Mobile Devices

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for smart phones, mobile apps, wearables that interface with an iPhone or tablet device, and devices to convert phones into health and heart trackers, or diagnostic testing or imaging devices.

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...

An example of flexible electronics made by MC10. These types of wearable devices may soon be used to remotely monitor patients.

Feature | April 29, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of...

Blog | April 23, 2015

U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT), so it is no...

Videos | Information Technology | April 23, 2015

DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell shows examples of new healthcare IT technology at the 2015 HIMSS meeting that will...

Videos | Wearables | April 22, 2015

At HIMSS 2015, one of the biggest trends was the explosion of consumer health related wearable devices and...

Videos | Enterprise Imaging | April 22, 2015

Mony Weschler, chief applications strategist and architect, application technology services, Montefiore Health...

Mobile medical apps, survey, UK, Research Now
News | April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 — A new study from digital data collection provider Research Now looks into the use of...

WITS(MD), Image Mover, capture, mobile, HIMSS
Technology | April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 — WITS(MD), a provider of medical image...

Feature | April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015 — Patients expect their hospital experience to involve nothing less than the latest technology. That...

News | April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015 — Pingmd Inc. announced an extension of the company’s partnership agreement with Children’s Hospital...

Calgary Scientific, Apollo PACS, ResolutionMD, Apollo EPMM, integrated, images
Technology | April 08, 2015

April 8, 2015 — Calgary Scientific Inc. announced a partnership and distribution agreement with Apollo PACS. Calgary...

Agfa HealthCare, Portal, North America
News | April 06, 2015

April 6, 2015 — Agfa HealthCare announced that it will be launching its new clinical Portal in North America. The...

Mobile Heartbeat, MH-CURE, smartphone application, HIMSS15

Image courtesy of Mobile Heartbeat

News | March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 — Mobile Heartbeat announced it will be demonstrating its MH-CURE communication and workflow...

NavisHealth, Engage, Salina Regional Health Center, mobile, patient, app

Image courtesy of NavisHealth Solutions Inc.

Technology | March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 — NavisHealth Solutions Inc. announced the general availability of its mobile patient engagement...

Videos | ACC | March 25, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares his picks of the most interesting new devices and advances in cardiovascular...

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