Rhode Island Hospital in Providence appears poised to become the first hospital in the nation to test Google Glass for real-time emergency room care.
As the use of technology in healthcare becomes more ubiquitous, one question that deserves more attention is that of the role of nurses in making development and implementation decisions; essentially, what should that role be?
Mobile monitoring of diabetic employees can save more than $3,000 a year in healthcare costs, half of the average annual medical insurance cost for workers diagnosed with diabetes, according to recently published research.
Mobile monitoring services are a major factor spurring growth in the mHealth market, an industry that is expected to hit projected revenue of more than $49 billion within six years, according to a new report.
Two Kaiser Permanente doctors are treating patients via video conferencing as part of a new free telemedicine program aimed at reducing costs, boosting improving patient care and luring new clients.
Government health officials in South Korea want to take a closer look at the heart-rate sensor built into Samsung's impending Galaxy S5, but the regulatory review likely won't impact the smartphone's scheduled debut on April 11.
There have been plenty of reports on the dangers of robot-assisted surgery, but here's some good news out of the University of California at Los Angeles--robotic-assisted prostate surgery offered better cancer control than traditional "open" surgery in a trial.
National health IT coordinators past and present agreed interoperability is a multilayered issue that encompasses more than just the exchange of data.
The number of organizations that offer patients and consumers mobile apps increased 13 percent in the last year, according to the results of the 3rd Annual HIMSS Analytics Mobile Survey.
Federal officials speaking at a panel discussion Tuesday at HIMSS14 in Orlando, Fla., said they expect to publish a draft report on a risk-based regulatory framework for health IT that promotes innovation, protects patient safety and avoids regulatory duplication by the end of March.