Mobile Technology Archive
The American Telemedicine Association is applauding a decision from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to expand rural coverage of telemedicine services, which CMS calls telehealth, reimbursable by Medicare.
Happtique, a mobile health solutions company, announces it has certified 18 health and medical apps through its Health App Certification Program (HACP).
Four industry organizations are asking Congress to push for Stage 3 requirements for expanding interoperability of electronic health records, including data generated from remote patient monitoring systems.
Government oversight of software used in the health care industry must be flexible in an era of rapid technological advancements, a representative of the American Cancer Society testified before Congress on Nov. 19.
IBM Corp. is making its Watson supercomputer technology available as a cloud-based development platform to aid in the building of new applications with its cognitive computing capabilities.
In a new HDM slideshow, 3D printing of tissues and organs are among the information technology breakthroughs that the research group expects to see in the near future.
The plague started in Indonesia. A viral infection, it spread quietly at first, making its way from person to person with coughing and sneezing its only symptoms. Then someone infected with the virus got on a plane.
A new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics offers a general assessment of nearly 43,700 health care mobile apps available to consumers today, including the top five that are downloaded.
The Enterprise Solutions unit of Verizon Communications has introduced a remote patient-monitoring platform to enable collaboration among physicians and patients between office visits.
An Illinois man who persuaded a company to provide almost $1 million in financing for a telemedicine computer tablet named after the physician on the Star Trek TV show was arrested for fraud ...
AHMC Healthcare Inc. in Alhambra, Calif., has suffered a huge data breach and is notifying about 729,000 patients across its six hospitals after two unencrypted laptop computers were stolen in a burglary at an administrative office.
A new HDM slideshow presents Gartners Top10 Technologies and Trends for 2013, along with key comments from the I.T. research firm.
UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco has notified 3,541 patients of a breach of protected information after an unencrypted laptop was stolen from an employees vehicle.
With the industry generally supporting recent Food and Drug Administration guidance on medical mobile applications, an HDM blogger warns that the guidance carries some consequences and could unlevel the playing field.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued final guidance on its current thinking about the regulation of medical mobile applications.