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ACR Requests Information on EHR Technology Data Sharing Costs and ‘Information Blocking’

A s part of last month’s FY 2015 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act efforts, Congress directed the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) to decertify products that “proactively block the sharing of information” and to report back to Congress on the extent of the problem, including an estimate of the number of vendors, hospitals, or providers who “block information.” An example of “blocking information” could be when a hospital or EHR vendor prohibits, discourages, or excessively charges for appropriate and secure exchange between referring providers’ systems and those of unaffiliated radiology practices. 143 more words


#UCLmHealth conference - day 1

Today I attended the first day of the mhealth conference at University College London on ‘How can mobile technology improve health in low and middle income countries?’. 441 more words

The cultural specificity of digital health technologies

Digital health technologies configure a certain type of practising medicine and public health, a certain type of patient or lay person and a specific perspective on the human body. 668 more words

Deborah Lupton

mHealth Can Streamline Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are crucial to validating interventions for health care treatments. A major stumbling block to organizing trials is recruitment and retention of enrollees.  Remote monitoring tools may overcome this obstacle.  29 more words


HIMSS mobile IT survey

Take the HIMSS mobile IT survey here!

Completing the survey qualifies you to participate in a drawing, the winner of which will be given the choice of a Samsung Galaxy, Apple iPhone 6 or iPad Mini, and $500 either in the form of a Visa gift card or donation to the charity of your choosing.

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Personal Health Data and the Doctor-Patient Relationship: Are We Missing Something?

Blog post by Joe Babaian

In 2014, the #hcldr tag was used over 148K times with an average of 17 tweets every hour, of every day, all year – … 696 more words

Healthcare Leadership

Electronic skin glucose monitor successful in proof-of-concept studies.

Nanoengineers at the University of California have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. 691 more words