Connected devices and machine-to-machine technology, as well as mobile network advancements and emergence of low-cost smartphones will spur mobile healthcare market growth as provider and payer organizations seek new ways to streamline costs while improving patient care, according to Visiongain's latest market forecast.
A privacy lawsuit against Sutter Health has been dismissed by a state appellate court this week.
Apple and IBM are forging a global strategic partnership to transform business using mobile technology. A big chunk of that strategy is aimed at the healthcare sector, specifically the mobile healthcare segment.
Much of the healthcare industry remains reliant on older communications systems, including pagers and paper-based processes, that can negatively impact patient safety and operational inefficiencies, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report.
As Google's Glass offering already is making headlines thanks to various mHealth pilots and initiatives, some industry experts remain wary of such efforts due to security issues
Phone and face-to-face contact with community nurses was reduced by 26 percent just after one month of use of mobile technology, lessening pressure on primary care providers according to new data from the U.K.-based NHS Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group.
In a famous 1927 essay titled "The Care of the Patient," Francis Peabody states that the personal bond between the doctor and the patient is the source of the "greatest satisfaction of...
In their efforts to secure patient data, hospital executives continue to worry about mobile devices--and are employing technology to help. But they acknowledge that the human factor remains the trickiest part of data security. Special Report
BlackBerry subsidiary QNX Software Systems is debuting a new OS just for medical devices, one that promises to meet industry standards and cut the cost of mHealth device development.
Google is teaming up with pharma titan Novartis to develop a smart contact lens for measuring blood sugar levels using tear fluid.