Three Big Questions for Stage 3 & Patient Engagement

Chilmark Research

For many, the delay of Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use program evoked a collective sigh of relief, providing a much-needed extra year to focus on the challenging requirements for patient engagement and interoperability.

Who will regulate mHealth? Patient Engagement at Crossroads; New Alliance Takes On Interoperability

Chilmark Research

mHealth, known for rapid innovation and iteration, has a tendency to buck at the snail’s pace of FDA regulation. This could herald a new age of credibility for mHealth. The post Who will regulate mHealth?

The The Five Biggest Areas of Opportunity for Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

Electronic health records (EHRs) and personal fitness trackers have helped create awareness through use. According to most recent statistics from the Office of the National Coordinator, use of EHRs has increased from 20% in 2004 to 87% in 2015. These processes include learning (the acquisition of information and rules for using the information), reasoning (using the rules to reach approximate or definite conclusions), and self-correction. ”

FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

patterns acquired from a processor like an electrocardiogram that use analytical functionalities to make treatment recommendations. The draft Cures Act Guidance follows the legislative language calling on the agency to clarify that its jurisdiction does not extend to so-called lifestyle apps, so long as they are not designed for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of a disease or condition.

#PGHD: Buzzword to Business

Chilmark Research

Meaningful Use’s Stage Three requirements, while still far from complete, will offer the most definitive guidelines for incorporation of this data into the healthcare enterprise.

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Branding, Cheerleading, and even some Progress

Chilmark Research

Several speakers commented cautiously on these developments, stressing that ease of use and automation is the key to sustained traction among patients. Taking a pulse of the folks we met with here, virtually everyone is looking beyond Meaningful Use for future product development.

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FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

patterns acquired from a processor like an electrocardiogram that use analytical functionalities to make treatment recommendations. The draft Cures Act Guidance follows the legislative language calling on the agency to clarify that its jurisdiction does not extend to so-called lifestyle apps, so long as they are not designed for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of a disease or condition.

FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

patterns acquired from a processor like an electrocardiogram that use analytical functionalities to make treatment recommendations. The draft Cures Act Guidance follows the legislative language calling on the agency to clarify that its jurisdiction does not extend to so-called lifestyle apps, so long as they are not designed for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of a disease or condition.

FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

patterns acquired from a processor like an electrocardiogram that use analytical functionalities to make treatment recommendations. The draft Cures Act Guidance follows the legislative language calling on the agency to clarify that its jurisdiction does not extend to so-called lifestyle apps, so long as they are not designed for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of a disease or condition.

FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

patterns acquired from a processor like an electrocardiogram that use analytical functionalities to make treatment recommendations. The draft Cures Act Guidance follows the legislative language calling on the agency to clarify that its jurisdiction does not extend to so-called lifestyle apps, so long as they are not designed for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of a disease or condition.

Don't miss the Health IT Summit in New York City by iHT2

Medicine and Technology

Areas of discussion will include: Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange, Telehealth, Accountable Care, mHealth, Cloud Computing, and more.

The Year 2014 in Review

eHealth

There were several other chapter meetings, chapter leader institute, meaningful use meeting and the Nursing Informatics Institute, all well delivered HIMSS events. In December, I returned to the HIMSS mHealth Summit in DC. I also enjoyed the international flavor of the conference, especially the African representatives discussing ways to use mHealth to address the Ebola crisis. 2014 was my first full year with HIMSS in consumer health and full of opportunity.

What is MHD beyond XDS-on-FHIR?

Healthcare Exchange Standards

At that time, IHE only had the XDS solution, which is based on Web-Services using SOAP, SAML, and ebRegistry. However this solution is very hard to use if one is using programming tools more common on lightweight systems such as Mobile.

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