differing opinions, there's a consensus that 2015 will introduce a lot of changes, particularly in how providers and consumers interact.
Keyhole
By Eric Wicklund 12:02 am December 10, 2014
Despite what seems to be some sustainable momentum beyond the initial rush of excitement, worries remain about Apple's HealthKit platform -- with security concerns and its potential to flood doctors with unnecessary data topping the list. Could the latest big thing eventually go the way of Google Health?
By Eric Wicklund 08:16 am December 08, 2014
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 measures are too tough. The trick is to make logging in easier than the work-around.
By Eric Wicklund 11:08 am December 05, 2014
What's the healthcare C-suite planning for in the coming year? While everybody seems to have differing opinions, there's a consensus that 2015 will introduce a lot of changes, particularly in how providers and consumers interact.
By Eric Wicklund 01:32 pm December 02, 2014
More and more healthcare providers are using mobile devices to coordinate care, and they're finding some interesting benefits and drawbacks. Representatives of three such health systems share their best (and worst) practices.
By Eric Wicklund 01:20 pm December 02, 2014
With the mHealth Summit 2014 less than a week away, it's important to head down to Washington, D.C., with the right mindset. What you'll see next week is just a microcosm of what's going on around the world, but it's a good sample.
By Eric Wicklund 09:03 am December 02, 2014
As the mHealth Summit 2014 kicks into gear next week, it's time to ditch the pilots (and the euphemisms) and take the plunge. Just do it.
By Eric Wicklund 10:05 am December 01, 2014
Robert S. Oscar is an mHealth believer. As CEO of RxEOB, which deploys Web-based and smartphone applications to reduce the labor-intensive processes within health plans and pharmacy benefit managers, he's seen what it can do. We caught up with Oscar to hear more about where he thinks the mHealth industry is heading.
By Eric Wicklund 10:33 am November 24, 2014
The lifespan of Google Glass might just be short-lived, with the technology facing an increasing amount of public criticism in recent months. But does it fare a little better in healthcare? Industry stakeholders say, "yes."

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