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2012-03-12 10:26:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continua Health Alliance, the international industry organization dedicated to advancing personal connected health by promoting end-to-end, plug-and-play connectivity of personal health devices and establishing industry standards for interoperability, today announced two new certifications for mobile health technologies. Vignet, Inc., a Continua member company, was certified by Continua for its iPhone Mobile Manager, the first solution for Apple...

2012-03-06 07:04:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There are numerous challenges around getting consumers interested in using Web-based personal health records (PHRs). Still, consumer adoption is steadily growing due to greater awareness of the value of PHRs, increased use of electronic health records by physicians and hospitals, and new mobile technology tools that enhance PHR usability and functionality. While it has been a bumpy ride for numerous large and small technology...

2012-02-21 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the nation's largest health information technology (IT) conference, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2012, serving as the backdrop today in Las Vegas, a new study by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions indicates physicians are not using IT broadly to engage patients. No more than 20 percent of doctors are providing online scheduling or test results for their patients and just 6 percent are using social media to...

2012-02-15 13:59:00

"Making IT Meaningful: How Consumers Value and Trust Health IT" Is Unprecedented Consumer Survey on Health IT WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more and more consumers see their doctors using electronic health records (EHRs), trust in doctors is high and patients have confidence that health information technology (health IT) can improve the quality and coordination of care. Those with online access to their own medical records are especially supportive of...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

Smartphone app lets patients conveniently schedule appointments, look up symptoms and access medical information on the go Pikesville, MD and Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 More than 75% of Americans want online access to their doctors as well as the ability to request appointments online, according to a recent Intuit Health survey. In reponse to this growing trend, Doctors Express — Pikesville today announced a mobile appointment setting feature through a partnership with the...

2012-01-30 15:07:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is challenging students nationwide to develop solutions that radically improve healthcare outcomes by using information technology to improve patient engagement with health care providers. Led by the Smith School's Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), the "Innovate 4 Healthcare Challenge" will culminate in an April 20, 2012 final...

2012-01-24 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente already has the largest electronic medical record system in the world. Today, the health care organization announced that 9 million Kaiser Permanente patients now can easily access their own medical information anywhere in the world on mobile devices through a mobile-optimized website. Kaiser Permanente has released a new app for Android devices, and users of other mobile devices, including the iPhone, can also get...

2012-01-17 08:36:00

Miller will present key learnings from MedAllies' Direct HISP Solution that helps providers improve care using diverse EHR systems FISHKILL, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By providing vital clinical information to care providers as patients transition across care environments, Direct technology will transform health care delivery resulting in improved quality, decreased costs, increased care efficiency and greater patient satisfaction. That's the message Holly...

2012-01-05 15:10:29

Although personal health records are now securely accessible online to a large and growing number of individuals, little research has been conducted on opinions about their ease of use. A new study recruited patients into a human-computer interaction laboratory to determine the user experience for several popular functions of the Department of Veterans Affairs' My HealtheVet, the most widely disseminated personal health record system in the United States. The study appears in a supplement...

2011-12-27 08:00:00

Leading healthcare application makes monitoring your health even easier in the New Year Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 The leading consumer healthcare technology platform iTriage® today announced an integration of Microsoft HealthVault personal healthcare record (PHR) into its iPhone mobile application. This connection enables iTriage users to view and access their records stored within Microsoft HealthVault, right from the palm of their hand. More than three million people have...