Mobility

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.
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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. 
By Jessica Davis 02:45 pm November 18, 2016
Calling addiction the biggest U.S. health concern, Vivek Murthy, MD, says it should be seen as a chronic disease and treated as such.
Best Hospital IT 2016: Mission Health System
By Jessica Davis 07:57 am November 01, 2016
A partnership with caregivers helps the North Carolina health system advance strategy.
Best Hospital IT 2016: Hackensack Meridian
By Bill Siwicki 07:09 am November 01, 2016
Innovations created at the New Jersey hospital include a mobile app that allows patients to self-register and even provides driving directions.

Disaster recovery and backup are one of the 'first areas where hospitals dip their toe in cloud computing,' said Kathy Downing of AHIMA.

By Sherree Geyer 12:18 pm October 28, 2016
Big opportunities for efficiencies and cost savings mean cloud should become 'the archetype for small organizations' (and some big ones too).

Mandira Singh leads the More Disruption Please initiative at athenahealth.

By Bernie Monegain 07:32 am October 24, 2016
Describes the cloud-based EHR company’s culture as encouraging experimenting without fear of failing.
By Jessica Davis 12:25 pm September 28, 2016
In response to the Zika outbreak, University of Arizona's College of Public health researchers and the UA Bio Computing Facility have released a crowd-sourcing mobile app to track the disease and help detect outbreaks.
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Peter Lurie, MD, associate commissioner for public health strategy and analysis at FDA

By Mike Miliard 01:39 pm September 19, 2016
With the 2016 Naloxone App Competition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is calling on programmers, public health experts, clinicians and others to develop a mobile app that can connect overdosing users with nearby carriers of the life-saving drug.
By Jessica Davis 11:05 am July 05, 2016
iOS 10 users can sign up as organ donors using the Health app.

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