October 20, 2014

health data

Verizon Launches Service for Secure HC Data Transfer

Posted by: | Posted on: March 7, 2013

Verizon has launched a new service designed to allow health care professionals to share clinical data securely through the cloud.
Medical records have been notoriously stuck in analog mode, and…

Pew Reports Most Health Tracking is Still Done on Paper

Posted by: | Posted on: January 29, 2013

A new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project notes that while 70% of Americans are monitoring health metrics for either themselves or someone else on a regular…

Big Data Could Save Health Care System +$300 Billion Annually

Posted by: | Posted on: January 2, 2013

Guest Blog by Michael Esquivel, Partner, Fenwick & West
According to a recent report released by Rock Health, Big Data has the potential to save the healthcare system more than…

Big Data in Perspective

Posted by: | Posted on: December 31, 2012

‘Big Data’ is coming to health care. That’s not news to anyone who has been following the space. And mHealth products will have to integrate into a Big Data environment…

Aetna to Launch CarePass Mobile in Q1 2013

Posted by: | Posted on: December 4, 2012

Aetna has announced that its health care information platform, CarePass, will go mobile in March 2013. The platform incorporates apps from 19 partners ranging from programs for fitness and nutrition…

Top 15 Apps for Drug Development

Posted by: | Posted on: October 15, 2012

Big Data in life sciences is going mobile. FierceBiotechIT’s round up of the top life sciences apps is dominated by tools for clinical research, chemical analysis, and clinical trials management.…

Lack of EMR Standards is Roadblock in the Path of mHealth

Posted by: | Posted on: September 27, 2012

 The growing momentum of mHealth apps and tools is undeniable. With its potential to improve patient care and reduce costs, mobile health has quickly become the darling of both health…

UC Irvine Pioneers BYOD Program in Med Center

Posted by: | Posted on: September 21, 2012

One of the key obstacles to the implementation of mHealth technology in clinics has been concern over data security when doctors and nurses want to access integrated EMR (electronic medical…

VA’s BYOD Policy Evolves

Posted by: | Posted on: August 14, 2012

As one of the largest and most integrated health care delivery systems, the Veterans Administration is a trendsetter when it comes to the use of information technology in a clinical…

Franken Introduces Bill to Protect Health Data on Mobile Devices

Posted by: | Posted on: July 5, 2012

Sen. Al Franken has introduced legislation that will require that health information on portable devices be encrypted. The bill, name “Protect Our Health Privacy Act of 2012” would require mHealth…