Mobility

American Well telemedicine Samsung Health
By 11:29 am April 26, 2017
The unveiling also includes full integration with Samsung Health as part of the company's plan to expand their footprint, both in regards to consumer accessibility as well as ease of use for providers.
telemedicine for intensive care units
By 11:18 am April 26, 2017
New tools are emerging in specialty medicine to meet patient needs beyond primary care telemedicine technology.
Unisys medical device management

Unisys president of enterprise solutions Eric Hutto said the new Active Insights platform can help hospitals address some of the most common device management challenges. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:01 am March 01, 2017
The security, analytics and cloud infrastructure vendor has launched Active Insights, which aims to provide healthcare organizations with a secure, integrated approach to managing medical devices.

Ram Sahasranam, president and co-founder of Praxify

By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am February 23, 2017
The new company unveiled MIRA, a mobile app designed to improve EHR usability and performance, and SIYA, a care management workflow system for payers, providers and patients.
Mayo Clinic alert fatigue

Vitaly Herasevich, MD, said most alarms in place today are simple but often ineffective. 

By John Andrews 07:28 am February 17, 2017
Vitaly Herasevich, MD, bases the idea on the “failure to rescue,” a concept started in the nursing field and is gaining traction in applied clinical informatics. 
Saint Thomas virtual clinic
By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm December 19, 2016
Nashville, Tennessee-based Saint Thomas Health has opened Saint Thomas Health On Demand, a virtual clinic offering round-the-clock access to healthcare via computer, tablet and smartphone.
Kvedar Connected Health
By Tom Sullivan 11:17 am December 13, 2016
Digital health has been a reality for 20 years. Since its humble beginnings – during the days of the Sony Walkman and Palm Pilot – technology has evolved and the market is set to explode. But much work remains to be done.

IBM and Rice University are developing a robot called IBM MERA to help aging populations. (Photo: Jack Plunkett/Feature Photo Service for IBM)

By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am December 12, 2016
'Aging in place' initiative in Austin, Texas, explores ways to approach eldercare, while in Italy IBM teams up with Sole Cooperative to study how Internet of Things might improve senior housing.
By Jessica Davis 03:35 pm November 30, 2016
The virus first appeared in 2014, but reared its head again in August. It's since created a more sophisticated attack method, which has compromised more than 13,000 devices a day.
patient engagement jan oldenburg

Jan Oldenburg

By Mike Miliard 01:41 pm November 29, 2016
Launching a patient portal is only step one, says HIMSS17 expert Jan Oldenburg. Empowering patients with the skills and technology to become partners in their own health takes much more than that. 

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