February 21, 2012
HIMSS CEO H. Steve Lieber
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is wholeheartedly embracing mobile. Last week, HIMSS announced that it has taken over the annual mHealth Summit from the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. At the 2011 mHealth Summit just two months ago, the health IT advocacy group officially launched mHIMSS, a subgroup first reported by...
February 21, 2011
Health IT is very much in a transition phase right now. The “meaningful use” incentive program for electronic health records is underway, though in its early phases. National health IT coordinator Dr. David Blumenthal is departing government service in April, even as federal officials work to develop regulations for Stage 2 and Stage 3 of meaningful use.
And right at the nexus of all the change...
February 10, 2011
Later today MobiHealthNews will host its very first webinar: mHealth Trends 2011 (HIMSS11 Preview), which takes place at 2PM EST/ 11AM PST. If you are not already one of the 850 people who have signed up, please do -- it's complimentary but you need to register to attend. Many thanks to Diversinet for sponsoring our first foray into live online events. The discussion will focus on mobile health...
January 13, 2011
Next month will mark another milestone for MobiHealthNews -- our very first online event. MobiHealthNews is excited to join analyst firm Chilmark Research and mobile health pioneer Diversinet to discuss mHealth trends set to develop over the coming year. We'll also discuss potential mobile health news and trends likely to emerge at the upcoming HIMSS* event in Orlando next month. (Sign up today...
August 11, 2010
Last year was a big one for mobile health. By mid-year especially spirits were high and many companies made mobile health related announcements, deals, launches and the like. Here's a run-down of three big stories (about Verizon, Google, Vitality) that took place one year ago this week in a new MobiHealthNews segment we call Mobile Health 20/20.
Verizon Wireless helps subscribers get in shape...