Connected Health

Amazon Alexa seek pharmacy partner
By Bernie Monegain 01:32 pm August 14, 2017
The retailer could build its own online pharmacy, move its Echo/Alexa into the clinical realm and build or buy telemedicine and remote patient monitoring technology, analysts suggest. 
IoT security legislation
By Bernie Monegain 04:46 pm August 01, 2017
Sector is expected to include more than 20 billion devices by 2020, and officials want to make sure they are secure.
FDA digital health pre-certification program
By Jonah Comstock 12:22 pm July 28, 2017
The agency has started the application process in hopes of finding nine companies for its pilot program.
Amazon getting into healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:38 pm July 27, 2017
Amazon appears to have launched an investigation into building EHR software.
Apple and IBM MobileFirst
By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am July 10, 2017
The companies have created six health apps to date, and the unique partnership has more planned for the future.
opioid treatment grant
By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm June 27, 2017
New grants aim to help community health centers fund new employees, technology investments to integrate care for substance abuse, mental health.mike
IoT device security
By Bill Siwicki 10:34 am June 26, 2017
While it may seem like a no-brainer to update device firmware, cybersecurity experts say cybercriminals are exploiting these lapses in upkeep.
apple healthcare plan
By Bill Siwicki 11:16 am June 23, 2017
From the launch of its HealthKit API in September 2014 to revelations this month of EHR-like work with a tiny startup, it’s clear that healthcare is in Apple’s eye.
Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM chiefs head to White House for tech meeting

Apple CEO Tim Cook.

By Bernie Monegain 11:37 am June 19, 2017
Healthcare is likely to receive plenty of attention, especially following reports last week that Apple is working on technology that would gather personal health records on the iPhone.
Boston Children’s, Duke create new Apple CareKit app
By Bernie Monegain 02:33 pm June 14, 2017
The software enables doctors and family members to track and share data about pediatric patients to inform care decisions.

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