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Why engagement is critical to mHealth success

An article published late last year in the Journal of the American Medical Association, "Can Mobile Health Technologies Transform Healthcare?" about the need for mobile health technology...

Payers may subsidize Apple iWatch

Apple's long-rumored smartwatch may be subsidized by health insurers, according to a note to investors from Cowen & Company obtained by Investor's Business Daily.

Cost, value and regulatory issues top doctors' issues with mHealth

Most doctors realize the benefits of mobile healthcare technology but aren't going to jump on the bandwagon quickly unless there is a compelling evidence the technology will save time and money...

Smartphone proves to be a useful tool for teletrauma program

A pilot effort integrating smartphones into a Arizona medical facility's telemedicine program allowed trauma doctors to perform more teletrauma consultations in five months than a preceding...

Big growth spurt ahead for wearables as consumer use keeps growing

Global shipments of wearable technology hit 19.2 million this year, and should reach 112 million in 2018, according to an announcement of new IDC Research analysis that reveals products such as...
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With HIPAA audits this fall expected to be more narrow in focus, healthcare organizations and their business associates must ensure that their documentation is meticulous, according to Adam Green, a privacy attorney with Washington, D.C.-based law firm Davis Wright Tremaine.

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Effective integration with a health information exchange isn't easy, but there are ways to shorten the roadblocks and develop a comprehensive HIE strategy. To that end, Sean Kennedy, director of health information exchange at the Massachusetts eHealth Institute and Nicole Heim, CIO Milford (Mass.) Regional Medical Center, speaking Wednesday at the Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum in Washington, D.C., shared their experiences with HIE integration.