As Congress and the President prepare for more budget battles this summer, NIH director Francis Collins, MD, seeks feedback via Twitter from biomedical researchers already feeling or bracing for a hit from federal sequestration.
Social media and mobile health technologies facilitate communication more effectively than even before, but all the information and all the images, as useful as they are, might provoke mental health issues down the road.
Dan Diamond ran a triage unit in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, and was in-country immediately after the earthquake struck Haiti. The difference between available mobile technologies for each disaster was like night and day, but there are still some apps and tools he said would be really helpful.
A project linking patients, caregivers and Alzheimer's research centers won the Department's third annual innovation award, as Secretary Sibelius and a Google HR guru talked about the need for collaboration in such a large organization.
A report released yesterday by the Office of the Inspector General, CMS and Contractor Oversight of Home Health Agencies, underscores the need to reform Medicare's current "pay and chase" practices and advance targeted program integrity reforms, according to the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare.
The Healthcare Information Xchange of New York (HIXNY) recognized a physician practice, an electronic medical records (EMR) company, and two of its own at the organization’s annual meeting December 4, 2012 at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia. Boston-based InterSystems Corporation, a global leader in software for connected care, was the exclusive sponsor for HIXNY’s annual meeting.
I'm in DC for IHE meetings Tuesday and Wednesday, and giving a session at the 2012 mHealthSummit Wednesday afternoon on Trends on Mobile Interoperability and Standards. I scheduled my travel to attend the IHE educational session held on Monday, but decided to take advantage of by mHealthSummit badge to take look at the conference instead.
Millions of American consumers flocked to internet retail in the 2000s, as cloud services grew and web design blossomed. By the time the ACA was passed, a first generation of online HIXs had laid the IT groundwork.