September 9, 2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to launch several new mobile apps this fall, according to a report from Federal News Radio.
Many apps that the VA plan to launch were part of the organization's Family Caregiver Pilot, which began in June 2013 and lasted a year. In addition to those apps, the VA has also converted desktop applications from its health portal into mobile apps.
As part of the...
March 14, 2013
Humetrix iBlueButton app won the ONC's Blue Button Mashup Challenge.
Humetrix, the Del Mar, Calif.-based maker of mobile health information exchange app iBlueButton, is demonstrating its technology for the UK's National Health Service (NHS) this week.
Like so many healthcare entities around the world, the NHS has been struggling to make electronic health records available and accessible to...
October 4, 2012
A lot of people out there believe "meaningful use" regulations has stymied innovation in health IT by effectively standardizing functionality in electronic health records. Backers of President Obama might argue the point. In fact, one did this week.
"There has never been a better time to be an innovator in healthcare," former federal CTO Aneesh Chopra, said Wednesday at the 2012 American Health...