By John Halamka MD – In a previous blog post, I shared an excerpt from the new book that Paul Cerrato and I just completed, The Transformative Power of Mobile Medicine. Here is a second excerpt from Chapter 3, “Exploring the Strengths and Weaknesses of Mobile Health Apps.”Read More
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By Chris Muir & James Daniel – It’s been a little more than a year since the Docket app won the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Move Health Data Forward (MHDF) Challenge, focused on helping consumers consolidate and share their health data.
By John Halamka MD – In a recent blog post, I talked about the new book that Paul Cerrato and I just completed, The Transformative Power of Mobile Medicine. In that post, we shared the Preface to the book in the hope that it might pique readers’ interest in mobile health.
By John Halamka, MD and Paul Cerrato, MA – We wanted to share the Preface of our third book, The Transformative Power of Mobile Medicine with readers and have included it along with a link to Elsevier’s web site for those interested in reading the entire book.
By Gopal Khanna – I’m very excited to tell you about the 10 winners from the first phase of the AHRQ Step Up App Challenge. Their stellar work moves us closer to achieving the goal of developing an app that integrates standardized patient-reported outcomes data into clinical care and research.
By David Sawin – Missed appointments are one of those not-so-obvious ways hospitals are losing money each year. The reported cost is an astonishing $150 billion dollars per year in missed revenue.
By Waqaas Al-Siddiq – Today’s technology landscape is defined by the convergence of the Cloud, Big Data, new software platforms, and smart devices. Together, they form a web of connections that determine the amount of data that we collect and the way we use it.
The AMA announced the AMA Health Care Interoperability and Innovation Challenge sponsored by Google to inspire novel examples of mobile health technology—such as wearable devices and applications—
By Tommy White – One of the most commonly discussed ideas in healthcare today is patient engagement – or, more specifically, how healthcare providers can encourage patients to become more engaged in their care.