Category Archives: Mobile Health or mHealth

New Mobile Health Trends and their effect on HIEs, Part 1

by Eric Pupo, MBA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Deloitte and Sandy Dolabany, Deloitte There is amazing potential in making health data open and machine-readable, with increasing progress in standing up new application programming interfaces (APIs) that enable organizations to retrieve health data from any … Continue reading

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2015 – The Year Ahead for Health IT

As the new year begins, here are my insights on what to expect in the evolution of health IT. Telemedicine/telehealth:  When it comes to providers making decisions about using telehealth technologies, technology is not the limiting factor.  Payment and policy … Continue reading

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The Top 10 HIMSS Blog Posts in 2014

During 2014 – on the HIMSS Blog – patient engagement, innovation and healthcare transformation led the content charge. Our top 10 list also includes posts on: interoperability, public policy, nursing informatics, mobile technologies, and social media. So, take a moment … Continue reading

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Flip the Visit – Patient in Charge!

by Sri Bharadwaj Sri is a Board member of HIMSS Southern California and consults with healthcare organizations across the nation. The healthcare landscape is being changed by the technology-enabled connected patient. Wearables, remote monitoring devices and self-radiology is swapping the … Continue reading

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Wearing Your Heart(Beat) on your Sleeve: Smartwatches & Biometrics as Communication

How are our user experiences, personal lives, and the culture affected by the ongoing evolution of the human/computer interaction? There are rhythms in my life that bring with them a deep, abiding peace and soulful sigh. The rise and fall … Continue reading

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Achieving More with Less

One of the 2014 HIMSS Congressional Asks focuses on telehealth, an area that is growing in demand and orientation towards patient centric care. Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD, a member of the HIMSS mHealth Committee, discusses the expected shortage of physicians … Continue reading

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Empowering Patients and Improving Health Using Text Messages

Text messaging has not only changed the way people individually connect and communicate with each other; it also offers a truly unprecedented opportunity to instantly reach massive segments of the U.S. population. Healthcare has started integrating mobile messaging to simplify … Continue reading

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Roger Baker and Aneesh Chopra on the Future of Health IT

This month, I was excited to have the opportunity to moderate a discussion on Federal News Radio with Roger Baker and Aneesh Chopra, discussing the value of health IT.

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Surfing the Patient-Generated Health Data Tsunami

By Mark Johnson Mark H. Johnson, RN-BC, MHA, CPHIMS is an account executive with Iatric Systems.  He has more than 16 years of nursing experience, including 12 years of nursing informatics practice.  Mark’s nursing background includes psychiatric, cardiac and oncology … Continue reading

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FDASIA Stakeholders Meeting Kicks Off

On Tuesday, May 13, I had the pleasure of representing HIMSS at the FDA/ONC/FCC meeting with Stakeholders to discuss the draft FDASIA Report proposing a Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk Based Framework for Regulating Health IT.

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