Mayo app offers round-the-clock medical concierge subscription service

The Mayo Clinic and a California startup have created a new mobile health app featuring a telemedicine service offering a personal health assistant, who can prescribe limited drugs via the phone, and...

Patent filing reveals Google may be developing a contact lens camera

A report on Google patents claims the search titan may be making a contact lens featuring a computerized camera along with a sensor and an integrated, thin silicon chip. "One of Google's...

Sutter Care at Home reaps big benefits from tablet deployment

The third time was a charm for a large home care agency's quest to integrate mHealth technology into its practice, and the benefits range from improved data sharing to greater efficiency by...

BlackBerry, NantHealth team up on healthcare smartphone, mobile platform

BlackBerry and cloud-based medical IT vendor NantHealth are joining forces to develop a mobile version of NantHealth's certified clinical platform as well as a smartphone specifically for the...

Why a gaming touch with mHealth apps could prove beneficial to patients

As FierceMobileHealthcare reported recently a new study reveals mHealth apps using a gaming touch could help patients reduce stress, pay more attention to their health and improve recovery. In fact,...

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Only one-third of veterans are taking advantage of "Blue Button" capabilities to access the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' personal health record portal, My HealtheVet, but those who do so are pleased with it, according to a study published recently in the  Journal of the American Informatics Association.


The effect that the implementation of the 2012 Medicare accreditation requirement for suppliers of CT, MRI and nuclear medicine services has had on the decline in imaging growth is unclear, according to a report issued by the Government Accountability Office.