Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi)

Heart with heart rate line
By Mike Miliard 08:54 am November 20, 2015
The new MyCareLink Smart Monitor from Medtronic, just approved by the FDA, enables patients with implantable pacemakers to use their smartphones to transmit secure data from their pacemakers to their physicians.
ER
By Skip Snow 09:41 am October 29, 2015
This past month, a hand injury sent one of our writers to his local emergency room. From the front desk to discharge, he was surprised and impressed at the way technology enabled -- rather than interfered with -- the quality of his care.
FBI headquarters
By Erin McCann 10:57 am September 16, 2015
When the Federal Bureau of Investigation issues an alert to healthcare organizations and others warning of the serious cyber risks presented by the Internet of Things, it's probably best to pay attention.
Microsoft
By Tom Sullivan 02:42 pm August 12, 2015
Release brings support for Wi-fi and Bluetooth, which will be critical to its strategy of enabling apps to sync across all Windows 10 devices.
nursing home
By Mike Miliard 10:25 am July 06, 2015
While nursing homes have traditionally been one of the weakest links when it comes to health information exchange and care coordination, a new project aims to help improve those facilities' electronic communication with hospitals.
wall of mobile icons
By Eric Wicklund 02:57 pm April 12, 2015
Hospitals and health systems are facing some serious competition for the consumer's attention, and it's coming from payers and employers.
Edward Martinez
By Erin McCann 10:16 am January 21, 2015
For Miami Children's Hospital, patient engagement is far more than a Stage 2 meaningful use hurdle -- it's seen as an opportunity for organization-wide change that will impact clinical care and the bottom line.
Alert
By Mike Miliard 11:58 am December 12, 2014
The risk of experiencing a data breach "is higher than ever," according to Experian's second annual industry forecast, which shows how the "consistently high value of healthcare data on the black market" means there will be little respite for an industry already beleaguered by cyber threats.
By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm December 05, 2014
Despite an early stumble out of the gate, some blue chip EHR vendors have begun their collaborations with Apple's HealthKit platform.
By Erin McCann 10:37 am October 31, 2014
Mobile health wearables and sensors present myriad opportunities for improving patient care and increasing patient engagement. They also offer the chance to better manage chronically ill patients remotely. The only problem? It's not that these wearables are scarce. It's that many just aren't secure.

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