Mobile

Padlocks and computer code
By Rick Kam 08:28 am October 19, 2015
The days of James Bond and his world-saving exploits are over. In today's reality, nation-states and their criminal partners can disrupt commerce and defenses in the free world from the safety and comfort of their computer desks.
By Brian Dolan 11:19 am September 17, 2015
For seven years, MobiHealthNews has been a go-to site for news, commentary, online events and research. Now it is the newest member of the HIMSS Media family -- the leading source of digital health news.
By Chris Bowen 06:09 am September 09, 2015
Broadly defined, software as a medical device is any app used by providers to make clinical decisions. An increasing number of those are now officially designated as FDA-regulated devices. Is it worth it to pursue this classification for your own software?
By John Halamka 08:17 am August 11, 2015
For years, manufacturers of medical devices depended on the "kindness of stranger," assuming that devices would never be targeted by bad actors. Hospitals must do their best to isolate medical devices from the internet and from other computing devices that could infect them.
By Ryan Beckland 02:03 pm August 06, 2015
(SPONSORED) The following emerging trends are transforming the utilization of digital devices from a fad to a meaningful movement that can actually result in improved health.
By Scott Rea 06:41 am July 31, 2015
Back in the old days -- say, a whole 10 years ago -- thieves had to be physically inside a healthcare facility to steal patient information. How times have changed.
By Nathan Wenzler 10:03 am July 29, 2015
Ponemon's recently published 2015 Study on Privacy & Data Security of Healthcare Data makes one point crystal clear: healthcare organizations must do more to protect sensitive patient information from the wide variety of data breach threats.
By John Halamka 09:30 am July 29, 2015
As we envision the next generation of electronic tools, support for team-based care with handoff management and closed-loop communication among the stakeholders will be the most important new features.
illustration of locked devices
By Chris Bowen 08:53 am July 08, 2015
Millions of Americans now victims of medical identity theft. Who are the criminals behind this digital era crime wave? A foray into the online black market for stolen data is a surreal experience.
By Eran Eshed 11:00 am June 03, 2015
The U.S. and other countries are trying to find a way to cut down on the number of avoidable ER trips made each year. One of the possible solutions is the development of smart medical homes.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter