Mobile

Healthcare mobile apps use rises
By Jonah Comstock 01:13 pm March 09, 2018
Use of telemedicine has gone up as well, but not as dramatically, respondents say.

PerSoN Clinic includes real-time condition tracking, an online community, a private support group, an online library and a daily journal publication. (Photo via iOS store)

By Bill Siwicki 02:15 am March 09, 2018
PerSoN Clinic unwraps an engagement platform; Payfone and higi partner around kiosks; and Acxiom debuts its Patients Insights Package.
personalized healthcare mobile apps in Canada
By Dave Muoio 01:07 pm March 08, 2018
Home care, medication adherence, specialist coordination and overall personalized care is the focus from these startups.
VR for healthcare
By Dave Muoio 02:30 pm March 07, 2018
As developers work to overcome implementation roadblocks, others eye new ideas and implementations.
workplace wellness

On Monday, a panel at the Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Innovation Leaders Summit at HIMSS18 shared their ideas about how wearable technology is leading to record engagement and motivation for employee populations.

By Jonah Comstock 01:40 pm March 07, 2018
Leaders from UnitedHealthcare, Fitbit and Castlight agree that wearable technology is having a dramatic effect on employee motivation.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 07, 2018
The National Coordinator explains how ONC is approaching 21st Century Cures, TEFCA, info blocking, EHR usability, the power of smartphones to drive interoperability and more.
Workflow, communications companies unveil new tech at HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm March 06, 2018
Healthix and InterSystems push clinical alerts, Versus finds a real-time locating system badge, and Vaporstream debuts automated workflows within its clinical communications system.
patient engagement technology

A panel of experts at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 11:19 am March 06, 2018
There's no shortage of patient portals, mobile apps and chatbots out there, but too often, health systems haven't deployed them in any meaningful way, expert says.
aneesh chopra

Aneesh Chopra, president of NavHealth, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Laura Lovett 03:44 pm March 05, 2018
America’s former CTO says healthcare can learn from creative approaches in both the public and private sectors.
Uber Health transportation app
By Susan Morse 11:07 am March 02, 2018
Uber ups its competition with Lyft in gaining provider partnerships in the medical transport business.

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