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Apple changes mHealth game with HIPAA security claims

Apple's claim that FaceTime video chat can be made HIPAA-compliant could be a game-changer for telemedicine specifically and healthcare generally. Apple officials just announced that with the right

iPads help patients to improve mobility, memory

Five years ago, the Nintendo Wii was touted as the new "it" thing for improving seniors' health--bowling leagues sprang up in nursing homes, and physical therapists "prescribed" Wii yoga programs to

iPhone vs. Android: Help your docs decide

Whether you're buying mobile devices for your physicians or you've chosen a device-agnostic philosophy for your mobile strategy, there's some interesting new guidance to help you (or your docs)

iPhone or Android: How to help your docs choose a smartphone

Whether you're buying mobile devices for your physicians, or you've chosen a device-agnostic philosophy for your mobile strategy, there's some interesting new guidance to help you (or your docs)

Aetna touts mobile alerts for instant patient access

Hoping to increase communication between doctors and patients and better coordinate healthcare, Aetna (NYSE: AET) is providing physicians with new mobile tools to access clinical alerts and

iPhone add-on could mean end of finger pricking for diabetics

Finger-pricking for glucose readings may be a thing of the past with a new smartphone add-on device from Northeastern University in Boston. Researchers there have created nanosensors--injected like a

Two firms seek to engage seniors with mHealth

With hospitals using mobile technology to reach out to patients, a tablet app that engages seniors could make mobile outreach to this fragile patient community much easier-- a task that would

FDA clears mobile blood pressure monitoring device

French start-up Withings, known for creating connected devices, recently was given 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its iOS-powered blood pressure monitor. The

Mobile 'super-user' docs utilize smartphones, tablets for research, diagnosis

A surprising 25 percent of physicians are using both smartphones and tablets in their practices, according to a recent survey by physician training site Quantia Communications. They're using them

Military testing smartphone health apps for combat

Military officials continue to be on the leading edge when it comes to smartphone apps and their use in field of healthcare. Next week, the U.S. Army is planning its first-ever stress-test of a