Eric Wicklund is the Editor of mHealthNews. He covers all clinical and nonclinical mobile healthcare news.
By Eric Wicklund 10:25 am October 16, 2014
Integral to effective care coordination with Medicaid beneficiaries involves the ability to communicate with sick and chronically ill patients. But it turns out the majority of Medicaid patients can't even be found by states and health plans. One new startup is working to change that.
By Eric Wicklund 08:04 am October 14, 2014
"Rushing to do something is a recipe for bad policy," an mHealth and legal expert argued. "If Congress acts precipitously, it can bring more confusion than clarity."
By Eric Wicklund 10:18 am October 06, 2014
A major healthcare investment firm says the insurance industry will have to abandon its 50-year-old business plan and embrace mHealth, among other changes, to survive.
By Eric Wicklund 10:54 am October 02, 2014
A dozen influential groups are urging Congress to make telehealth and remote patient monitoring a cornerstone in healthcare of the future.
By Eric Wicklund 02:36 pm September 29, 2014
The Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston is using an mHealth platform to help diabetics and their caregivers control a potentially fatal side effect of the disease.
By Eric Wicklund 11:48 am September 18, 2014
Companies join Centerstone Institute to build tools for helping patients keep in touch with caregivers to improve outcomes, reduce visits and cut costs.
By Eric Wicklund 10:22 am September 18, 2014
App developers, who say they are being left out of important mHealth privacy and security conversations, are calling on the federal government to give them a little more transparency around the issues.
By Eric Wicklund 10:04 am September 12, 2014
In order to connect the nation's veterans with their healthcare records, the Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new mHealth campaign that will put health data into the hands of the consumer.
By Eric Wicklund 10:30 am September 08, 2014
Deloitte's Harry Greenspun, MD, sees exciting new advances on the horizon for mobile health technology, but also has some concerns. On the plus side, he thinks the "era of inflated claims" is about to come to an end for this hype-driven industry.
By Eric Wicklund 11:23 am August 26, 2014
A revised rule creates an "MBAN coordinator" who will help healthcare providers manage wireless spectrum needs for mobile sensors.