Mobile

EHR alert system

Innonvaccer at the IHI National Forum 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Credit: Innovaccer

By Tom Sullivan 10:16 am January 17, 2018
The software to be unveiled at HIMSS18 will tap algorithms to let clinicians know when a patient needs attention.
patient experience

Kaleida Health app. Credit: Google Play

By Jessica Davis 04:38 pm January 16, 2018
Navigating the massive Western New York campus was a burden to patients, but its CIO tailored a mapping system to improve their experience.
doctor texting patients
By Bill Siwicki 04:22 pm January 12, 2018
Doctors on the front lines of the opioid crisis find text messaging helpful in managing treatment with patients.
telehealth vendors

Several telehealth vendors are expanding their services in 2018. Credit: InTouch Health

By Bill Siwicki 03:06 pm January 09, 2018
WeCounsel to rebrand as a multispecialty, InTouch Health patients can initiate consults from home and Teladoc releases a new single, patient-centered point of access app.
opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 04:13 pm January 08, 2018
Machine learning and Smart on FHIR work with controlled substance and prescription drug monitoring data to aid clinicians in the battle against overdoses.
CMS policy on texting patient information
By Dave Muoio 03:46 pm January 02, 2018
The policy outlined now mirrors the current position of the Joint Commission, which underwent its own series of flip-flops on the subject in 2016.
prenatal app
By Bernie Monegain 11:46 am December 27, 2017
Hospital testing iPhone-based software to track weight and blood pressure of expecting mothers.
FDA digital health regulations

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, testifying in front of Congress in June. Credit: YouTube

By Dave Muoio 02:51 pm December 26, 2017
With a new administrator at the helm, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps toward regulating decision support, software-as-a-medical-device, mobile tech in clinical trials and more.
Intermountain app for heart failure patients
By Bernie Monegain 11:14 am December 21, 2017
Hospital says 8 percent more patients using the app were alive after 180 days than those not using the software, which alerts clinicians when heart failure conditions become more advanced.

The Accelerator Class on Demo Day last week is the third hosted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

By Jonah Comstock 11:41 am December 19, 2017
With 10 pilots in development, products will get to market with real data and added value for hospitals and payers.

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