Post Tagged with: "Mobile health"

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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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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POLICY:

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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Countdown to HiMSS14: The Social Media Ambassadors

Countdown to HiMSS14: The Social Media Ambassadors

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February 17, 2014

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IT:

Most recently we chatted with Lucian Iancovici, MD, investment manager forQualcomm Ventures Fund, who led the investment in @PracticeFusion, co-led @FitBit and participated in both @Clear_Careand @TelCare rounds.

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Making Health Addictive: Employ Subliminal Messaging

Making Health Addictive: Employ Subliminal Messaging

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February 4, 2014

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IT:

Since strategy is not much use without a tactical component, I turn my attention in this post to tactics. My current working model includes three tactics: Employ subliminal messaging, Use unpredictable rewards and Use the sentinel effect. Today’s post focuses on the first of those three, subliminal messaging.

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Health IT Wisdom at the End of 2013 and Start of 2014

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January 3, 2014

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IT:

With new developments over the past year in the realms of telehealth, mobile health and health data privacy and security, and opportunities for accountable care organizations, integration of connected health and implementation of HIPAA compliance plans, there is plenty of material for prognosticators.

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Joan Justice, Moderator, HealthWorks Collective

Gene-RADAR Can Test for Viruses in Remote Locations

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December 26, 2013

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Innovation/innovative companies, IT, PROVIDERS, Wireless Health:

Nanobiosym is a company that uses physics and medicine to fight disease. Dr. Anita Goel, a physicist and a physician, brought her two areas of expertise together to develop Nanobiosym’s first product, Gene-RADAR, a customizable virus-detection device that is portable and fast.

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