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September 26, 2013
A new report from UK-based Juniper Research predicts the next five years will see a major advance in smartphone-based mHealth, where hardware attachments link to a companion app on a smartphone.
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August 21, 2013
The hype over mobile health is deafening on most days and downright annoying on some. So it is with some reluctance that I admit that mobile has the potential to be a game-changer in health.
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July 17, 2013
Last week I had the opportunity to test Google Glass. Of course, there have been parodies of the user experience but I believe that clinicians can successfully use Google Glass to improve quality, safety, and efficiency.
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June 18, 2013
Nontraditional care delivery models such as accountable care organizations and patient centered medical homes have been gaining traction in the healthcare arena, with more than half of physicians and other industry professionals now participating in these programs, according to new survey findings released Monday.
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June 18, 2013
ONC has a real understanding of the importance of consumer engagement, the head of the ONC's Office of Consumer eHealth, says. When ONC was originally created and even when HITECH passed, there was a lot of emphasis on providers and hospitals. But it's only in more recent years that it's become more generally understood that patients and consumers play a critical role, too.
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June 13, 2013
Most physicians feel that tablet computers such as the iPad are better suited for care delivery than smartphones, according to a new survey of nearly 1,400 doctors. That said, app usage found most favor on smartphones -- and docs feel there's much room for improvement in clinical apps generally.
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June 12, 2013
The National Science Foundation on June 11 showcased a potentially game-changing smartphone app that allows 911 operators critical insights into what's going on at the scene of an emergency call.
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June 05, 2013
Miami Children's Hospital (MCH) is the first hospital in the country to launch a smartphone app for Apple iOS devices that uses Wi-Fi triangulation technology to offer patients the convenience of an on-campus indoor GPS-like way-finding system, along with other service enhancements.
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June 03, 2013
It's probably the most anticipated and potentially transformative new gadget since the smartphone. But unlike the iPhone, Google Glass has also been heralded with a healthy dose of controversy.
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May 20, 2013
It's probably the most anticipated and potentially transformative new gadget since the smartphone. But unlike the iPhone, Google Glass has also been heralded with a healthy dose of controversy.
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May 13, 2013
Nationally Accredited Student Health Center Will Utilize Comprehensive EHR and Patient Engagement Tools to Enhance Healthcare for More Than 34,000 Students
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May 10, 2013
American Telemedicine Association President-Elect Ed Brown, MD is the founder and CEO of Ontario Telemedicine Network in Canada. Healthcare IT News caught up with him at the recent ATA conference in Austin, Texas, to talk with him about the state of telemedicine and what he envisions it will be in the coming years.
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April 28, 2013
The mobile health application market is headed for a serious growth spurt, according to a new report by Research and Markets projecting the industry will swell 61 percent by 2017, reaching heights of $26 billion. 
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April 19, 2013
Scottish healthcare professionals will be able to update patient information at the point of care with the launch of TotalMobile Ltd's workflow solution, TotalMobile App Platform.
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March 28, 2013
The mobile health application market is headed for explosive growth, according to a new report by Research and Markets, which has projected the market will swell 61 percent by 2017, reaching $26 billion.
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March 22, 2013
One of the biggest trends for 2013 is wearable technology. Although the idea of wearing a device might make the average person feel like a cyborg, we are used to seeing doctors wearing devices.
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March 08, 2013
EasyMed Services Inc. has launched a new Android application for its International Medical Passport. The International Medical Passport makes medical records accessible for global travellers via smartphone.
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March 05, 2013
The man once hailed by GQ Magazine as one of the 12 "rock stars of science" doesn't predict a rosy future for hospitals or medical clinics. But he does expect the individual consumer to be much more aware and proactive about healthcare.
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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.
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February 25, 2013
From SoloHealth's stations, slated to be in 2,500 Walmarts and Sam's Clubs next month, to video consultations with doctors, to smartphone apps that track blood pressure and heart rate, consumer health technology is attracting big-name backers.
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