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Health industry lacks 'security advocacy'

The healthcare industry needs more "security advocacy" for privacy to improve, according to Susan Widup, a senior analyst and co-author of Verizon's latest data breach investigations report, published this month.

Data-driven approach heads off alarms at Boston Children's

Seeking a way to confront a "quiet cacophony" of beeping, alarming bedside monitors, Boston Children's Hospital has tapped into predictive analytics to forecast changes in patients' conditions before alarms sound.

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...

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...

BIDMC doc: Google Glass 'streamlines' our workflow

Google Glass is improving life for providers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, according to CIO John Halamka.