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Woman on cell phone.
By Susan Morse 12:32 pm November 20, 2019
The web and mobile delivery technology provides self-directed information to help individuals with stress, depression, social anxiety, and insomnia.
By HIMSS TV 05:26 pm January 18, 2019
Hazel Jones, NHS Digital's Apps & Wearables program director
By HIMSS TV 05:42 pm November 20, 2018
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By Lilly 09:42 am October 30, 2018
Technology is advancing faster than ever before and affecting every part of our lives. Importantly, it’s revolutionizing the way we manage chronic conditions, like diabetes, which affects more than 29 million people in the U.S. alone. By seamlessly connecting patients, healthcare providers and care teams, technology has the potential to improve access to medical records, update caregivers on how...
FitApp Display

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By Jeff Lagasse 10:13 am September 19, 2018
Fitbit on Wednesday announced Fitbit Care. Born directly from its acquisition of Twine Health earlier this year, Fitbit Care is a connected health platform for health plans, employers, and health systems. Utilizing Fitbit’s wearable devices, Fitbit Care combined health coaching and virtual care to help improve disease management and prevention by leveraging Twine’s health coaching services. “We’...
epic, cerner, allscripts signs from HIMSS18 convention booths
By Bill Siwicki 04:35 pm September 10, 2018
Major electronic health record systems vendors are pretty innovative companies when it comes to keeping their products up to date with the changing requirements of delivering healthcare at health systems, hospitals and group practices. But there is only so much big companies can do, and further, sometimes the perspective from an innovative upstart developer can shed light on new features and...
South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, is part of the South Shore Health System. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm September 7, 2018
Boston's South Shore Health System was facing some challenges with five affiliated OB/GYN physician groups across 40 referring physicians: patient confusion, missed revenue, and negatively impacted Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems scores. To overcome these challenges, South Shore built a smartphone app. Using "app-as-a-service" technology and specialized blueprints...
Screensnaps of Whats App, iMessage and Facebook Messenger.

Screensnaps of Whats App, iMessage and Facebook Messenger.

By Mike Miliard 05:11 pm August 30, 2018
A majority of  UK National Health Service trusts have no official policies to discourage the use of consumer messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger among clinicians and staff, according to a new CommonTime report. The study found that despite the clear privacy risks posed by those apps, many trusts also don't provide other more secure alternatives for staff to use. This is just...