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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.
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.

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