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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.
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.

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