When it comes to protecting your hospital's mobile network, you can either pay now, or pay later.
Of 19 U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved mobile health apps tested for security, 84 percent did not adequately address at least two of the Open Web Application Security Project's mobile top 10 risks--application code tampering and reverse-engineering--according to a new report published by security vendor Arxan this week.
The Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute is set to house AT&T's new Foundry for Connected Health, which will open in Houston next month.
When it comes to the use of application programming interfaces in healthcare, Ricky Bloomfield, director of mobile technology strategy and assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Duke University, says he and his colleagues are all in.
Health IT stakeholders in Canada want to find out how mobile tools can improve diabetes management in the clinical care environment.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital is focusing on integration as a key way to make the most out of mobile technology at its facilities.
A live demo at a BlackBerry Security Summit drove home the vulnerabilities presented by everyday mobile healthcare tools--in this case the IV infusion pump for administering medications in hospital and clinic settings.
Healthcare organizations aiming to capitalize and be progressive with mobile technology should consider establishing a new leadership role, the chief mobile healthcare officer, who can ensure the organization leverages the tools.
Sustainable adoption of Internet of Things technology within healthcare will require a concerted effort by patients, caregivers and providers; but will also reap rewards for each as wearables and connectivity solutions advance in functionality.
More than a dozen leading U.S. hospitals are piloting Apple's HealthKit platform to track patient care and reduce operating costs.