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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.

FDA, ONC officials reiterate focus of health IT framework

Details and official dates are still mum, and plenty of questions remain, but federal employees gave some detail on the long-awaited new report that creates a risk-based regulatory framework for health IT in a conference call with reporters on Thursday.

ATA's tele-ICU guidelines aim to ensure patient safety

Draft guidance published by the American Telemedicine Association this week focuses on the use of telecommunications technologies in intensive care settings.

HHS publishes FDASIA framework for health IT

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, on Thursday, published the long-awaited proposed strategy and recommendations for a health IT risk-based framework mandated by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act.

Pilot expands mHealth for patients in Kenya

The African Ministry of Health, African Medical and Research Foundation and Safaricom have developed a mobile healthcare program called Health Enablement and Learning Platform that aims to boost...

VA vulnerable to cyber attacks, GAO official says

Information security problems have left the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to testimony presented Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs' subcommittee on oversight and investigations.