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I've written several blog posts about the Massachusetts HIE strategic and operating plan to implement a statewide backbone for connecting every stakeholder in the Commonwealth.
Two issues near and dear to the hearts of mHealth enthusiasts – mobile app regulation and privacy and security – took center stage as the 4th Annual mHealth World Congress opened Wednesday afternoon in Boston.
Journal of Biomedical Informatics - Healthcare in the pocket: Mapping the space of mobile-phone health interventionsMethodological Review a The Information School, University of Washington, Box 352840, Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370, Seattle, WA 98195-2840, USA b Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of Washington, Box 357240, 1959 NE Pacific Street, HSB I-264, Seattle, WA 98195-7240, USA Corresponding author.
Today, as Kathy finished her last radiation therapy appointment, I had my first screening colonoscopy - a right of passage for new 50 year olds.
National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari has announced a new contest that seeks to spur the development of mobile applications that could help patients reduce their heart health risks, Modern Healthcare reports (Conn, Modern Healthcare , 7/29).
Patients who engage regularly with a personal health record are significantly more likely to remain members of a health plan, a three-year study of Kaiser Permanente patient retention suggests.
Physicians won't become obsolete any time soon, but the comprehensive integration of everything we know about well-being could revolutionize medical care. Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters
By David Shaywitz, MD
Is A Personal Health Record In Your Future?
BOSTON—To tap into the potential of social media for advancing health, providers and developers need to go where the people are and must change their thinking to a person-centered model of engagement.
People could soon be directed to free or cheap apps by their GPs to allow them to monitor and manage their health more effectively. At an event held today, showcasing the best ideas for new and existing health smartphone apps, the Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said: “So many people use apps every day to keep up with their friends, with the news, find out when the next bus will turn up or which train to catch.
About me -- David K. Tao Education: - Washington University in St.
One of the promises of health IT is to provide patients easier access to their health information.
One of the most exciting developments in the clinical informatics field in recent years has been its designation as a new medical subspecialty . Even if one is not a physician, the professional recognition of the work of clinical informatics is important. Hopefully we will see others who work professionally in informatics achieve comparable professional recognition.
Patient-Generated Health Data