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December 13, 2012  11:55 AM

ONC launches mobile-device HIPAA compliance guidance page

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
BYOD, HIPAA, mHealth, mobile device management, mobile health, ONC

At this week's ONC Annual Meeting, federal health IT authorities unveiled a new site offering guidance for physicians and hospitals to deal with HIPAA compliance in the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) era. Smartphones, tablets and laptops might make administering health care more convenient and...

December 7, 2012  2:23 PM

Value may be most important consideration in mHealth adoption

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
mHealth, mHealth Summit

On the exhibition floor of the mHealth Summit, which wrapped up this week in Washington, DC, there were numerous app developers and device designers offering products promising to connect patients to their doctors, empower individuals to take better care of themselves and in the process lower...

December 4, 2012  12:53 PM

E-prescribing software use on the rise across the U.S.

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
clinical decision support, CMS, e-prescribing, mHealth

Nearly half (48%) of U.S. physicians are using e-prescribing software, up from only 7% of physicians in December 2008. All 50 states have had an increase in e-prescribing technology over that time,

November 21, 2012  12:51 PM

And now, we give thanks for the future of health IT

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
e-patient Dave, Farzad Mostashari, HIE, mHealth, Regina Holliday

While it would have been fun to post a photo of the Thanksgiving diorama the SearchHealthIT staff built in the lunch room – the Farzad cutout in the pilgrim outfit looked particularly realistic – we'll settle for giving you a few things we're thankful for as we pause for the holiday...

October 30, 2012  2:29 PM

Join SearchHealthIT’s mHealth policy session at the mHealth Summit

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
HIPAA Compliance, mHealth, mHealth Summit

Register for the media breakfast panel at the mHealth Summit in DC, Creating a Digital Policy for the New Mobile Health Ecosystem! Date: Wed, Dec. 5 Time: 7:30am -...

June 7, 2012  12:55 PM

Of taxicabs, Square, drchrono and the future of iPad EHRs

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
drchrono, ipad, ipad ehr, Meaningful use, mHealth, ONC-ACTB, square

Earlier this week in Washington D.C. after a long day at Datapalooza, colleague Jenny Laurello and I needed to grab separate cabs to return to our respective hotels. We both...

May 30, 2012  11:26 AM

Health care tablet roundup: Cius dead, Playbook maimed, iPad rules

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
EHR implementation, mHealth

Our TechTarget colleague Gina Narcisi reports that Cisco quietly retired its Cius tablet this week, ending the run of what at first looked like a promising,

February 2, 2012  2:22 PM

Will mHealth app certification program help buyers beware?

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
health care app, mHealth

Certification is not just for EHR systems anymore -- now it's for mobile health apps, too. Happtique, which runs a mobile health app store targeted to the health care industry, has

January 26, 2012  12:14 PM

Mobile communications drive medical data breach increase

CommunityManager Profile: CommunityManager
data breaches, mHealth, mobile health technologies, patient engagement, PHI encryption

By Greg McInerney, Editorial Assistant A combination of an increase in mobile device usage and the development of doctor-patient interaction via certain social network sites will put a greater emphasis on

January 18, 2012  4:18 PM

Tap UK’s government site for health IT advice

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
health data security, Health IT, ipad, mHealth

Cruising the Web to check out a U.K. paper Brian Dolan over at MobiHealth News blogged about (the upshot: For iPad EHR implementations, the IT authorities do not recommend "Bring your own device" policies) led...

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