Mobile/Wireless

Mobile computing encompasses solutions for mobile devices that allow physicians to manage clinical, financial and administrative information at the point of care. Smartphones, cart computers, iPads and other tablets, ruggedized mobile clinical assistants (MCAs) and laptops are examples of mobile devices commonly used in a clinical setting.

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is launching a pilot that gives patients unprecedented input to their electronic health records.
January 26, 2015
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In a time of "fast innovation and investment" in health technology, an open Internet is essential, argues a group of IT and mHealth advocates who've asked FCC to spurn new limitations on wireless networks.
January 23, 2015
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Even as Mountain View pulls back the reins on consumer-facing development, clinical applications of Google Glass are "full-steam ahead."
January 22, 2015
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Physicians have spoken: Not all mHealth apps are created equal. And in a new survey, docs confirmed this by submitting their recommendations for the top ranking mHealth apps available today.
January 22, 2015
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Venture capital funding in the healthcare IT sector more than doubled in 2014, coming in at $4.7 billion in 670 deals, according to Mercom Capital Group.
January 19, 2015
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Meet the new linguistic mashup: "plecosystem," meaning a technological ecosystem comprising different platforms. More and more platforms are coming from technology leaders such as Apple, IBM, Google and Microsoft -- put them all together and that could mean big things for healthcare innovation.
January 13, 2015
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To all the skeptics who thought Google Glass wouldn't make it in the healthcare world: Think again. Venture capital investors have suggested they believe otherwise, after handing over another $16 million to a San Francisco-based healthcare startup powered by the technology.
January 12, 2015
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For the millions of women trying to conceive at any given time, a new technology that detects fertility levels via a wireless sensor may prove to be a big game changer. Called BLOOM, it's just been named the winner of the mHealth Summit 2014 Venture+ Forum pitch competition.
January 7, 2015
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"We're in for a rocket ride these next 10 years," says Peter Diamandis. With exponentially-evolving technologies set to disrupt medicine in ways we can't even imagine, the innovator and futurist believes "we're heading toward a world of extraordinary healthcare abundance."
January 6, 2015
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The year 2014 goes down in history as a breakout year for digital healthcare, according to a recent report from StartUp Health, whose stated mission is to help 1,000 health startups reimagine and transform healthcare over the next 10 years.
December 31, 2014
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When it comes to healthcare, there are big gaps between how patients look at the future of healthcare and the way providers view it. The conclusions come from the results of a survey published earlier this month by consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and researchers at Ipsos Public Affairs.
December 26, 2014
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Could younger patients be the key to achieving Stage 2 meaningful use patient access requirements? A new report finds strong desire for online medical records among the 18- to 34-year-old generation, with 43 percent of millennials saying they want to access their portals via smartphone.
December 17, 2014
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Information is the foundation on which healthcare will move forward, transitioning from treating illness to managing wellness. With the explosion of patient data, clinicians are becoming dependent on accessing real time IT systems to improve their patient’s lives. Healthcare mobility is based on integrating technology to give medical professionals the information they need, wherever they need it. Read this white paper to learn how hospitals can offer a way to share patient information with ease of use while also maintaining control, leading to the creation of communities of care, and ultimately, innovations in medicine.
October 11, 2013
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Watch this informative video to learn how Palomar Health - the largest health district in the state of California - implemented healthcare alert management software to connect its nurse call system with the existing EHR and phone systems to improve care team communication and patient experiences.
January 2, 2013
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This whitepaper looks at the five ways doctors and their hospitals can benefit from the ability to achieve instant communications routed per physicians’ preferences. With the improved ability for doctors to coordinate care through well-routed communication requests, patient care gets a boost, staff satisfaction goes up, and the healthcare system can achieve overall greater efficiency.
June 1, 2012
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A multitude of health apps competes for consumers' short attention spans and strong desire to get healthy. To draw your audience to your health app, we have gathered experts who will point to key design and research activities that can guide you as you develop a healthy and sustainable app.
January 20, 2015
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http://pages.healthcareitnews.com/How-to-Design-a-Robust-Health-App.html?topic=mobile%26ehr
With the advent of 2014, EHR software is in the spotlight as physicians work toward ONC's Meaningful Use Stage 2 certification. Listen to researchers explain why formative and usability testing are vital to delivering a product that meets the needs of your end users.
January 20, 2015
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http://pages.healthcareitnews.com/Usability-Testing-Achieve-Meaningful-Use-in-Stage-II.html?topic=mobile%26ehr
Learn how organizations are leveraging ZynxCarebook’s mobile care coordination platform to improve communication and collaboration of care teams across the entire continuum. Understand how hospitals, ACOs, and community-based organizations can collectively drive outcomes improvement through real-time, safe, and efficient evidence-based care transitions.
January 13, 2015
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http://www.himssmediawebinars.com/registration/webinar/leveraging-mobile-care-technology-improve-care-coordination?affiliatedata=HITNwebsite
Learn how to successfully integrate a secure texting platform with your company's existing technologies. Watch as the Director of Temple Access Center at Temple Health, Joseph Alfonsi, shares how he integrated secure texting with Amion and Spok, and nearly quadrupled the messages sent within his organization.
January 9, 2015
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http://www.himssmediawebinars.com/registration/webinar/6-tips-integrating-secure-texting-your-existing-systems?affiliatedata=HITNwebsite
On the path toward product development, companies can get waylaid and lose touch with their business objectives. Hit the pause button and clarify your company’s intention and customer value proposition. Following this route will ultimately yield more value than a high-tech tool created in a vacuum.
January 5, 2015
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http://pages.healthcareitnews.com/The-Product-Innovation-Challenge.html
Technology alone can't change human behavior. Yet technology infused with a deep understanding of human behavior goes a long way toward shifting habits. Learn how to win over and engage consumers by devising mobile apps that play to people's motivations, goals and mental models.
January 5, 2015
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http://pages.healthcareitnews.com/The-Patient-Engagement-Dilemma.html
Hop on board the mobile app development bandwagon yet do it with more than the latest technology in your briefcase. Use this whitepaper to guide you toward a well-crafted mobile app that is technologically superior and serves your strategic business goals. You can have both.
January 5, 2015
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http://pages.healthcareitnews.com/Going-Mobile.html
Health professionals have been encouraging these new behaviors, and when the information can be acted on, the changes are positive for both the patient and clinician. But too often, valuable patient-generated data does not reach healthcare providers because disparate systems are not communicating with one another.
January 5, 2015
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http://pages.healthcareitnews.com/Validic-Bridges-the-Mobile-Interoperability-Gap.html?topic=mobile%26hie
We know a few things about Healthcare services worldwide (WW). Experts WW agree healthcare costs for our current systems (different as they may be WW) are too expensive, difficult to access and of variable quality. Most if not all of all of the services are delivered in various face to face encounters between citizen and care giver provider.
December 23, 2014
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Last week, Future Care pointed to a report heralding 2014 as the biggest year on record for digital health investment. But what about the year ahead?
January 16, 2015
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There is no known medical condition that enables an individual to predict the future. While such an ability would be extremely useful for myriad reasons, we have, instead, learned to hone and leverage our analytic skills to deduce what might occur, relying on the data we cull and parse to help forecast the future.
December 31, 2014
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While EHRs have increased clinicians' ability to document and share histories, results, assessments and orders, they underperform when it comes to finding and connecting clinicians with other team members, insights, and coordinating complex care processes, especially when team members cross organizational boundaries.
December 18, 2014
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It will be a while before the dust settles on last week's elections, but it seems safe to say many healthcare stakeholders are a little uneasy, at best.
November 12, 2014
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David Harlow breaks down the highlights of a recent survey regarding wearable fitness trackers and presents further questions about the technology's presence in the healthcare space.
November 11, 2014
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Sensor technology is going through a sort of Moore's law type period, with personal health technologies experiencing exponential improvements.
November 10, 2014
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Have you ever wondered which hospitals were the most social media friendly or how your organization compares with others? Or, have you wanted to benchmark your hospital against peers, but didn't know where to find the data?
November 7, 2014
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Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms and other forms of "virtual visits" or self-care tools) lead to a collective "stumbling over lines" with unfortunate consequences?
October 13, 2014
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It's a debate that's not going away soon: how big a role should the data from a patient's wearable devices play in an actual appointment.
October 9, 2014
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Why is healthcare tech different than finding the MVP in the rapidly-changing, market-responsive world of mobile tech?
October 1, 2014
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John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6.
September 22, 2014
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There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards proactively improving health. But the larger question is: How will this data advance society's broader healthcare goals?
September 17, 2014
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The mHealth Summit, the largest global conference and expo focused on the intersection of mobile/wireless and healthcare delivery, today announced that NantWorks Founder and Chairman, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, will help open the 6th annual Summit with a keynote address on December 8.
September 24, 2014
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General Cable (NYSE: BGC), a global leader in the wire and cable industry, recently launched three new mobile applications to help end users and customers using their smartphones or tablets maximize their productivity, no matter where they are.
May 22, 2014
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Rwandan e-Health Coordinator and India-Based Partnership Earn Top Honors.
December 12, 2013
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Happtique’s robust certification standards for privacy, security, and content used to advance mHealth standards.
December 3, 2013
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Opening Keynote Speaker Jack Young, Director of Qualcomm Life Fund, Sets Stage For Day of Live Presentations of Cutting-Edge Mobile Health and Health IT Innovations.
November 12, 2013
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HIMSS and PharmaVOICE to Convene Pharma Leaders and Others in Mobile Health Ecosystem to Foster Cross-Sector Collaborations Aimed at Improving Patient Outcomes.
November 6, 2013
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Donato Tramuto, the Founder ofHealth eVillages, today announced that the organization has made a grant to the Lwala Community Alliance (LCA) for comprehensive Internet service that will improve connectivity between LCA clinicians in rural Kenya.
October 31, 2013
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Keynote by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus and Other Featured Speakers Will Examine mHealth’s Role in Improving Health Outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
October 30, 2013
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Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc., a physician-centric integrated healthcare delivery company, today announced that Pacifica Hospital of the Valley has signed a hospital ACO participation agreement with ApolloMed ACO.
October 23, 2013
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Keynotes include FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs, Danish Minister of Health Astrid Krag and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus.
October 22, 2013
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MedTech Media, a division of HIMSS Media, announced today the launch of mHealth News, a website serving the information needs of professionals who are advancing healthcare through the use of mobile platforms.
July 9, 2013
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M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding solutions, today announced an expanded relationship with Erlanger Health System to deliver exclusive outsourced transcription and front-end speech recognition technologies. Erlanger has selected M*Modal Fluency Flex to bring greater choice, efficiency and cost savings in creating reports and documenting patient records.
June 26, 2013
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