February 14, 2011
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Selenia Dimensions System, the first X-ray mammography device that provides three-dimensional (3-D) images of the breast for cancer screening and diagnosis.
October 29, 2010
Anthem Blue Cross has announced the launch of a new website in California designed to provide reliable, up-to-the-minute information to women about health issues specific to them.
October 22, 2010
Aided by its electronic health record system, Kaiser Permanente of Georgia has the highest breast cancer-screening rate for eligible women ages 42 to 69 among the health plans reporting to the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA).
August 20, 2010
Physicians who use an automated, electronic medical record tracking system to follow up on patients with an abnormal Pap test could increase the number of women who achieve diagnostic resolution and do so in less time than using traditional methods, according to new research.
July 01, 2010
Recent surveys show patients want to be able to e-mail their doctors, but this type of communication is largely "still in the waiting room," even when the technology to make it happen exists.
July 01, 2010
The Certification Commission has selected two new, all-volunteer panels to develop criteria for electronic health records (EHRs) in women's health and in oncology, the latest domains to be added to CCHIT's independently-developed certification programs.

June 18, 2010
The Certification Commission has selected two new, all-volunteer panels to develop criteria for electronic health records in women's health and in oncology, the latest domains to be added to CCHIT's certification programs.
June 04, 2010
How childbearing women are using social media is one of the topics that will be touched on in a breakout session at Health 2.0, which kicks off today in the nation's capital.
February 24, 2010
Several major health insurers are part of a coalition that is promoting texting as a way to keep expectant women, new moms and their babies healthy.
December 23, 2009
Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas has added positron emission mammography (PEM) to its arsenal of imaging available to treat breast cancer.

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Laura Lovett is Managing Editor of MobiHealthNews where she covers the intersection of healthcare and technology. She is also a contributing editor to Women in Healthcare IT at Healthcare IT News. Before coming to MobiHealthNews she worked for Gatehouse Media, where she earned a New England Newspaper Association award. Most recently Lovett won a Umass Medical Media Fellowship.  Lovett was educated at the University of East Anglia, the University of Massachusetts and Oxford University.

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Mallory Hackett is an Associate Editor at MobiHealthNews. She is a graduate of Miami University, where she studied journalism and public health. Before joining the team, she interned at McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living. She also worked for the Oxford Observer, the local newspaper in the town where she went to college, as a health reporter.

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