Tag Archives: Mobile Health

mHealth Apps May Create Next-Gen Interoperability Problems

According to a recent study by IMS Health, there were 165,000 mHealth apps available on the Google Play and iTunes app stores as of September. Of course, not all of these apps are equally popular — in fact, 40% had been … Continue reading

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mHealth and Hospitals

This week I’ve been doing quite a bit of thinking around the topic of mobile health thanks to all the #mHealth14 tweets I’ve been seeing on Twitter. One of the major takeaways I’ve seen from this year’s mHealth Summit and … Continue reading

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The Various Approaches to Mobility in Healthcare

I’m about to head down to the CTIA Super Mobility Week conference. I try to attend a few conferences each year that aren’t directly related to healthcare and health IT in order to get a broader perspective on what’s happening … Continue reading

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mHealth and Where It’s Heading with Alan Portela

I was excited to sit down with Alan Portela, CEO of AirStrip, in our latest installment of Google Plus Hangouts with top healthcare IT leaders. Along with telling a little bit about the AirStrip story, we talk a lot about … Continue reading

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4 Key Pillars of Effective Mobile Health

I loved this tweet from HP Healthcare on the 4 Key Pillars for effective mobile health. Effective #mobile #health is relies on 4 key pillars: people, places, payment & purpose http://t.co/CW9UD9zhUZ — HP Healthcare (@HPHealthcare) January 25, 2014   Here … Continue reading

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Some Perspective on Mobile Health

This holiday weekend with family has been really interesting. It’s been fascinating to hear what my relatives and friends have to say about the mobile revolution that’s happening in healthcare and in every part of our lives. The most interesting … Continue reading

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Scan What’s In Your Food – TellSpec

I recently came across an IndieGogo campaign for a product called TellSpec. They describe TellSpec as “A revolutionary hand-held device that tells you the allergens, chemicals, nutrients, calories, and ingredients in your food.” The concept is really interesting and they’ve … Continue reading

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Will Mobile Health Devices Become Mandated Care?

I was really intrigued by this article from Sam Stern titled “Coming Next: Mandated Mobile and Digital Medical Devices for Chronic Conditions.” In it he discusses a bit of Obamacare and then looks across the pond for what he believes … Continue reading

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The Shift from PC to Mobile

One of my favorite hospital CIOs is a man named Will Weider, CIO of Ministry Health Care. He’s also a fellow blogger that started blogging about the same time I did at Candid CIO. He sent out this tweet which … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Future Healthcare Will Be Mobile

Melissa Thompson takes an interesting look at mobile healthcare in her Huff Post article about Frictionless Health. First I love the concept of frictionless healthcare. There is almost nothing about healthcare today that’s frictionless. There are points of friction everywhere … Continue reading

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