December 16, 2016
This week, the Connected Health Conference in National Harbor, Maryland brought together stakeholders and thought leaders in digital and connected health. MobiHealthNews covered the two-day event this week -- links to our coverage from Monday and Tuesday are at the bottom of this roundup. Read on for other notable events and quotable presentations we picked up along the way.
January 31, 2013
This afternoon at 2PM ET (11AM PT) MobiHealthNews will be hosting its first online event of the year: 2013 Mobile and Digital Health Trends. As always, these are big events, and we currently have well over 1,000 registrants signed up for the session, which will include two presentations focused on trends set to dominate the digital health discussion in the year ahead. More importantly, perhaps,...
December 13, 2012
This afternoon MobiHealthNews is hosting its fifth online event for 2012: Texting in Healthcare. We'll be discussing an all-important topic for healthcare providers: secure messaging, both between providers and between providers and patients. In addition to a question-and-answer period with attendees, the webinar will also include presentations from Brad Brooks, President and Co-Founder,...
November 6, 2012
One of the shifts that occurred in telecommunications once most people began to carry mobile phones was that we no longer only called places, we called people. Location no longer mattered us much, we can now make calls -- for better or worse -- from virtually anywhere.
A popular phrase in healthcare -- "point of care" -- has historically been a phrase that is very much tied to a particular...
March 6, 2012
For the past three years two topics have steadily grown in importance for healthcare providers. The first is meaningful use. The second: mobility. Nearly half of the physicians in the United States use tablets, and more than 80 percent of them have smartphones. Every healthcare facility is working to achieve meaningful use.
While these two discussions have largely inhabited different orbits, that...
November 17, 2011
Two important announcements this morning:
First up, we are busy this morning getting prepped for our webinar later today. We'll be discussing health and medical apps and tracking efforts to determine health apps' effectiveness. My presentation will include some exclusive metrics from our recent apps reports as well as some new data we've been collecting this past week. Kyle Dolbow, EVP,...
November 3, 2011
What makes a health app effective? How should we determine an app's efficacy or effectiveness? While these have long been questions put forth in mobile health discussions, answers have finally become more substantial.
Join MobiHealthNews and two other healthcare industry thought leaders for a complimentary webinar focused on the world of health and medical apps. We will present exclusive findings...
February 16, 2011
So many mobile healthcare events, so little time.
A week ago, I was in Washington, D.C., for the release of a pilot study of a mobile app meant to improve medication compliance among Medicaid patients with hypertension. Not a huge deal, perhaps, but I made the most of my trip.
For one thing, I heard Kerry McDermott, healthcare director in the Federal Communications Commission’s Office of...
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...