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January 9, 2015  10:53 AM

With the new year in mind, a look back at hot health IT trends 20 years ago

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
EHR adoption, Healthcare, HIPAA audits, Interoperability, LOINC, Meaningful use, patient data, PDA, Smartphones

As we jump into 2015, health IT professionals are familiar with the road ahead: Meaningful use debates, HIPAA audits, and EHR advances will all make headlines this year. And new technologies like wearable devices will push the boundaries of patient-centered care. With that in mind, I thought it...

March 26, 2013  10:37 AM

FDA speaks on mHealth applications, medical device regulations

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
FDA, medical devices, mHealth applications, Smartphones

The FDA stated their intent to not regulate the sale of mobile devices during a three-day meeting held last week. Christy Foreman, director of the...

June 28, 2011  1:00 PM

Dentists, health IT harmonize in treating patients with chronic illnesses

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
health information exchange, Health IT, Meaningful use, meaningful use incentives, Smartphones

Health IT doesn’t belong in just hospitals and physician practices; there’s a place for electronic systems in dental offices, too, according to providers. And dentists should be paying attention to what's going on in those other clinical settings, too, according to Dr. James Fricton, professor...

March 18, 2011  1:02 PM

Developers wanted: Health care app store ready to stock up

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
EHR, health care app, ipad ehr, Smartphones

The researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School who envisioned a health care app store -- where physicians could download and test-drive an...

February 17, 2011  12:05 PM

Tablets, smartphones: MHealth trends to watch out for at HIMSS 2011

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
ipad adoption, mHealth, mobile health, Smartphones

Mobile health, also known as mHealth, was a hot topic in 2010, and HIMSS11 attendees can expect to hear even more about it at the upcoming conference in Orlando. A

November 3, 2010  8:44 AM

D.C. mHealth Summit promises international flavor

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Bill Gates, mHealth, mHealth Summit, Mobile devices and telehealth, Smartphones

Mobile health, or mHealth, currently is the hottest buzzword in health IT in the second half of 2010. It's all about extending the reach of health care providers into areas they can't get to now. In the United States, that means extending videoconferencing to remote communities...

October 21, 2010  9:33 AM

Is mobile access to health information on the rise?

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
mobile health, Smartphones

According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, the vast majority of American adults -- 85% -- use a cell phone. But how many of them are using their cell phones to improve their health?

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