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Apps cutting-edge element in propelling mHealth

Convenience and affordability are the two top mHealth drivers, with apps leading to new modes of diagnostics and healthcare delivery, according to Tamara St. Claire, CIO of Xerox's Commercial Healthcare unit.

Interstate medical licensure compact will save physicians time, effort

The interstate medical licensure compact is getting closer to being formally effective--with many in healthcare touting it as a way to advance care across state lines, especially through telemedicine services.

Remote monitoring cuts hospitalizations for heart failure patients

Remote monitoring for heart failure patients resulted in fewer hospitalizations and deaths than a similar group of patients receiving usual care during a four-month study, but the benefits didn't last beyond the study period, according to an article published in the  Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Home health technology market to skyrocket

The number of consumers using home health technologies globally will grow from 14.3 million in 2014 to 78.5 million by 2020, according to market intelligence firm Tractica.

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: Telemedicine adoption model provides a standard for planning, evaluation

A telemedicine adoption model, similar to one used to compare trauma centers across the United States, was unveiled at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Chicago last week.

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.

Healthcare organizations rally behind New York plan to boost broadband

More than 30 healthcare providers and organizations are supporting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to expand broadband access across the state.

Telemedicine a high 2015 priority for healthcare execs

Telemedicine is maturing from a specialty service into a mainstream form of healthcare, according to REACH Health's first annual telemedicine survey.

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.