App developer uses AMA networking tool to tap physician insight
A mobile health app developer knew his products could not succeed without physician input. He found it through the AMA Physician Innovation Network.
Wearables, the FDA and patient advice: What physicians should know
Regulatory status, patient privacy issues, and the clinical questions that arise. Here’s what doctors should keep in mind on wearables and mobile health apps.
Government EHR proposals threaten patient privacy
Proposed federal rules on health information technology may shift the patient-privacy paradigm from permitting data sharing to requiring that data be shared.
Wearable tech supports home therapy for kids with autism
How to read emotions when it doesn’t come naturally? Try glasses without lenses but packed with technology.
Telehealth up 53%, growing faster than any other place of care
This emerging mode of care, increasingly being paid for, outpaced care from urgent care centers and retail clinics.
Symptom-checking health app often wrong in diagnosing eye problems
Type in your symptoms and find out what’s the matter. Research finds it’s not so simple. Patients could get false reassurance and put off urgently needed care.
Wearables improve post-op recovery when every step counts
Patients at Cedars-Sinai get in-room displays showing how they are progressing toward an important postsurgical ambulation goal: 1,000 steps.
Data model will help doctors surf ocean of patient BP info
The AMA’s self-measured blood pressure data model manages the collection and exchange of information to ensure clinical validity and help physicians make sense of it.
4 mistakes your patients should avoid with wearables
The use of wearable devices to monitor patients’ vital signs are surging. Experts offer advice for physicians and health systems.