Post Tagged with: "Mobile health"

David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Apple HealthKit – Epic Integration at Ochsner Health System – David Harlow Interviews Dr. Richard Milani

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October 15, 2014

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IT:

The first health system to announce that it had integrated HealthKit into its Epic EHR is Ochsner Health System in Louisiana. It is a 12-hospital, 40-clinic operation with over 900 physicians. I spoke recently with Dr. Richard Milani, Ochsner’s Chief Clinical Transformation Officer.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

mHealth Fitness Trackers Have a Long Way to Go

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October 3, 2014

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IT:

A report on a survey regarding wearable fitness trackers arrived in the HealthBlawger’s mailbox this week. An interesting dose of reality, after spending a few days in Silicon Valley recently with a cadre of early adopters.

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Challenges Evaluating mHealth’s Success

Challenges Evaluating mHealth’s Success

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September 29, 2014

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IT:

I saw another exciting news story on a mobile health intervention the other day. I honestly don’t remember the company or product, but what stuck with me was the declaration of success based on 10 patients using the product for three months.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Waiting for HIPAA Clarity? Who Has Time?

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September 21, 2014

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Innovation/innovative companies:

Blaming the government for a regulated industry’s failure to understand regulations, and suggesting that the government should publish its regulations through channels other than the official channels are interesting strategies. It seems to me that there are more productive ways of engaging with the issues.

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Will 2015 be mHealth’s Coming Out Party?

Will 2015 be mHealth’s Coming Out Party?

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September 11, 2014

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IT:

First the words of caution. My friend Nancy used to tell me she hated to be the skunk at the picnic, and those words ring true here. But allow me a couple of comments contrary to all of the enthusiasm.

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Nathan Cortez, JD, , Asst Dean of Research SMU Dedman School of Law

Nathan Cortez JD on FDA Regulation of Mobile Health Technologies

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August 28, 2014

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Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, Technology in healthcare:

One of the hottest topics in mHealth is FDA Regulation – Listen to this TDWI podcast as Nathan Cortez, JD, a leading expert in field, addresses the issues.

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Joseph Kvedar, MD, Founder & Director of the Center for Connected Health

Connected Health as a Therapeutic

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August 11, 2014

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Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals:

I heard the other day that by 2017, 50% of the pharmacy spend in the U.S. will be on specialty pharmacy.

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Vinod Kholsa, Founder, Kholsa Ventures

Entrepreneurs: Vinod Khosla Answers Your Questions

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July 29, 2014

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Digital health, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, SV Health 2.0:

Video: Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures answers entrepreneurs questions for almost an hour at 7/2014 Health 2.0 Silicon Valley in Sunnyvale, Cal. Fun & informative.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

FDA continues to detail types of mHealth apps it will not regulate

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June 20, 2014

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POLICY:

Since issuing its mobile medical applications guidance, the FDA has offered a number of clarifying statements, intended to give the regulated community a clearer idea of whether and when to expect any particular mHealth application to be considered a device.

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Craig Frederichs, MBCHB, MBA, Head of Health, GSM Association

GSMA: MegaTelecom Meets Healthcare

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June 17, 2014

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Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, Wireless Health, WLSA 2014 Convergence Summit:

Craig Frederichs MBCHB, head of health for the GSM Association describes opportunities for collaboration with mobile health innovators.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

FDASIA Health IT Report Issued; Comments Welcomed on Three-Agency Approach

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April 8, 2014

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IT:

The FDA, the FCC and ONC issued a long-awaited joint report with a proposed strategy and recommendations for a risk-based framework for regulation of Health IT.

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Calorie Intake: The Last Mile for Truly Connected Health

Calorie Intake: The Last Mile for Truly Connected Health

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March 19, 2014

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IT:

Somewhere around December or January, my weight, seemingly suddenly, jumped a couple of pounds.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

HIPAA compliance audits coming; bits of detail emerge. Get ready now!

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February 26, 2014

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Once those questionnaires hit the street, the full force of OCR will not be far behind. In light of the latest multimillion dollar HIPAA penalty — this one levied by the Puerto Rican government against an organization that might actually be around long enough to cough up the big bucks, as opposed to Cignet (and there’s no telling what OCR might do in addition to that) — let’s just say it behooves all covered entities and busienss associates out there that have not yet put their house in order from a HIPAA/HITECH compliance perspective to do so now.

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Health Care Business Models in Transition Open Doors for Connected Health

Health Care Business Models in Transition Open Doors for Connected Health

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February 26, 2014

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PROVIDERS:

What an amazing time to be a champion of new health care delivery models. Three megatrends are driving change at a pace that I only wished for 20 years ago.

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Mobile Apps for Chronic Cancer Patients

Mobile Apps for Chronic Cancer Patients

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February 21, 2014

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Wireless Health:

Which apps can be used by chronic cancer patients to help them with their illness and overall health?

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