Mobile Technology Archive
According to new research from market intelligence firm Tractica, telehealth video consultation sessions will increase from 19.7 million in 2014 to 158.4 million per year by 2020.
A national online survey of more than 2,200 CVS retail pharmacy customers finds that patients want to leverage email, Facebook, and physician websites to communicate with their doctors. However, there remains a gap between patient interest for online communication and what physicians currently provide.
A study on the state of software security for web and mobile applications across seven industries finds healthcare performing poorly, but none of the others shine particularly well.
Healthcare consumers today commonly are shopping online for insurance, digitally tracking fitness and diet goals, getting health incentives from employers and emailing with physicians. But thats simple online activity compared with technology coming in the next few years, according to a new report from Accenture.
According to a new survey, 95 percent of nurses own a smartphone and 88 percent of them use smartphone apps in their daily work to improve patient carea higher percentage than physicians.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange has released a primer addressing some of the challenges that healthcare organizations face in defending themselves against the epidemic of cyberattacks and how to counter them.
In the event of a disaster, the Department of Health and Human Services has launched a geospatial information systems-based tool to help community health and emergency management agencies prepare for the needs of Medicare beneficiaries who rely on electricity-dependent medical equipment.
Despite the explosion of mobile healthcare technology available to consumers, just 15 percent of physicians are discussing wearables or health apps with their patients as tools for achieving wellness, according to market research firm MedPanel.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing an assistive device for the blind that translates digital information from a video camera mounted on a pair of glasses into gentle electrical stimulation patterns on the surface of the tongue, helping users to learn to interpret visual images of objects in their environment.
New research reveals that 29 percent of U.S. broadband households own a connected health deviceup from 27 percent a year agowhile 12 percent of broadband households own multiple connected health devices.
Fitbit Inc. surged in its trading debut, after heavy demand for the companys initial public offering led it to boost the size of the deal.
The winner of the second annual Osler national student app contest, created by a team of students from the University of Toronto, is a free Android app that serves as a semi-customized platform for post-discharge instructions for emergency department patients.
To attract health information technology vendors and buyers to the federal marketplace, the General Services Administration plans to include a special item number (SIN) for health IT offerings on its IT Schedule 70the largest, and most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government.
Information technology will play a central role in health insurance mergers and acquisitions as the industry continues to consolidate, according to healthcare analysts.
Health Data Management is announcing recipients of its 2nd annual Analytics All-Stars program, which recognizes organizations and individuals implementing analytics in innovative ways to improve the health of their patients and the financial performance of their organizations.