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February 05, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission wants to foster the use of wireless devices and applications in healthcare as part of a national broadband plan the agency expects to release next month, according to a senior FCC official.
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September 27, 2013
Children's National Health System and Cerner have teamed up to create The Bear Institute, a joint effort the two entities say will be the first exclusively pediatric health informatics institute in the nation.
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September 16, 2013
The global wireless health market has hit growth mode, according to new report findings, which project the market will expand more than 20 percent within a five-year period.
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July 23, 2013
Clinical mobility spending in the United States is expected to grow from $2.9 billion in 2011 to $5.4 billion in 2016, a compound annual growth rate of 12.7 percent, according to a new IDC Health Insights report.
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July 18, 2013
The Department of Veterans Affairs is making strides with testing the viability and potential of mobile health technologies after launching several pilot projects. The agency's newest pilots include one for mobile scheduling and another distributing 1,000 loaner iPads to caregivers of post-9/11 veterans.
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June 21, 2013
Marking a new advance for real-time remote patient monitoring, Boston's Partners HealthCare has connected patient data gathered from mobile devices -- including blood pressure, weight and glucose levels -- to its electronic medical record platform.
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June 19, 2013
More and more Americans are keen on the idea of using mobile devices to better monitor their health, according to new survey findings released Tuesday.
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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
There's an app for the Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle that lets users order a custom burrito and prepay for it, so it's ready when they arrive to pick it up. At one Houston-area hospital Harry Greenspun visited recently, patients can use that Chipotle app, he said, they just can't access their healthcare information. That got Greenspun talking about transformation.
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May 31, 2013
The Verizon Foundation, Swinfen Charitable Trust and the University of Virginia Health System announced Thursday the expansion of an innovative telemedicine program into rural communities in India and the Philippines.
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May 23, 2013
The Amari Medical Clinic and Integrated Health Centre in Surrey, B.C. has tapped Cloud Practice Inc., to make test results, appointments and healthcare states available to patients.
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May 20, 2013
Nearly half a billion dollars were raised in venture capital funding for health information technology in the first three months of 2013, according to Mercom Capital Group, which touted it as "record quarter."
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May 08, 2013
Health information technology leaders generally cite similar infrastructure priorities and challenges faced within the industry, but they disagree on approaches to addressing network scalability, executive support and cloud computing security, according to a new HIMSS study released Monday.
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April 28, 2013
At the 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans this past March, one attendee tweeted something to the effect of: "Attending a session on mobile healthcare – or, as we call it: healthcare."
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April 28, 2013
Is telemedicine the cure for what ails healthcare? Maybe not singlehandedly, but few can deny that it is an increasingly potent part of the treatment protocol. For the last two decades, telemedicine initiatives have grown in scope and popularity because they consistently deliver results as healthcare providers face growing costs, declining reimbursement, an aging population, and demand is quickly outpacing clinician capacity.
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April 23, 2013
A new deal forged from the fallout of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster in 2010 will bring mHealth tools to community health professionals along the Louisiana coast.
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April 16, 2013
Healthcare organizations should not assume that compliance with regulations, like HIPAA, automatically makes their organization secure, says Larry Hurtado, CEO of Digital Defense, a risk assessment firm in San Antonio, Texas.
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April 15, 2013
Cloud-based computing is gaining more influence in healthcare as a growing number of organizations seek new solutions that dovetail with the growth of mobile technology being used by individuals, a new report has found.
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April 08, 2013
As mobile health gains ground as a way to improve population health and curb healthcare costs, models for making mHealth financially sustainable are topmost in the minds of stakeholders in the U.S. and across the globe.
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March 20, 2013
Xerox has long been involved in the mobile device healthcare market, but recently it has launched a new cloud-based solution to help healthcare organizations keep track of mobile devices.
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