Eric Wicklund | April 17, 2014 | 10:49 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
For the most part, providers are still weary over the mHealth movement. And this weariness just might be preventing them from big care improvement opportunities, say the findings of a new study. More
Eric Wicklund | April 10, 2014 | 10:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
To healthcare mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, the dirtiest four-letter word in the realm of digital health is "silo." More
WASHINGTON | Eric Wicklund, Diana Manos | April 4, 2014 | 13:36 PM | Mobile/Wireless
A widely anticipated report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other agencies may finally clear the air on how healthcare IT -- and mHealth in particular -- will be regulated. More
Eric Wicklund | March 31, 2014 | 10:56 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety, Workforce Management
While more and more doctors are gaining access to and adopting mobile health tools, many nurses are left to deal with legacy systems and are filling the gaps with their own smartphones. That could be changing soon. More
Eric Wicklund | March 25, 2014 | 09:33 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Policy and Legislation
A group of senators are now urging the Food and Drug Administration to provide clarification on how the agency would classify mobile applications. More
NEW YORK | Eric Wicklund | March 18, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Mobile/Wireless
Two apps designed to help patients feel more comfortable during their hospital stay were the winners of a hackathon sponsored by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. More
WASHINGTON | Eric Wicklund | March 7, 2014 | 11:00 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
The Federal Communications Commission is stepping into the mHealth regulation arena with its own task force. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has announced the creation of CONNECT2HEALTHFCC, which "will bring together the expertise of the FCC on the critical... More
Eric Wicklund | March 4, 2014 | 11:37 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
From a high-tech command center at Miami Children's Hospital, doctors can diagnose and treat patients in a small Peruvian village, a mall in the Ukraine or a cruise ship sailing the Atlantic, among many distant and diverse locations. More
Eric Wicklund | February 26, 2014 | 16:34 PM | Electronic Health Records
A partnership announced at HIMSS14 will enable AliverCor's digital ECGs to be integrated into the Practice Fusion EHR, giving doctors instant access to their patients' heart health. More
ORLANDO | Eric Wicklund | February 25, 2014 | 19:41 PM
To Eric Dishman, healthcare is personal. More
ORLANDO | Eric Wicklund | February 25, 2014 | 14:17 PM | Mobile/Wireless
mHealth is creating buzz. For those who want to know what it's all about and find out the latest happenings in the mHeatlth world, the Mobile Health Knowledge Center at HIMSS14 is the place to be. More
ORLANDO, FL | Eric Wicklund | February 23, 2014 | 16:31 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
On the long and winding road toward an accountable care organization, healthcare providers have to expect the potholes and steer around them. More