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Health IT: The Coming Regulation

Andy Oram | Health IT | April 14, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration has spent decades refining its processes for approving drugs and devices (and is still refining them), so what would happen if they extended their scope to the exploding health software industry?  The FDA, and its parent organization, the Department of Health and Human Services, are facing an unpleasant and politically difficult choice.

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Alliance Member Humetrix Testifies at House Small Business Subcommittee Hearing

Press Release | Application Developers Alliance | June 27, 2013

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An Open Letter To Health Entrepreneurs

Jae Won Joh | Rock Health | June 27, 2013

Throughout my journey in medicine, I’ve been asked countless times why healthcare moves so slowly. Many of the same technological challenges have existed for years, if not decades, and despite numerous attempts to invade/disrupt/revolutionize the healthcare space, these efforts have altogether been more amusing than fruitful. Read More »

App Lets Amputees Program Their Own Bionic Hands

Kathy Matheson | San Francisco Chronicle | May 3, 2013

Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to visit a clinician when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands. Now, he's got an app. Read More »

AtHoc Launches Emergency Alert System For Home Health Caregivers

Neil Versel | MobiHealthNews | October 17, 2013

A company with a background in emergency alerts and crisis communications is entering the commercial healthcare market by adapting a system previously designed for government operations and by introducing a safety app for home health workers. Read More »

Can You Help Me, Dr Geek?

Lis Evenstad | eHealth Insider | December 6, 2012

The first Digital Doctors Conference in London covered the basics of programming. Lis Evenstad found delegates enthusiastic about everything from learning HTML to generating ideas for apps. Read More »

Coding Sub-Zero

Lis Evenstad | eHealth Insider | January 29, 2013

Despite a lack of heating and a rather unreliable internet connection, spirits were high at NHS Hack Day, Oxford. Lis Evenstad reports. Read More »

Commentary: Is mHealth Bound For Same Ambiguous Fate As Health IT?

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | December 2, 2013

Deep in the back offices of Silicon Valley startups and stalwarts, you won’t commonly encounter phrases like "automotive IT" or "plastic injection molding IT" – yet all through the healthcare industry, such vague-almost-to-the-point-of-confusing terms pepper the conversation. Read More »

Cornell Tech Professor Pries Open Medicine

Irina Ivanova | Crain's New York Business | November 6, 2013

Deborah Estrin, who founded Open mHealth, wants to build apps that capture people's everyday activities and give doctors insight into patient health. Read More »

Crowdfunding For Innovation And Sustainability

Matthew Yeomans | The Guardian | November 22, 2012

Kickstarter has just hit the UK, but there are now a host of crowdfunding startups that focus on business creation and innovation Read More »

Debate Over FDA Oversight Of Apps Continues

Eric Wicklund | Government Health IT | February 18, 2014

A new bill aimed at calling off the FDA on over-regulation of medical apps is taking some heat. It seems some industry experts feel the bill won’t accomplish what drafters of the bill intended. Read More »

Department Of Veterans Affairs Issues 1,000 iPads To Aid Veterans And Caregivers

Michael Singer | TabTimes | July 29, 2013

A program to bring more than 1,000 iPads to the families of seriously injured Post-9/11 veterans is expected to provide improved health services to service men and women dealing with special conditions. Read More »

Details On VA's Mobile Device Mgt. Plan

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee | | October 5, 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs is revealing more details about the cloud-based mobile device management system it soon will implement. Read More »

Digital Health Market Size to Grow at Over 25.9% CAGR to Reach $379bn by 2024: Global Market Insights Inc.

Press Release | Global Market Insights Inc. | November 23, 2016

Digital Health Market size is estimated to exceed USD 379 billion by 2024; as per a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Increasing demand for remote patient monitoring services, strong investment outlookand favorable government initiatives should drive global digital health market size. Emergence of healthcare IT coupled with growing penetration of smartphones, tablets and other mobile platforms have led to increased adoption of new business models. Digital technology has enabled people make smarter choices and receive products with value added services...

Docs, Don’t Ignore mHealth

Matt Mattox | Axial Exchange | July 16, 2013

In March of this year, a startup called Scanadu launched a crowd-funding campaign with hopes of raising $100,000. As of this writing, their campaign has raised over $1.4 million, which is the most successful campaign in Indiegogo's history. Read More »