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Asian, US providers share similar IT adoption concerns

From concerns about costs to validation and effectiveness, providers in Asia share many of the same worries as their U.S. counterparts when it comes to implementation of information technology in healthcare.

3 questions CIOs must ask about the Internet of Things

As the use of the Internet of Things grows, chief information officers in every industry, including healthcare, must be aware of the legal issues and complexities of the technology, according to Richard Raysman and Francesca Morris, partners in the New York office of Holland & Knight.

3 takeaways from the HIMSS mobile survey

The new mobile survey released at last week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Chicago provides encouraging and exciting insight on how such...

HIMSS15: Mobile tools drive greater patient engagement, healthcare cost savings

A new survey reveals robust mHealth technology adoption with 90 percent of healthcare providers using mobile devices for patient engagement and 54 percent reporting a related cost savings.

Google Glass shows promise for dermatology care

Google Glass is a feasible mHealth tool for dermatology diagnosis in the emergency room setting, according to a research letter published in the journal  JAMA Dermatology.

Smartphone tapped as tech base for cancer diagnostic device

Today's smartphone may soon be tomorrow's mobile cancer detector given research on a high-resolution data imaging system that snaps onto a standard handset.

Partners HealthCare, Samsung team on chronic disease management tools

Boston-based Partners HealthCare is teaming up with Samsung Electronics in a multi-phase mobile tech initiative with the first project focused on creating remote mHealth apps and spurring clinical research for chronic disease management.

Partnerships a sure-fire way to entrench mHealth

There's a terrific story this week in mHealth--and it's one every healthcare insurance company and healthcare provider should put on its must-read list. After they read it, then it's time...

Wellness programs will spur wearables adoption in workplace

A new Tractica report projects more than 75 million wearable devices will be deployed in enterprise and industrial environments between 2014 and 2020, with smartwatches leading the way.

AARP teams with Pfizer, UnitedHealthcare on mHealth for older populations

A new research program aims to help developers find out how consumers age 50 and older use health technology, particularly sleep trackers, to gain insight into the best ways to create devices and apps for an aging population.