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July 16, 2012  7:55 PM

Are we destined to see Google Glass in health soon?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Google, Google Glasses, Google Glasses project, mhealth, mobile health

When you pause and look around at all innovations that have helped shape health care and other industriesthis century, one can easily get giddy just thinking about what tomorrow will bring.  A quick peek at what vendors like IBM, Google, Apple, Microsoft and others are submitting to the patent...

June 18, 2012  9:40 PM

What wearable medical devices mean to big data



Posted by: RedaChouffani
BIG DATA, Medical devices, mhealth, mobile health, wearable devices

With the increased adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), many health systems and providers now have both structured and unstructured patient data on which they are sitting.  This information is being stored...


June 10, 2012  9:46 PM

Aetna helping accelerate innovation by making data freely accessible to developers



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Aetna, BIG DATA, mhealth, mHealth apps, mobile apps, mobile health, Online health services, Software applications

As we continue to see the fruits of the health care IT start-up boom, we see many new organizations introducing disruptive products and solutions as part of their offerings.  For the majority of the health care market, there are already many established major players for EHR,...


January 15, 2012  6:00 PM

The CES 2012 products and what they can do to healthcare



Posted by: RedaChouffani
CES 2012, healthcare, mhealth, mHealth devices, mobile health, tablets, telehealth, ultrabooks

When looking at the myriad of products available and introduced during CES 2012, there were several neat gadgets that were also truly innovative. Many of these items will eventually


January 8, 2012  8:09 PM

The next generation mHealth applications may just be the right prescription for EHR



Posted by: RedaChouffani
EHR, mhealth, mHealth functionality, mobile health, SIRI

An increasing majority of mobile technology and mHealth device users in the health care industry are recognizing the value of their connected health devices. Tablets and smartphones are allowing health care professionals to gain access to patient information and care specific content before, during...


January 1, 2012  11:46 PM

Which topics will be significant for health care IT in 2012?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
BI, business intelligence, cloud computing, Data analytics, HIPAA 5010, ICD-10, mhealth, mobile health, SaaS, Virtualization and cloud computing

As we ring in the New Year, we are faced with a myriad of questions regarding the new technology trends and changes that 2012 will bring, specifically those that stand to impact the health care arena. Below are just a few of the topics that will be widely discussed in the industry in the upcoming...


December 4, 2011  5:35 PM

The next generation of consumer friendly medical devices



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Apps, health & fitness devices, mhealth, mHealth apps, mHealth devices, mobile health, Remote patient monitoring, telehealth, Zeo

With the rise of smartphones and other mobile devices, many physicians are wondering how these technologies are going to impact their patient / physician relationships. For most, these smarthones are allowing caregivers to communicate with their patients, while...


November 27, 2011  10:28 PM

Steps to secure mobile devices in health care



Posted by: RedaChouffani
data breach, Data privacy and security, HIPAA, mhealth, mHealth security, Mobile device security, mobile health, mobile HIPAA, smartphones

Unless you've been living under a rock, the rising adoption rate of mobile devices, specifically smartphones and tablets, has been hard to ignore.

While mobile devices are opening access to online information like never before for both patients and...


November 6, 2011  10:00 PM

What are some of the technologies that would be part of tomorrow’s hospital?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Clinical decision support, High tech hospital, Hospital of the future, mhealth, mobile health, Real-time health monitoring, Remote patient monitoring, Systems integration

In October of 2011, Microsoft released a video on YouTube outlining what it envisions technology and productivity will be like in the future. And the message was clear: for individuals on the go, at...


October 9, 2011  10:16 PM

Virtual office visits to compete with local specialists groups



Posted by: RedaChouffani
mhealth, mobile health, outsourced, Remote patient monitoring, Teleconferencing, telehealth, virtual office visits

Often when discussing outsourcing in healthcare, the first things we tend to think about are outsourcing software development, billing, call...


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