Connected Health

Lynda Chin, MD, executive director for real-world education detection and intervention at The University of Texas System

By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm October 15, 2018
The idea is to create a connected ecosystem of care, given that "no single device, app, or piece of data in isolation that will deliver benefits to patients."
merck drone flying in the air
By Healthcare IT News Australia 12:54 pm September 07, 2018
Collaboration between AT&T, Merck and others combines IoT monitoring, temperature-controlled packaging and the drone to get meds to remote villages.
Best Buy acquires GreatCall for $800 million
By Jonah Comstock 10:53 am August 16, 2018
Retail giant says that buying the aging in place vendor is part of its strategy to offer seniors a wider range of technologies.
Seema Verma.
By Susan Morse 04:59 pm August 06, 2018
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

Scott Kirsner and Carla Kriwet speaking at the Connected Health Conference last year.

By Jonah Comstock 04:15 pm July 27, 2018
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
By Bernie Monegain 04:04 pm July 24, 2018
The center will focus on developing predictive apps from data in EHRs, wearables and other digital health tools.
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.
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.
Justin Barnes, Director, Justin Barnes Advisors, along with Leigh Williams, Administrator, Business Systems, Health Information & Technology, University of Virginia Health System, speak at the third gathering of the Health Innovation Think Tank during HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
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By Lenovo Health 08:04 am April 02, 2018
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.
Clinical collaboration cancer center

Centra Regional Cancer Center in Lynchburg, Virginia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:06 pm March 27, 2018
The tool has led to a complete restructuring of Centra Health's entire patient navigation process, says one clinician.

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