Eric Wicklund is the Editor of mHealthNews. He covers all clinical and nonclinical mobile healthcare news.
By Eric Wicklund 02:45 am November 02, 2015
At the United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls, Texas, IT is too big for just one department.
By Eric Wicklund 11:03 pm November 01, 2015
At Fauquier Health, IT personnel are hired based on their "attitude and aptitude," says Chief Information Officer Donna Staton. In other words, simply being a tech geek doesn't cut it.
By Eric Wicklund 08:01 am October 26, 2015
Picture this: Every member of a patient's care collective -- family, friends, home health providers, specialists, therapists, even pharmacists -- can see what's happening when appropriate and receive alerts about that patient when necessary.
By Eric Wicklund 10:14 am October 22, 2015
In a new partnership, Big Blue is looking to align Watson's language service to work with a smart impact sensor for identifying head injuries.
By Eric Wicklund 09:52 am October 21, 2015
Care coordination specialist builds out its toolbox by purchasing a platform that makes provider data available to caregivers and patients.
By Eric Wicklund 09:06 am October 15, 2015
Despite all the shiny new objects and near-ubiquitous buzzwords, patient engagement is not taken on a par with hard clinical data. Yet.
By Eric Wicklund 07:38 am October 14, 2015
Doctors need to listen to what their patients are saying and feeling -- and treat those additions to the electronic health record with the same value as any quality improvement program.
By Eric Wicklund 03:20 pm October 13, 2015
Despite all the buzzwords and shiny new objects, the technologies available are secondary factors when it comes to engaging patients and improving outcomes.
By Eric Wicklund 08:47 am October 13, 2015
Doctors and patients explain how the current practice of asymmetrical and "epistrophic" care can be transformed into a more collaborative relationship by harnessing available technologies.
By Eric Wicklund 10:13 am October 09, 2015
A federal partnership with seven health systems is testing whether a new payment model that supports telemedicine can be used to reduce hospitalizations of long-term residents in nursing homes.