EHRs

By Brian Dolan January 27, 2010
mHealth Alliance award application process draws to a close: The mHealth Alliance announced the last call for its $50,000 prize for revolutionary wireless technology applications for global health. More HealthNewsDigest imagines how the healthcare system will look if much of the technology demonstrated and talked about today becomes implemented: "The technology required to make the benefits in...
By Brian Dolan October 12, 2009
According to a recent report from Pike & Fischer, the market for telemedicine devices and services will climb to $3.6 billion in annual revenue over the next five years largely thanks for a push from wireless technologies, data compression and smartphones. Telemedicine will be dominated by wireless technologies during that time period: More than 70 percent of telemedicine will be wireless...
By Brian Dolan April 7, 2009
  Motorola's principal for Global Healthcare Solutions, Vivian Funkhouser presented at the Mobility & Wireless pavillion at HIMSS this week. Her presentation was called: Mobility ROI: How it can help your hospital navigate challenging economic times. Funkhouser began her talk by noting that research analyst firm Gartner estimates that by next year, half of all enterprises will have migrated...
By Brian Dolan April 1, 2009
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sponsored a meeting in San Diego yesterday that aimed to map future funding and research opportunities for personalized health, including preventive, genomic-research based medicine and wireless monitoring applications and services. The session included representatives from Intel, Google, Qualcomm and Cisco Systems. Stanford professor of...
By Brian Dolan March 3, 2009
Mobile Marketing Blog re-printed highlights from U.N-Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership's head Claire Thwaites' recent column in Mobile Word Focus Magazine. "Mobile technology is becoming the most prevalent means of storing and transmitting data in order to improve the health of millions of people," she wrote. Revisit our interview with Thwaites' here. The New York Times has a great piece...
By Brian Dolan February 27, 2009
According to this Red Herring article, IBM has kicked-off a health IT "gold rush" by announcing four major deals with hospitals it already had prior agreements with. The $19B in the stimulus bill is the obvious cause for this so-called "gold rush" in health IT but read on for more on RH's take on what's next for the "ultra-individualistic and IT tech-resistant health care industry." A recent...
By Brian Dolan February 24, 2009
The stimulus bill has obviously generated a significant amount of buzz in the healthcare industry. No one, however, has asked what the stimulus bill means for mHealth--that is until we asked that very question of analyst John Moore from Chilmark Research. Moore and the rest of the team at Chilmark have been penning reports and consulting companies on EHRs and related health IT technologies for...