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January 4, 2018  2:52 PM

Tech giants take on healthcare technology industry

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Amazon, Apple, consumer devices, Google, Microsoft

Consumer technology giants such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and more are accelerating their efforts to remake the healthcare technology industry by developing new 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

June 3, 2015  4:31 PM

Wearable health technology meets corporate wellness

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Apple, Big Data, Wearable devices, wellness

Corporate America: Rise from your cubicle chairs and stand up if you want to stay healthy. That’s the key takeaway from the new 2015 corporate wellness...

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February 25, 2015  5:34 PM

FDA takes hands-off approach to wellness devices

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Apple, FDA

If you have a pacemaker in your chest, the FDA wants to make sure the device works correctly. But if you want to wear a Fitbit, the agency will leave you alone. In another sign that the FDA intends to assume a markedly hands-off policy when it comes to the wellness devices and programs that are...

February 18, 2015  5:18 PM

Epic to open app store; meanwhile nemesis athenahealth already has one

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Apple, athenahealth, Epic

While EHR market leader Epic Systems Corp. plans to open its own app store,...

July 13, 2011  10:26 AM

Macs, iPad EHR apps, and device-independent EHRs driving HIT adoption

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Apple, Cloud Computing, EHR, HIT cloud, IOS, ipad, iPhone, Macintosh, Windows

This week, ClearPractice released Eden, which company president Joel Andersen unabashedly trumpets as one of the few native iPad EHRs -- that...

December 22, 2010  12:00 AM

HIPAA alert for smartphone app developers, users in health care

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Android, Apple, Google, IOS, ipad, iPhone, mHealth, mobile health

With its iPhone and iPad, Apple Inc. might be winning the battle for physician mind share for smartphones and tablets for a good reason: While it touts "user experience" as a major reason it vets software before it can be offered via its App Store, Apple also might be helping screen apps for...

October 27, 2010  8:26 AM

HP aims Slate 500 Windows tablet at health care

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Apple, EHR, EMR, Hewlett-Packard, ipad, Microsoft, slate

Our TechTarget colleague Jamison Cush -- editor at -- got his hands on the new Hewlett-Packard Slate 500 tablet. It runs...

August 5, 2010  12:01 AM

IPad’s health care prospects: Three steps forward, two steps back

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
AMA, android os, Apple, Dell, EHR, EHR implementation, HP slate, IOS, ipad, samsung, tablet computer

The conflicting iPad intelligence we're gathering makes it difficult to predict what's going to happen out there in the health care market when it comes to tablets. If that market can be thought of as a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, we've put together a few quality edge pieces:

May 12, 2010  12:01 AM

iPod Touch replaces medical show guide; Flash alternative in works?

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Adobe, Adobe Flash, Apple, Flash, Gianduia, ipad, iPod, iPod Touch, iTouch

While most people equate the words "iPod Touch" with "music player," health care IT pros are beginning to understand its potential function within the enterprise: as an iPhone -- without the AT&T calling plan -- that happens to play music. Some hospitals are providing nurses and physicians who...

April 28, 2010  12:01 AM

Will no Flash for iPad hurt its chances in health care?

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Adobe, adobe systems, Apple, Flash, ipad

Last week, Adobe Systems -- which owns Flash -- abandoned its plans to support Flash on the Apple iPhone and iPad. The former is a smash-hit smartphone among doctors, nurses and other providers, while the latter could...

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