Health IT Pulse:

Connected Health


October 24, 2016  10:58 AM

Digital health a ‘first responder’ for behavioral health conditions

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
behavioral health, Connected Health

One in five adults in the United States suffer from mental illness, and many of them will consult their smartphones before they do a health professional. However, with digital health often acting as first responder, and many apps claiming they can help people who suffer from behavioral health...

March 8, 2016  3:20 PM

Hospitals ready for more connected health, according to HIMSS survey

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Connected Health, HIMSS, mHealth, remote patient monitoring, telehealth

Nearly half of U.S. hospitals are considering expanding the collection of connected health technologies used in their facilities. That notion, and the concept that providers implement healthcare technology to extend patient care outside of their exam rooms, were two of the findings of the 2016...


December 30, 2015  6:05 PM

Kvedar brand enters book channel

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Connected Health, Internet of Things, mHealth, Telemedicine

Joseph Kvedar, M.D., vice president of connected health at Boston-based Partners HealthCare, has taken his “Internet of Healthy Things” theme from Partners’


November 10, 2015  1:06 PM

Loss of interest, hidden costs drive away users of mHealth apps

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Connected Health, mHealth, mHealth applications, quantified self

Getting Americans with smartphones to use mobile applications to monitor their health isn't a difficult accomplishment, as a majority of them have already downloaded one. Getting them to stick with one mHealth app over a long-term period isn't as straightforward because many of them have found...


November 4, 2015  4:06 PM

Connected Health draws dreamers and big players

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Connected Health, mHealth, Telemedicine

Joseph Kvedar, M.D., is one of health IT’s best-known evangelists for mobile health technologies and is probably the originator of the decade-or-so-old term “connected health,” which Kvedar, a dermatologist by training and technologist by inclination,


December 9, 2014  1:44 PM

Presidential panel aims connected health at cancer

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Connected Health, mHealth, telehealth

Connected health is one of the fastest-growing and most fascinating of all the health IT sub-categories, particularly because it has two meanings: it deals both with electronic, usually remote, links between providers and patients, and also with connections between providers. Connected health is...


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