Eric Wicklund | June 27, 2014 | 09:53 AM | Telehealth, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Despite the bad press the Department of Veterans Affairs has received in recent weeks, officials are seeing marked success from their telehealth programs, which have enabled the agency to treat more veterans, reduce hospital admissions and save some serious... More
SAN DIEGO | Eric Wicklund | June 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
More than 60 percent of all industries worldwide embrace BYOD, says Mac McMillan, CEO of the information security company CynergisTek and chairman of the HIMSS Privacy and Security Task Force. In healthcare, that number stands at around 85 percent, with 92... More
Eric Wicklund | June 12, 2014 | 11:06 AM | Telehealth
The nation's largest physicians' association has officially put its foot forward with telemedicine, after establishing guiding principles to ensure coverage and reimbursement for telemedicine services. More
Eric Wicklund | May 29, 2014 | 15:56 PM
A trade organization representing the interests of more than 300 telecommunication companies is urging federal policymakers to incorporate mHealth into future electronic health record certification guidelines. More
Eric Wicklund | May 29, 2014 | 15:00 PM
Nurses may face "explosive growth" ahead in the use of mobile communications solutions -- primarily because they've been ignored for so long. More
Eric Wicklund | May 22, 2014 | 10:29 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure, Telehealth
Making telemedicine work is often no easy process, but officials from Boston-based Partners HealthCare, a longtime leader in connected health, believe they've done it. So what's their secret? More
Eric Wicklund | May 15, 2014 | 09:47 AM | Mobile/Wireless
Billed as "experience-based medicine," a Silicon Valley startup is looking to make clinical decision support more valuable to providers by including peer reviews of myriad medical treatments. More
JERSEY CITY, NJ | Eric Wicklund | May 8, 2014 | 10:41 AM | EDIS, Mobile/Wireless
At a time when hospital officials around the country are looking for proof that mHealth-based communication tools will help them save money, officials at LibertyHealth's Jersey City Medical Center are offering hard figures. More
Eric Wicklund | May 1, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Mobile/Wireless
A Nashville hospital is testing a new mobile solution that allows all members of a critical care team to communicate with each other via smartphone. More
Eric Wicklund | May 1, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Policy and Legislation
The long-awaited guidelines to federal regulation the FDA released last month is expected to have a lasting impact. More
Eric Wicklund | April 30, 2014 | 10:07 AM | Meaningful Use, Mobile/Wireless, Policy and Legislation
A trade organization representing the interests of more than 300 telecommunication companies is urging federal policymakers to incorporate mHealth into future electronic health record certification guidelines. More
Eric Wicklund | April 18, 2014 | 10:49 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
For the most part, providers are still wary over the mHealth movement. And this caution just might be preventing them from big care improvement opportunities, say the findings of a new study. More