Patient Access relates to Telehealth

Healthcare app economy is coming: Get ready for the dataquake

Cloud giants are poised to reshape the industry with FHIR and open APIs to unleash the power of consumerism.

Hacking humans: Jane Metcalfe talks neobiology, consumers' role in health data

Metcalfe will keynote the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference in September, where she will be talking about ways technology and biology could alter the human race.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls on payers to release claims data in API format

Speaking at the White House, she said the potential of what unleashed health data could do for the country is "really unimaginable."

Apple health exec says hospitals are at a convergence point

Tech, policy and an ecosystem of smartphone platforms are all cause to be very optimistic, says Ricky Bloomfield, MD.

Telemedicine vendor breaches the data of 2.4 million patients in Mexico

A configuration error left a database filled with healthcare data exposed on the internet, and the data could be accessed and changed by anyone without a password.

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.

What hospitals need for successful AI: a digital base

Artificial intelligence depends on several different fundamental technologies, and a robust and modernized infrastructure – cloud, mobile and web – to build upon is a must-have first step.

Case Western Reserve develops app and sensors to help smokers quit

Technologies track arm and body motion to detect when to deliver video reminders about the benefits of quitting tobacco.

Senators to GAO: Time to investigate facial recognition technology

Lawmakers take issue with the tech's potential impact on surveillance, privacy and civil liberties.

NextFlex invests $12 million into health monitoring systems, other innovations

Skin-like health monitoring systems, epidermal sensors for robotic knees, and more are in development, according to the flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing organization.