The mobile application, which emphasizes preventive care benefits and services covered by the Affordable Care Act, is intended to empower individuals to be more engaged in improving and maintaining their family's health.
In a case pitting the AMA and other medical societies against the biotech industry, the Supreme Court will consider whether genes or gene mutations can be patented. How a ruling either way would impact personalized medicine is also up for debate.
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.
Humetrix expands its mobile health information hub to arm Apple and Android devices with access to various Blue Button accounts and, in so doing, moves patients closer to the center of their own health records.
Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, today announced the award of the Systems Support, Maintenance and Development (SSMD) contract for the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM)'s Benefits Systems Division. This one-year award, made under the OPM BPA, has three one–year option periods with an anticipated value of $17 million.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), a provider of broadband satellite solutions and services and managed network and application services, today announced that it has been awarded a four year contract by the New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC) to provide high-speed satellite services for mobile telehealth clinics throughout rural communities in Northern New England.
Google knows more about you than your mom, privacy needs to be redefined and HIPAA is a weak baseline, said Deborah Peel, MD, founder of the group Patient Privacy Rights, in an interview on all things privacy and Big Data.