April 28, 2013
At the 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans this past March, one attendee tweeted something to the effect of: "Attending a session on mobile healthcare – or, as we call it: healthcare."
April 23, 2013
A new deal forged from the fallout of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster in 2010 will bring mHealth tools to community health professionals along the Louisiana coast.
April 12, 2013
AT&T is looking to mine the creative mHealth talents of the autism community through a two-day hackathon, which kicks off April 12 in downtown San Francisco.
April 09, 2013
Officials at Massachusetts General Hospital announced Monday the launch of a new telehealth pilot aimed at bringing healthcare services to psychiatry and neurology patients statewide through real-time video visits.
March 19, 2013
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, will launch a three-day series of hearings today to investigate issues involving mobile health -- particularly how to keep innovation flowing without over-regulating.
March 18, 2013
Several witnesses from the health IT and mobile health industries are set to testify March 19 before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The hearing will focus on medical devices and mobile app markets.
March 14, 2013
San Diego-based Humetrix, developer of the iBlueButton mobile platform, has been invited by the the National Health Service to present a UK version of the technology at the NHS Innovation Expo 2013.
March 05, 2013
Remember the good old days on "ER," "St. Elsewhere" and "Chicago Hope" where doctors and nurses rushed up and down hospital corridors, shouting orders, looking for charts and saving lives in the nick of time? Times have changed.
February 22, 2013
The San Diego-based software company Humetrix has released a cross-platform version of its iBlueButton app that lets patients and physicians exchange medical information at the point of care with iPhones, iPads and Android smartphones.
February 19, 2013
This past January, Forrester Research analyst Mike Gaultieri did some soothsaying. "My prediction: TIME magazine will name big data its 2013 person of the year," he wrote.
February 04, 2013
Smartphones and tablets are here to stay, and few will deny their usefulness in the clinical landscape. But should employers allow employees to bring and use their own devices?
January 30, 2013
Though most agree medical smart phone apps can improve patient care, the adoption of apps for healthcare is still lagging, according to a new report by the Bipartisan Policy Center.
January 30, 2013
Despite the potential of mobile healthcare, experts say they worry about the added risks of security breaches, privacy violations and other concerns that come with the increasing use of mobile technology.
January 30, 2013
The explosion of data in the healthcare industry shows no sign of slowing. There is approximately 500 petabytes of healthcare data in existence today and that number is expected to skyrocket to more than 25,000 petabytes within the next seven years. Anyone who manages data knows that amount of growth presents major challenges.
January 28, 2013
Most physicians view social media in the workplace with about as much enthusiasm as they'd welcome the bubonic plague. But a community health network in central Washington state is hoping a newly established, physician-managed platform will help them reach a population in dire need of their services.
January 11, 2013
The global mHealth market will grow at a compound annual rate of 41.5 percent in the next five years to reach $10.2 billion by 2018, up from $1.3 billion in 2012, said a recent report from market research firm Transparency Market Research.
January 09, 2013
Despite the amazing potential of mobile healthcare, many concerns still remain over the issues of privacy and security.
January 07, 2013
The President of Cytta Corp. (OTCBB: CYCA) (OTCQB: CYCA), manufacturer of the CyttaConnect Open Source mobile monitoring technology, has issued the following update outlining the Company's future plans in anticipation of their upcoming licensing meetings at CES this week.
January 01, 2013
Electronic tools, including smartphones, can help patients, but the adoption of apps for smartphones and online tools for healthcare are still lagging, according to a new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C.