Eric Wicklund | August 20, 2014 | 10:44 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Boston's Joslin Diabetes Center is using an mHealth platform to help diabetics and their caregivers control a potentially fatal side-effect of the disease. More
Eric Wicklund | August 13, 2014 | 09:57 AM | RIS and PACS, Workforce Management, Telehealth
Robots have long promised big things for the healthcare industry, but concerns have been expressed over efficacy and limitations. One area, however, has demonstrated the considerable benefits robots bring to the table, according to two recent reports. More
Eric Wicklund | August 11, 2014 | 10:32 AM | Mobile/Wireless
After launching a bedside medication verification program seven years ago, one Colorado-based hospital is now moving forward with its mHealth platform by adding more critical tools aimed at better helping clinicians with care delivery. More
Eric Wicklund | August 4, 2014 | 10:49 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Policy and Legislation
In a move that's being lauded by mobile health innovators, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released dozens of mHealth medical devices from the requirements of added regulation. More
Eric Wicklund | August 4, 2014 | 10:39 AM
Despite the bad press the Department of Veterans Affairs has received recently, 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 money. More
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