mHealth

Achieving Statewide Connectivity and Interoperability Down Under: New South Wales’s Experience So Far

September 20, 2014     Mark Hagland
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New South Wales, the most populous state in Australia, is in the middle of groundbreaking work that is making EHR data and diagnostic images available at an unprecedented level of access and seamlessness, on behalf of that state’s people

Cerner, Athenahealth: Latest Working with Apple

September 19, 2014     Gabriel Perna
news
Two major EHR vendors, the Kansas City-based, Cerner and the Watertown, Mass.-based, Athenahealth are both working with Apple to integrate their software into HealthKit, according to media reports.

Study: Low-Income Patients Prefer Texting With Providers

September 16, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
news
A new pilot study among low-income African-Americans in Detroit suggests that they want healthcare providers to communicate with them by texting.

Report: Stanford and Duke Hospitals Working with Apple for Pilots

September 16, 2014     Gabriel Perna
news
Stanford University and Duke University Hospitals are working with Apple to test out the consumer tech company's HealthKit service for pilot projects, a report from Reuters indicates.

Patient Engagement: Making Progress Abroad and at Home Too

September 11, 2014     Gabriel Perna
blog
Consumerized healthcare is becoming trendier by the day. Despite the cynical eye rolls this will garner from the medical community, there is emerging proof that the overall patient engagement concept is progressing around the globe and at home too.

Collection of Health Data Centerpiece of Apple Watch Launch

September 9, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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On Tuesday Sept. 9, Apple launched its long-awaited Apple Watch device, which will aim to better monitor consumers’ health by collecting data and sharing it with providers.

Health eVillages Raises $50K for Mobile Support in "Healthcare Deserts"

September 9, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Health eVillages, a program of the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights and the Reading, Mass.-based vendor Physicians Interactive, recently raised nearly $50,000 in its growing effort to serve the world's "healthcare...

Q&A: Implementing an Effective BYOD Protocol (Part 2)

August 21, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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In part 2 of a two-part Q&A with healthcare technology lawyer Melissa Markey, the benefits and perils of BYOD are explored at length. She reveals the “who, what, when, why, where, and how” of an effective BYOD protocol.

Of Oceans, Orcas—and HIEs

August 21, 2014     Mark Hagland
blog
A lot of very important developments are taking place in the Pacific Northwest and in Canada, and a number of them were on display Monday and Tuesday of this week during the Health IT Summit in Seattle

Extending the Reach of Care Through Telehealth

August 17, 2014     Cynthia E. Keen
article
Experts from Manitoba and Minnesota share their perspectives on important new trends in telehealth on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border

Q&A: Implementing an Effective BYOD Protocol (Part 1)

August 14, 2014     Gabriel Perna
article
In part 1 of a two-part Q&A with healthcare technology lawyer Melissa Markey, the benefits and perils of BYOD are explored at length. Why do so many CIOs ask Markey how they can get out of BYOD before they even begin?
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