Why patients worry about cybersecurity and patient-generated data
A clearer picture on how to use patient-generated health data is developing. Proceed with caution when integrating this new data into your IT system.
Xcertia releases updated mobile health-app guidelines for comment
Guidelines are aimed to build patient and physician confidence in mHealth apps and address concerns that hinder their adoption.
AMA’s integrated health model initiative launches first data model
The IHMI, founded by the AMA announced the development of a new data model to manage an uninterrupted stream of data to remotely monitor blood pressure.
AMA brings physician, patient perspectives to HIMSS conference
AMA takes message to HIMSS that health IT must be evidence-based, validated, actionable and strengthen the patient-doctor relationship.
3 ways wearables can go beyond fitness to advance care
Beyond keeping workouts on track, wearable digital devices have been shown to help prevent strokes, initiate treatment sooner and assess recovery.
How Apple Watch might improve outcomes for these 1 million patients
Aim of smartwatch app is to deliver better care for the 1 million patients each year who have a hip or knee replaced.
3 smartphone medical apps every physician should have
New apps launch daily, but to find answers to clinical questions, earn CME and get the latest medical news, doctors should start with these medical apps.
Leveraging technology to better monitor and treat patients
Kelly Santomas, MS, RN, senior director of Partners Connected Health, looks at the necessity of using technology to better serve patients.
Privacy, security guidelines aim to bolster use of mHealth
Patients and physicians may be hesitant to use mobile health apps for fear that protected health information will be put at risk. These guidelines address the concern.