Telehealth equates to Connected Health

Best Buy acquires aging in place vendor for $800 million

Retail giant says that buying the aging in place vendor is part of its strategy to offer seniors a wider range of technologies.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls for an end to physician fax machines by 2020

CMS is also seeking Blue Button 2.0 app developers, Verma says at second interoperability forum hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in Washington, D.C.

HIMSS Connected Health Conference to focus on the human element of digital tech

The three-day event, during October in Boston, will include cutting-edge technologies such as social robots, voice interfaces and digital therapeutics.

Mount Sinai opens biomedical blockchain research center

The center will focus on developing predictive apps from data in EHRs, wearables and other digital health tools.

Apple faces new lawsuit over tech behind its heart rate monitor

The suit filed by Omni MedSci claims Apple infringed on a patent-pending laser technology that measures physiological parameters including heart rate.

Aneesh Chopra urges innovators to embrace 'Digital Hippocratic Oath'

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.

Health Innovation Think Tank @ HIMSS18: Moving the industry forward

The third gathering of the Health Innovation Think Tank brought together a diverse group of leaders, innovators and policymakers to identify best practices that can move the industry toward key clinical models associated with value-based care, connected health and virtual care.