Connected Health

HIMSS, PCHAlliance urge FCC to move quickly on widespread broadband
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am June 14, 2017
Organizations say broader access will support remote-based monitoring and home-based primary care for those with chronic conditions.
By Gus Venditto 07:23 am June 14, 2017
Memories of the May WannaCry attacks have started to fade but the threat to healthcare systems is not going away. In fact, while the risk has been seen mostly in IT administrative systems and EHRs, many believe that the threat to medical devices is even greater.
digital health

Blending innovation, business cases and risk means that hospitals have to experiment because sometimes apps will surprise like Pokemon Go, which is considered the biggest fitness app right now.

By Tom Sullivan 11:06 am June 12, 2017
Mount Sinai has a “little big data group,” LifeBridge and Thomas Jefferson also foster clinical innovation teams, and they all say experimentation, evidence, rigor and risk are needed to succeed.
ONC Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge winner

A screen snap of Jason Cronk and Professor Daniel J. Solove’s generator; it won first place.

By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm June 09, 2017
Innovative notices help technology developers clearly communicate their policies to consumers.
Mary Meeker healthcare innovation
By Bill Siwicki 11:20 am June 05, 2017
Healthcare is on the cusp of faster innovation cycles that will improve care delivery.
net neutrality mean for healthcare

Ajit Pai serves as the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission. Photo via Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:53 pm June 01, 2017
Not only telehealth, but cloud-based EHRs and remote monitoring connectivity could all be affected by regulation rollbacks, Health Affairs says.
By Jessica Davis 08:42 am May 30, 2017
Bootstrapped firms and those companies directly connected to the insurance market are facing the greatest challenges, as funding for these types of startups has fallen the lowest since 2011.

Northwell CEO Michael Dowling

By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm May 24, 2017
Partnership with Peerbridge Health will enable remote monitoring for cardiac patients.
Mayo Clinic improve medical device security
By Tom Sullivan 02:37 pm May 18, 2017
But there is no killer app to solve the whole problem of unsecured legacy devices.
Conversa patient-provider communication
By Bernie Monegain 09:49 am May 18, 2017
Northwell Health, which led the funding round, says technology can greatly improve care coordination.

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