By 2017, Bluetooth chipsets used for health, wellness, sports and fitness will reach 95.7 million shipments. Over the next five years, the adoption of mobile sensing health and fitness products will...
A survey of nearly 1,400 physicians indicates that they think tablets are of greater use for clinical purposes than smartphones, according to two reports by AmericanEHR Partners, a free online resource founded by the American College of Physicians and Cientis Technologies to support clinicians in the selection and use of electronic health records
With hackers and cyberattacks increasing as threats to medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week published new guidance calling for developers and healthcare facilities to beef up security efforts while creating and using those devices.
A new web-based tool unveiled this week allows providers to determine their return on investment for remote patient monitoring technologies.
Global annual sensor shipments for mobile sensing health and fitness devices will reach 515 million in 2017, up from 107 million in 2012, according to an announcement from San Diego-based research...
A new partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology aims to assess issues and questions about personal wearable devices and their role in research.
Portable tablets and mobile apps are a growing trend in radiology, according to the 2013 Diagnostic Imaging Watch report released by Novation, an Irving, Tex.-based hospital and healthcare supply...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is easing regulatory control of ingestible digital pills that can wirelessly transmit patient data, according to an announcement published in the Federal Register.
A glitch causing medication orders to be passed on to the wrong patients is just one of several problems with a new computerized physician order entry system being implemented at Marin General Hospital, according to nurses at the Greenbrae, Calif., facility.
Sensors made to pick up a heart's rhythm in implanted cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers could be subject to tampering, according to research from the University of Michigan.