Mobile

patient identity
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm August 22, 2017
Innovations that could solve the longstanding problem of patient ID included neural networks and facial recognition, AHIMA research suggests.
elevateMS app

A screen snap from the ElevateMS app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am August 22, 2017
The goal is to improve understanding of the daily challenges patients with MS can have and to uncover new potential measurements of treatment effectiveness through real-time data collection.
CDC live video classes
By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm August 21, 2017
The telehealth company says group video calls will enable more people to take advantage of the federal program, which outfits patients with Fitbits, wireless scales and a mobile app to keep track of diet.
AI tech for hospitals
By Mike Miliard 03:02 pm August 17, 2017
But some big questions need to be answered as tools like Siri and Alexa start playing a role in the patient journey, says one expert.
Alphabet acquires Senosis
By Jonah Comstock 01:31 pm August 15, 2017
According to Senosi's now-inactive website, the company has created three health apps using a smartphone's built in sensors to monitor different health biomarkers.
FHIR standards
By Mike Miliard 03:34 pm August 14, 2017
Experts from HL7 and DirectTrust say hospitals can benefit from combining the two interoperability specs.
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm August 14, 2017
Aetna and Apple are in discussions about the smartwatch, which is evolving toward monitoring chronic diseases, according to one media outlet.
Health IT venture funding increases
By Bernie Monegain 03:17 pm August 09, 2017
The top investment categories include patient engagement, data analytics and mHealth companies.
Data sanitization best practices

There's a misconception among many that factory resets, data wiping and reformatting are enough to safely clear away old data but that's not the case.

By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm August 08, 2017
A new alliance of IT and security professionals wants to promote best practices and spread awareness of a standard definition.
leverage Apple FileMaker

The CHORI campus in Oakland.

By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm August 07, 2017
What started as a help desk reporting project for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital has blossomed into creating software for HR, finance, equipment tracking and more.

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