Eric Wicklund

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

Joslin Diabetes Center
By Eric Wicklund 10:44 am August 20, 2014
Boston's Joslin Diabetes Center is using an mHealth platform to help diabetics and their caregivers control a potentially fatal side-effect of the disease.
By Eric Wicklund 09:57 am August 13, 2014
Robots have long promised big things for the healthcare industry, but concerns have been expressed over efficacy and limitations. One area, however, has demonstrated the considerable benefits robots bring to the table, according to two recent reports.
Doctor with mobile device
By Eric Wicklund 10:32 am August 11, 2014
After launching a bedside medication verification program seven years ago, one Colorado-based hospital is now moving forward with its mHealth platform by adding more critical tools aimed at better helping clinicians with care delivery.
Businessman holding tablet with projected graph
By Eric Wicklund 10:49 am August 04, 2014
In a move that's being lauded by mobile health innovators, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released dozens of mHealth medical devices from the requirements of added regulation.
By Eric Wicklund 10:39 am August 04, 2014
Despite the bad press the Department of Veterans Affairs has received recently, officials are seeing marked success from their telehealth programs, which have enabled the agency to treat more veterans, reduce hospital admissions and save some serious money.
Omaha VA Medical Center in Nebraska Photo: VA Health, 2010
By Eric Wicklund 09:53 am June 27, 2014
Despite the bad press the Department of Veterans Affairs has received in recent weeks, officials are seeing marked success from their telehealth programs, which have enabled the agency to treat more veterans, reduce hospital admissions and save some serious money.
By Eric Wicklund 08:05 am June 27, 2014
More and more physicians are looking for ways to monitor their patients in their own homes, industry leaders say.
Mac McMillan
By Eric Wicklund 10:00 am June 25, 2014
More than 60 percent of all industries worldwide embrace BYOD, says Mac McMillan, CEO of the information security company CynergisTek and chairman of the HIMSS Privacy and Security Task Force. In healthcare, that number stands at around 85 percent, with 92 percent of that number saying personal mobile devices are in use multiple times every day.
By Eric Wicklund 09:01 am June 24, 2014
Given self-reported intent of 74 percent of clinicians to adopt tablets, smartphones and computers into their workflow by Q2 2015, the migration of tasks to mobile devices will likely continue to grow, says a new report.
By Eric Wicklund 11:06 am June 12, 2014
The nation's largest physicians' association has officially put its foot forward with telemedicine, after establishing guiding principles to ensure coverage and reimbursement for telemedicine services.

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