Eric Wicklund | November 21, 2014 | 11:11 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Policy and Legislation
The American Telemedicine Association is hoping an unlikely alliance in Congress between a conservative Republican and a liberal Democrat will produce some strong momentum for telemedicine in the coming years. More
Eric Wicklund | November 18, 2014 | 13:00 PM | Mobile/Wireless
Seniors represent one of America's largest and fastest growing populations, and one that will continue to strain the nation's healthcare resources. Consequently, this represents the biggest opportunity for mHealth, which would conceivably connect... More
Eric Wicklund | November 12, 2014 | 13:15 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Policy and Legislation
What the shifting political winds mean for mHealth is still anyone's guess. But rest assured that when the 2014 mHealth Summit convenes next month, we'll be having some very interesting discussions about the intersection of business innovation and... More
Eric Wicklund | November 6, 2014 | 09:59 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
The Nov. 4 midterm elections were a statement, to be sure, with Republicans wresting control of the Senate away from Democrats and expanding their lead in the House of Representatives. But what will this new political landscape mean for mobile and telehealth... More
Eric Wicklund | November 5, 2014 | 12:45 PM | Mobile/Wireless
An enduring fallacy in consumer-centered mHealth is that a device's success in the market comes down to the whims of the wearer. But that's only half the battle. If a wearable device isn't collecting information that a healthcare provider wants... More
Eric Wicklund | October 30, 2014 | 07:05 AM | Mobile/Wireless
Patient engagement is one of the more popular topics in the mHealth landscape these days, and with the mHealth Summit right around the corner (really, December isn't that distant), it's sure to work its way into many a conversation. More
Eric Wicklund | October 20, 2014 | 09:12 AM | Electronic Health Records, ePrescribing, Mobile/Wireless
One of the takeaways of a recent survey conducted by Software Advice indicates that mHealth users are better at using electronic health records -- and getting more out of them -- than doctors who use PCs. More
Eric Wicklund | October 17, 2014 | 10:03 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, is the founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare in Boston, talks with mHealth News Editor Eric Wicklund about the progress made in mobile health technology, and the challenges remaining. More
Eric Wicklund | October 16, 2014 | 09:25 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Integral to effective care coordination with Medicaid beneficiaries involves the ability to communicate with sick and chronically ill patients. But it turns out the majority of Medicaid patients can't even be found by states and health plans. One new... More
Eric Wicklund | October 6, 2014 | 09:18 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Policy and Legislation
A major healthcare investment firm says the insurance industry will have to abandon its 50-year-old business plan and embrace mHealth, among other changes, to survive. More
BOSTON | Eric Wicklund | September 29, 2014 | 13:36 PM
The Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston is using an mHealth platform to help diabetics and their caregivers control a potentially fatal side effect of the disease. More
Eric Wicklund | September 18, 2014 | 09:22 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security
App developers, who say they are being left out of important mHealth privacy and security conversations, are calling on the federal government to give them a little more transparency around the issues. More