mHealth

Informatics Execs Get Funding to Launch Care Coordination Startup

July 28, 2015   |  David Raths
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ACT.md, a Boston-based startup led by several high-profile healthcare informatics executives, has created a team-based care coordination platform for the management of complex patients.

Washington Debrief: Senate Hearing Includes Calls to Delay MU Stage 3 Rulemaking

July 27, 2015   |  Leslie Kriegstein, Interim Vice President of Public Policy, CHIME
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During a Senate hearing last week, Congressional leaders called for a delay of Meaningful Use Stage 3 rulemaking and removal of gag clauses from EHR contracts.

At iHT2-Denver, a Broad Look at an Inflection Point in Telehealth Expansion Nationwide

July 23, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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In a wide-ranging discussion on Wednesday as part of the Health IT Summit in Denver, experts parsed the challenges and opportunities facing telehealth expansion nationwide

Survey: Docs Going Mobile to Access Patient Data

July 23, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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More than half of ambulatory practice physicians currently access patient records and/or reference data from a mobile device, according to a new survey from Black Book Market Research.

athenahealth Launches Free Texting Service

July 21, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Watertown, Mass.-based vendor athenahealth has launched a free text messaging service that is fully integrated with its cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform.

At iHT2-Denver, Discussion of HIE Turns to Cultural and Business Issues

July 21, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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At the Health IT Summit in Denver, discussion of health information exchange inevitably turned to the cultural, strategic, and business issues around data exchange

Report: Global Patient Monitoring Market Valued at $31.4B

July 16, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The global patient monitoring market is currently valued at $31.4 billion, according to a report from Kalorama Information.

Pondering the Genius of CVS’s Two-Part Strategic Healthcare Move

July 16, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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The rebranding of CVS as CVS Health holds many implications for traditional institutional healthcare providers—on many levels

2015 Up-and-Comer: Validic: Pushing the Envelope on Wellness

July 9, 2015   |  David Raths
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To accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list of the largest companies in U.S. health information technology every year, we like to give readers a heads-up on some fast-growing companies that could very well make the HCI 100 in years to come.

2015 Up-and-Comer: Propeller Health: Managing Respiratory Health

July 8, 2015   |  David Raths
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To accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list of the largest companies in U.S. health information technology every year, we like to give readers a heads-up on some fast-growing companies that could very well make the HCI 100 in years to come.

Report: Global mHealth Market Valued at $10.5B in 2014

July 7, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The global mobile health (mHealth) market was valued at $10.5 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.5 percent from 2015-2020, according to a report from Allied Market Research.

Reality Check on Integrating Remote Patient Monitoring Data into Clinical Workflow

July 6, 2015   |  David Raths
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Sometimes the enthusiasm about wearables and home monitoring can get ahead of the current capabilities of the health system. It is worthwhile and even refreshing to hear about the frustrations involved in attempts to set up such systems.
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