Mobile Technology Archive
Pharmacy company CVS Health says it has signed a lease on a 15,000-square-foot facility in Boston to serve as its digital innovation lab.
By 2020, 80 percent of healthcare data will pass through the cloud at some point in its lifetime, as providers seek to leverage cloud based technologies and infrastructure for data collection, aggregation, analytics and decision-making. And, 65 percent of consumer transactions with healthcare organizations will be mobile by 2018.
Smartphone-enabled transportation vendor Uber, in partnership with Vaccine Finder, has expanded its pilots of home-delivered flu prevention packets and free flu vaccinations, to Chicago after an "overwhelming" response to similar pilots in New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C.
Two new initiatives from Consumer Reports are designed to help health consumers make more educated choices on their insurance selections and treatment options.
A survey of 1,000 physicians and physician extenders has found that caregivers see the potential of digital technology to transform healthcare despite barriers in data sharing, privacy, security, workflows and payment.
Radiologists today have a growing variety of mobile apps that can aid in decision making throughout the day, says Michael DAlessandro, M.D., a professor of radiology at University of Iowa College of Medicine and a pediatric radiologist at UI Childrens Hospital.
Pittsburgh-based Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is conducting a pilot study to ascertain whether it is possible to predict good days and bad days for people who have multiple sclerosis, thereby helping them improve their quality of life.
Healthcare providers are actively pursuing telemedicine advancements despite reimbursement and regulatory challenges, according to a new survey of senior healthcare executives released by law firm Foley & Lardner.
IBM Corp. has a new plan for its Watson supercomputer: to support consumers personal health and fitness goals.
The UCLA/Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, under a new agreement with the Department of Defense, will train behavioral health specialists who work on military bases to provide assistance for military families impacted by child abuse, domestic violence and other forms of child traumatic stress.
West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health prides itself on being on the leading edge of palliative care.
MDLIVE, a vendor of telehealth services, has acquired Breakthrough Behavioral, which specializes in offering video counseling to mental health professionals and their patients. Terms were not disclosed.
A researcher at the University of Twente in the Netherlands has developed a smartphone-based activity tracker and coach that is sensitive enough to realize how an individual best responds to encouragement.