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By  Brian Dolan 05:11 pm June 22, 2009
You know those "Your Speed Limit Is..." signs on the side of the road? Turns out they are very effective. Michael Barrett, managing partner at Critical Mass Consulting, wondered whether the healthcare industry could learn a thing or two from those simple, roadside sentinels. Barrett made the case this morning during a presentation at the Healthcare Unbound conference here in Seattle, Washington.
By  Brian Dolan 12:05 pm June 19, 2009
Shortly after BlackBerry's App World launched we noted that it had 34 applications in its Health & Fitness category.
By  Brian Dolan 11:15 am June 19, 2009
President Obama often touts Cleveland Clinic as a model for the rest of the healthcare system, according to an article from CNN, which notes that one reason for the praise is that "Cleveland Clinic is among the trailblazers in electronic record keeping and interaction with patients." CNN's wording: "electronic record keeping" is a troubling riff on the traditionally used electronic health record...
By  Brian Dolan 08:16 am June 19, 2009
Will smartphones make us healthier?
By  Brian Dolan 07:40 am June 19, 2009
David Harlow over at the Health Blawg caught up with Microsoft SVP Peter Neupert event to discuss future plans for the company's PHR platform HealthVault.
By  Brian Dolan 09:55 am June 18, 2009
Thanks to a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, University of Southern California researchers have developed a wireless body area network (BAN) that they plan to leverage to help overweight and obese teenagers adhere to their daily fitness regimens. 
By  MHN Staff 02:17 pm June 17, 2009
New Capability Responds to Growing Demand by Physicians Who Rely Heavily on Their Mobile Devices
By  Brian Dolan 11:41 am June 17, 2009
"If we do not fix our healthcare system, America may go the way of GM; paying more, getting less, and going broke," President Obama declared earlier this week. "Make no mistake: the cost of our healthcare is a threat to our economy," he said. "It is a ticking time bomb for the federal budget.
By  Brian Dolan 11:31 am June 17, 2009
CTIA-The Wireless Association® Hosts a Technology and Policy Forum on mHealth Solutions for America’s Chronic Care Crisis Medical and Policy Experts to discuss mobile wireless solutions for reducing the cost of treating chronic disease in America
By  Brian Dolan 05:03 am June 17, 2009
iMedicor inked a deal with myLeaderboard to take its HIPAA-compliant medical information transfer platform mobile in an effort to respond "to the growing demand by physicians who rely heavily on their handheld devices to deliver a higher quality of care to their patients," the company said in a statement.