Chronic Disease Management

By Molly Merrill 01:28 pm September 27, 2011
There is great variability in the standards used to ensure social media sites provide effective information and good answers to health questions, according to a new survey that examined diabetes-related sites.
By Eric Wicklund 02:13 pm September 08, 2011
The questions and comments are pouring in over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s draft guidance on mobile medical apps, making it obvious that the government’s first attempt to clarify its regulatory authority over this fast-growing field won’t be the last.
By Diana Manos 10:12 am August 15, 2011
THA Group, a free-standing in-home health company serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina, will partner with Cardiocom to expand its chronic telehealth program for patients with chronic conditions.
By Diana Manos 09:46 am August 11, 2011
Puget Sound medical groups, clinics and hospitals perform among the best in the nation on some measures, while falling significantly short on others, according to the fifth Community Checkup, issued Wednesday by the Puget Sound Health Alliance.
By Eric Wicklund 09:31 am July 26, 2011
The FDA's draft guidelines on the regulation of mobile medical apps are drawing comments from all corners of the industry – with many expecting a continuing and robust debate.
By Eric Wicklund 09:12 am June 30, 2011
Authentidate's ExpressMD business will supply telehealth solutions to help patients in several locations in Utah connect with caregivers to help monitor chronic conditions.
By Eric Wicklund 09:09 am May 19, 2011
The Ford Motor Company is working with several health and wellness companies to add apps to its in-car connectivity platform that would allow a driver or passenger to check blood sugar levels, learn about pollen and ultraviolet light levels and access wellness information.
By Chip Means 10:18 am May 11, 2011
Large populations, geographic disparities and legacy infrastructure problems can derail national health IT projects. Estonia suffers from none of these factors.
By Healthcare IT News 11:10 am April 22, 2011
Harrison Medical Center has announced that its healthcare community is now operational with GE Healthcare's eHealth Information Exchange.
By Mike Miliard 11:14 am April 20, 2011
A chronic condition management platform, deployed by Microsoft at Denver Health Medical Center, is helping clinicians improve case management, customer outreach and analytics – and is reducing the costs associate with the readmission of diabetes patients.

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