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By MHN Staff 03:49 am November 7, 2013
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mobile health apps and devices. Learn more. Mobile health is exciting and holds tremendous promise for improving care and lowering costs. However, with an estimated 40,000 new apps and devices coming to market each year, the pace of innovation represents a major challenge in healthcare IT. Keeping tabs on the...
By MHN Staff 06:47 am November 4, 2013
By Rick Lee, Founder and former CEO, Healthrageous I was so impressed with former CEO Dave Dickinson’s postmortem on Zeo, which MobiHealthNews published in May, that I wanted to offer a similar reflection on Healthrageous. 1) BHAG: Our big, hairy, audacious goal (apologies to Tom Peters) was possibly as ambitious as boiling the ocean. David Kirchoff eloquently delineated the necessary components...
By MHN Staff 05:56 am October 15, 2013
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By MHN Staff 12:51 pm September 30, 2013
by Grant Elliott, Founder & CEO, Ostendio By simply following the media hype around the recent September 23rd implementation deadline, you could be forgiven for thinking that the final omnibus rule is bad news for mobile health application developers. To recap, the final omnibus rule came into effect on March 23, 2013 but "business associates" were given six months from that date to become...
By MHN Staff 10:25 am September 30, 2013
by Bradley Merrill Thompson As just about everyone knows, last week the FDA published its final guidance on mobile medical apps. That guidance explains in plain English the types of mHealth apps the agency regulates. Over the coming weeks, many of us will be dissecting that guidance to assess what it really means and how the guidance affects the numerous apps already released, as well as those on...
By MHN Staff 05:21 am September 26, 2013
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By MHN Staff 04:00 am September 26, 2013
Sponsored Post by MobileSmith When it comes to building a patient-facing mobile app portfolio, whose responsibility is it? While your IT may have the technical expertise to implement mobile solutions for patient engagement, it is the healthcare marketer who truly possesses the most comprehensive knowledge of your hospital's mobile audience. It only makes sense, therefore, that marketers should...
By MHN Staff 04:15 am September 17, 2013
Sponsored Post By AHIP How are mobile technologies enhancing consumer outreach and how can you help health plans integrate them into their larger care management and communications strategy? Can you help health plans modernize legacy technologies they may have for the 21st century?  How can you help plans leverage new technology platforms to meet their evolving business goals? At AHIP’s...
By MHN Staff 05:38 am September 12, 2013
Sponsored post by MobileSmith Growing evidence shows that emotionally connected patients create more valuable customers.  Hospital mobile apps can help improve patient experience and build emotional connections between your patients and your healthcare brand. Faced with stressful health circumstances, patients find themselves in a whirlwind of emotions: fear, confusion, loneliness, isolation,...
By MHN Staff 12:15 pm September 4, 2013
By Bradley Merrill Thompson In response to my prior post on this topic, athenahealth's VP of Government Affairs, Mr. Dan Haley took the time to write some very thoughtful-provoking comments. I appreciate him taking the time to do so. I think it probably helps everyone to have a thorough debate of these issues. So in the spirit of debate, I’d like to offer a few reactions. As I said in my original...