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September 22, 2015  1:05 PM

A fraction of mobile health apps control download market

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Healthcare apps, mHealth, mHealth applications, mobile apps, mobile health, mobile health technologies

New mobile health apps face a challenge in gaining recognition and adoption in the mHealth app market, where a miniscule fraction of the apps have nearly 50% of the market. There are more than 165,000 consumer mobile health apps, according to research from healthcare technology

February 17, 2015  2:02 PM

Patients want more options when scheduling medical appointments

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, mHealth, mHealth applications, mobile apps, telehealth

There is a distinct gap between how often patients in the United States are able to use digital technology to access their health information compared to how often they wish they could. If the next generation of patients gets its way, the difference between those two values will shrink...


March 26, 2014  1:43 PM

FDA must be clearer with rules on mobile medical applications

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
FDA, medical device regulation, medical devices, mobile apps

A bipartisan group of six U.S. Senators pressed FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to share the FDA's regulatory plans with the public to avoid consumer, vendor and healthcare practitioner confusion. The group also cautioned the FDA against overly-aggressive regulations.


March 1, 2013  11:27 AM

Survey says: Two-thirds of clinicians use tablet EHRs

EmilyHuizenga Profile: EmilyHuizenga
Dell, EHR, Harris Interactive, mHealth, mobile apps, Tablets

Healthcare IT decision makers cite management, security and functionality as the main costs presented by tablet implementation, a survey on healthcare tablet management reports. Those...


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