How health IT and data analytics will help clinicians improve antibiotic stewardship

As the healthcare industry grapples with the cumbersome task of antibiotic resistance, data analytics is poised to take on a critical support role. Federal regulators and national accreditors are putting …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 22nd, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Senate committee advances bill that expands telehealth access for chronically ill Medicare patients

The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday advanced a bill aimed at improving care quality and coordination for Medicare recipients, in part by allowing greater use of telehealth. The Creating High-Quality …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 19th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

CIO Stephen J. Gold: Three ways CVS Health uses technology to improve medication adherence, customer service

CVS Health CIO Stephen J. Gold explained how the retail giant uses the reams of patient data it collects—along with a proprietary program it calls an “engagement engine”—to not only …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 19th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Engage users for mobile healthcare app success

Making an engaging healthcare app is difficult, because healthcare researchers are so used to solving problems via the scientific method. That can make for a less-engaging app than something designed …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 19th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Tom Price revisits Trump’s proposal to double FDA user fees

HHS Secretary Tom Price has asked lawmakers to consider increasing FDA user fees, a change that would be particularly problematic for the digital health industry. The request references a somewhat …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 18th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

How 21st Century Cures and APIs could help EHRs behave more like a smartphone

What if EHRs offered the same functionality and ease of use as a smartphone, allowing users to add or remove various apps based on the needs of a hospital or …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 18th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Trust and time: Two critical elements that will shape the future of health technology

Two central issues are still holding back health IT connectivity within the U.S. healthcare system: Time and trust. Clinicians are concerned that new technology will add to their daily workload, …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 18th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Partners HealthCare looks to develop—and commercialize—artificial intelligence

Boston-based Partners Healthcare is inking a partnership with GE Healthcare to create new artificial intelligence platforms that can be used well beyond the integrated health system. The 10-year deal announced …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 17th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Senators worry Trump’s HHS budget cuts will impede 21st Century Cures implementation

A group of 11 Senators relayed their “extreme concern” over the president’s proposed budget cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services, noting that insufficient funding will disrupt 21st …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 17th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Want a better electronic health record system? Ask a doctor

Poorly designed electronic health records are the bane of many doctors’ existence. They’re blamed for an increase in physician burnout and a decrease in physician satisfaction. “If you were to …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 17th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments