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A panel discussion during the American Telemedicine Association Conference in Chicago on April 30. Credit: Twitter

By Laura Lovett 03:27 pm May 03, 2018
While reimbursement is largely seen as a roadblock, a number of bold companies are forging ahead now rather than waiting for payment issues to be settled.
Dev4Health speakers share strategic formulas for tech transformation

Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. Credit: Google Maps

By John Sharp 04:50 pm May 02, 2018
APIs are one part of a puzzle that also includes artificial intelligence, care redesign, integration and security to build FHIR-based apps that simplify tasks for patients and clinicians.
Amazon Apple healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:10 pm May 01, 2018
More than 80 percent of the Fortune 50 already have a presence in the market, so here’s what hospital IT shops should be thinking about as they digest that reality.
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By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm April 27, 2018
Health IT professionals offer their opinions about what the project might be able to accomplish for patient engagement and consumer-mediated exchange – and how ready smaller providers might be to someday try it themselves.
Comcast healthcare
By Jessica Davis 11:22 am April 20, 2018
Companies say the cross-sector partnership will create open source platform that it hopes other tech companies will use to innovate.
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By 01:06 pm April 18, 2018
There are a lot of organizations betting on Apple's plan – now it's time for you to weigh in on the idea.
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A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Mike Miliard 09:46 am April 18, 2018
Dignity Health's chief digital officer explains why he thinks Apple can succeed for population health and precision medicine efforts where other PHR launches have not.
DARPA Kryptowire smartphone-based health tracking
By Mike Miliard 03:58 pm April 17, 2018
The defense agency wants to assess service members' health using mobile device sensors for its Warfighter Analytics using Smartphones for Health program, but some privacy advocates are concerned.

A user points the phone at the ground and the app can cast the image of a block or circle where the person's foot should land in order to keep walking. Credit: YouTube

By Mike Miliard 09:49 am April 11, 2018
Rice University student developers have designed the application, which could help with some of the gait problems that can affect people with Parkinson's.
AMA and Google interoperability contest
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm April 09, 2018
Specifically, the challenge is looking for new ways data from wearables can be exchanged between patients and physicians to help manage chronic conditions.

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