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Boston Children’s, Duke create new Apple CareKit app
By Bernie Monegain 02:33 pm June 14, 2017
The software enables doctors and family members to track and share data about pediatric patients to inform care decisions.

Xealth offers cloud-based technology for prescribing customized digital healthcare content. The startup is led by CEO Mike McSherry.

By Bernie Monegain 11:48 am June 14, 2017
Incubated at Providence Health and UPMC, both Epic shops, Xealth enables doctors to prescribe more than pills.
HIMSS, PCHAlliance urge FCC to move quickly on widespread broadband
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am June 14, 2017
Organizations say broader access will support remote-based monitoring and home-based primary care for those with chronic conditions.
Oscar health clinical dashboard
By 03:47 pm June 13, 2017
The new tool pulls together Oscar member’s health history, lab results, prescriptions, any hospital admits or discharges and also integrates with hospital systems and telemedicine sessions.
Apple hires Sumbul Desai

Apple has recruited Sumbul Desai, MD, but remains mum on her role. YouTube photo

By Bernie Monegain 05:34 am June 13, 2017
The company has not released information on what role she’ll play for the digital giant.
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Blending innovation, business cases and risk means that hospitals have to experiment because sometimes apps will surprise like Pokemon Go, which is considered the biggest fitness app right now.

By Tom Sullivan 11:06 am June 12, 2017
Mount Sinai has a “little big data group,” LifeBridge and Thomas Jefferson also foster clinical innovation teams, and they all say experimentation, evidence, rigor and risk are needed to succeed.
eClinicalWorks telehealth mobile app
By 10:19 am June 09, 2017
The company’s Healow app allows physicians can carry out virtual visits without going through a third party, and import into the EHR.
MDlive privacy lawsuit
By Jonah Comstock 09:55 am June 06, 2017
The law firm Edelson PC filed a suit in April against the telemedicine company for privacy violations but just voluntarily dismissed the suit.
Mary Meeker healthcare innovation
By Bill Siwicki 11:20 am June 05, 2017
Healthcare is on the cusp of faster innovation cycles that will improve care delivery.
Apple ResearchKit in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm June 02, 2017
Some industry observers say the technology is poised for greatness while others insist it has a long way to go.

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