Eric Wicklund

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

By Eric Wicklund 09:10 am November 24, 2014
While some are predicting a dim future for Google Glass, there's a case for not shattering the eyewear just yet.
By Eric Wicklund 11:11 am November 21, 2014
The American Telemedicine Association is hoping an unlikely alliance in Congress between a conservative Republican and a liberal Democrat will produce some strong momentum for telemedicine in the coming years.
By Eric Wicklund 01:00 pm November 18, 2014
Seniors represent one of America's largest and fastest growing populations, and one that will continue to strain the nation's healthcare resources. Consequently, this represents the biggest opportunity for mHealth, which would conceivably connect them to the people and services they need at the point of care.
By Eric Wicklund 01:15 pm November 12, 2014
What the shifting political winds mean for mHealth is still anyone's guess. But rest assured that when the 2014 mHealth Summit convenes next month, we'll be having some very interesting discussions about the intersection of business innovation and federal regulation.
By Eric Wicklund 09:59 am November 06, 2014
The Nov. 4 midterm elections were a statement, to be sure, with Republicans wresting control of the Senate away from Democrats and expanding their lead in the House of Representatives. But what will this new political landscape mean for mobile and telehealth moving forward these next two years?
Smartwatch
By Eric Wicklund 12:45 pm November 05, 2014
An enduring fallacy in consumer-centered mHealth is that a device's success in the market comes down to the whims of the wearer. But that's only half the battle. If a wearable device isn't collecting information that a healthcare provider wants or needs, it's just going to end up being a fancy -- and expensive -- watch or bracelet.
By Eric Wicklund 09:31 am November 05, 2014
Will the Republican-controlled Congress be a boon or bust for mobile and telehealth initiatives?
Doctor with mobile device
By Eric Wicklund 08:05 am October 30, 2014
Patient engagement is one of the more popular topics in the mHealth landscape these days, and with the mHealth Summit right around the corner (really, December isn't that distant), it's sure to work its way into many a conversation.
By Eric Wicklund 10:12 am October 20, 2014
One of the takeaways of a recent survey conducted by Software Advice indicates that mHealth users are better at using electronic health records -- and getting more out of them -- than doctors who use PCs.
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
By Eric Wicklund 11:03 am October 17, 2014
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, is the founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare in Boston, talks with mHealth News Editor Eric Wicklund about the progress made in mobile health technology, and the challenges remaining.

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