Earlier this year at the HIMSS event, Epocrates announced its plans to offer an affordable, easy to implement electronic health record specifically for the solo practitioner or small physician group. At the time it was a bit of an open secret that Epocrates had acquired some of Caretools' iChart assets since Epocrates named Dr.
Epocrates, a popular provider of mobile drug reference tools, has re-filed for an estimated $75 million initial public offering, that will see its shares traded on NASDAQ under the symbol EPOC.
Employers must promote consumer health: The head of PHR platform provider Dossia, Colin Evans, has a worthwhile column on the employers' role in mobile and consumer health: "Informing and empowering employees is central to employers’ broader efforts to more proactively promote health care consumerism, shift toward high value health plans, and intervene directly
Does Skype have an interest in mobile health? Yes -- well -- sort of. The voice and video chat company recently announced that it had joined Verizon as a sponsor of the upcoming FNIH mHealth Summit in Washington DC this November. Skype's sponsorship raised eyebrows because the company has not previously stated a specific interest in mobile health.
This week MobiHealthNews put together its first radio segment for ReachMD XM satellite radio. I'm co-hosting a series called the "Mobile Medical Minute" -- a two-minute update on mobile health news and trends for ReachMD's 300,000 listeners. Every other week Dr.
If you have been following MobiHealthNews’ series of contributed articles penned by Bradley Merrill Thompson, a strategic counsel at EBG Advisors, you know that the regulatory environment facing the mobile health industry is one of the sector's biggest barriers.
First Lady Michelle Obama's Apps for Healthy Kids competition website just posted 95 apps that aim to encourage kids (or encourage their parents) to make healthier decisions and help curb childhood obesity.
During the past week we noticed a number of new mobile health related videos posted to YouTube. Here's a quick round-up of seven videos we found interesting and relevant to the mobile health industry. They range from quick clips from national television to interviews conducted on-site at various industry events.
A Fox affiliate recently put together a quick segment on fitness applications for smartphones. Two apps were featured: