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apple watch heart rate monitor
By Laura Lovett 03:57 pm April 09, 2018
The suit filed by Omni MedSci claims Apple infringed on a patent-pending laser technology that measures physiological parameters including heart rate.
DrChrono to offer Apple hardware leasing for physician practices

A screensnap of the Drchrono EHR.

By Mike Miliard 01:35 pm April 02, 2018
The first EHR vendor to build a native app for iOS devices now aims to make it easier for small and large practices to customize personal hardware packages for their offices, including MacBooks, Apple TV and more.
Seqster tool for alzheimers

A screenshot of  Seqster's aggregation tool for Alzheimer's care. Credit:  Seqster

By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm April 02, 2018
Seqster's aggregation allows for improved care now, as well as the ability to pass on Alzheimer's care data to future generations of the family, opening up invaluable resources to the research community.
Aneesh Chopra

Aneesh Chopra, president of Care Journey and formerly served as White House CTO under President Barack Obama, will be speaking at the Dev4Health event on April 30.

By Laura Lovett 09:45 am April 02, 2018
The former U.S. CTO and speaker at the upcoming HIMSS Dev4Health event explains why innovators should include the perspectives of patients, clinicians and patients when building apps.
Phoenix Children's Hospital patient safety Allscripts

Phoenix Children's Hospital. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 09:59 am March 27, 2018
Phoenix Children’s CIO David Higginson and Allscripts CEO Paul Black discuss why patient safety innovation demands attention to human factors.
telehealth e-consults
By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm March 26, 2018
Primary care physicians initiate completely digital consults with specialists, from within the health system's electronic health record.
HIMSS and Health 2.0 Dev4Health

Aneesh Chopra will be the Dev4Health event's opening keynote in Cleveland on April 30. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:22 am March 23, 2018
Innovation conference to include breakouts focused on open APIs and the interface revolution, FHIR and the SMART toolbox, and developing technologies with the healthcare end user in mind.
How Canopy Health reduced mobile app development costs by 70%

Highland Hospital in Oakland, California, is among the Canopy Health providers. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:35 am March 22, 2018
After switching to a cloud-based Mobile Backend-as-a-Service platform and agile development tactics, the ACN can now launch an app for $148,800 – compared to $496,000 using the Waterfall methodology.
IoT security in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am March 15, 2018
Experts are anticipating the wrath of cybercriminals targeting the hundreds of thousands of IoT devices already deployed in 2018 and beyond.
VA study of wearables, AI shows promise for heart failure patients
By Bill Siwicki 02:43 pm March 12, 2018
The research evaluated how AI-based personalized physiology analytics could be applied to wearable biosensor data to predict when a patient might be at risk of hospitalization.

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