Mobile/Wireless

Telehealth
By Mike Miliard 03:32 pm December 30, 2015
Meridian Health, the New Jersey health system, will launch telehealth services in early 2016 and has enlisted Lewisville, Texas-based Teladoc for round-the-clock access to its network of licensed physicians.
mHealth illustration
By Bernie Monegain 04:52 pm December 18, 2015
The National Institutes of Health revealed its roster of ambitious goals for the next five years and many of them are either focused on reliant upon technologies.
drchrono app
By Tom Sullivan 04:04 pm December 18, 2015
In the ongoing battle at the small end of the electronic health records market, drchrono claims to have struck new ground by bringing its EHR to the iPhone.
BlueStar
By Bernie Monegain 02:47 pm December 18, 2015
WellDoc, whose BlueStar technology is focused on adults with Type 2 diabetes, has drawn $22 million in a Series B round of funding from Samsung Ventures and existing investor Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. The company will use the money to continue commercialization and accelerate adoption of BlueStar.
Patient with doctor and nurse
By Tom Sullivan 02:44 pm December 17, 2015
Though many think remote patient monitoring is the future of healthcare, a new report by Chilmark Research claims issues with implementation are keeping providers from jumping in despite its many promises.
NYU Langone Concussion Tracker
By Tom Sullivan 03:44 pm December 16, 2015
The NYU Langone app joins the growing cadre of health-centric tools that run on Apple's hardware and ResearchKit software. The initial five apps targeted patients with asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Parkinson's.
fitbit
By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:19 pm December 15, 2015
When it comes to digital health funding, 2015 matched the record-breaking numbers of 2014 with more than $4.3 billion flowing into the industry, according to a Year in Review Report from Rock Health, a venture fund dedicated to backing digital health initiatives.
Doctor and patient
By Jessica Davis 04:39 pm December 15, 2015
A new report from Frost & Sullivan that forecasts the market will grow 13.2 percent over the next five years.
Surveyor
By Bernie Monegain 02:55 pm December 11, 2015
It's that time of year when healthcare pundits take stock of the waning year and predict what's in store the year ahead. PwC's Health Research Institute is out with its 10 anticipated healthcare trends for 2016.
Health IT illustration
By Mike Miliard 03:53 pm December 10, 2015
A new report looking at EHR usability and clinical decision support draws upon AHRQ research to explore ways improved health IT interfaces -- websites, apps, dashboards -- can lead to better patient care.

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