Mobile

Centegra takes HIPAA-compliant Facebook approach to put caregivers on same page
By Bill Siwicki 04:30 pm July 18, 2018
Health system uses communications platform to go from a 65 percent patients seen rate for case managers to 91 percent – with a reduced number of FTEs, official says.
Mobile app uses blockchain and FHIR to help patients manage their health data
By Bill Siwicki 09:48 am July 18, 2018
The startup is working in conjunction with Cape Fear Valley Health pilot test to add social features for Medicare beneficiaries with congestive heart failure.
Patient using a health app.
By Tonya Stewart 12:29 pm July 04, 2018
UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a new NHS app that will put patients in control of their healthcare and will be available to everyone in England in December 2018.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma presses for remote monitoring of patients
By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm July 03, 2018
She says redesign of the home health payment system would encourage value over volume.
Epic EHR and Apple Health Records API
By Mike Miliard 10:00 am July 03, 2018
In combination with the Epic MyChart app, patients can now access lab results, meds, vitals and more.
next generation of clinical communication is real-time location and mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:35 am June 26, 2018
Here are the features and functionality clinical communication tool vendors think will emerge next.
Walmart filed a patent for blockchain, wearables and EHR data
By Dave Muoio 10:11 am June 21, 2018
The retail giant is looking to protect a method for obtaining EHR data via the distributed ledger technology.
Adrienne Boissy, MD, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer speaking at HIMSS Patient Experience Summit
By John Sharp 09:17 am June 21, 2018
Boston University researchers also demonstrated an avatar-based coaching app at the Patient Experience Summit.
CMS to host Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference this summer
By Mike Miliard 08:54 am June 21, 2018
The event, on Aug. 13, will host app developers to build and innovate software that can help patients access and understand their health data, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said.
VA open FHIR API project discussion at HL7 event
By Jessica Davis 04:15 pm June 19, 2018
Veterans Health Affairs’ director of standards and interoperability warns that FHIR is not a cure all, just one valuable asset in a tech toolbox.

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