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By Brian Dolan 03:50 pm November 23, 2010
What is mobile health? It's been a topic of much discussion.
By Brian Dolan 02:59 pm November 23, 2010
MobiHealthNews recently interviewed Dr. Richard Migliori, executive vice president of UnitedHealth Group, about the payor's mobile health strategy, activities, apps and services. Migliori said that mobile health can help improve access to care and help the increasingly overburdened physician base better meet the needs of patients.
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm November 22, 2010
Royal Philips Electronics has announced a new service that provides Web-based remote monitoring follow-up services for patients with pacemakers. The new service, which was made available to cardiology practices in beta in August, is the first large-scale service of its kind in the United States.Pacemakers are a critical part of treatment for patients with a wide range of heart conditions, and...
By Molly Merrill 03:31 pm November 22, 2010
The Rural Nebraska Healthcare Network (RNHN), a consortium of nine rural hospitals and related clinics in western Nebraska, launched construction of an $18M fiber optic medical network that aims at improving care throughout the Nebraska panhandle.The proposed 750-mile fiber network spans 12 counties in western Nebraska, and will connect to national research networks such as National Lambda Rail...
By Brian Dolan 04:12 am November 22, 2010
Chilmark Research: US physician adoption of smartphones and apps
By Brian Dolan 03:48 am November 22, 2010
Report Uncovers Significant Growth Opportunities for mHealth Apps in the Healthcare Enterprise Market
By Molly Merrill 09:50 pm November 18, 2010
Projections for the mobile health industry show that by 2015 there will be 500 million people using mobile health applications on their smartphones, according to a new report by a Berlin-based market research company.
By Brian Dolan 01:31 am November 18, 2010
The mHealth Summit 2010, which took place in Washington DC last week, found coverage in a number of trade and business publications and blogs. Here's a round-up of some of the more interesting commentary to come out of the event where more than 2,400 attendees convened:
By Brian Dolan 01:10 pm November 17, 2010
A proving ground for mHealth reimbursement: No news here really, but it's now official: CMS has launched The New Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. CMMI Website
By Brian Dolan 12:58 pm November 17, 2010
According to enterprise mobility vendor Good Technology, healthcare is among the top three industries adopting Apple's iPad for business use. Good's estimate is based simply on its own user base, which includes some 4,000 enterprise customers. Good's customers have deployed iPads at a varying rate from one iPad to more than 1,000.