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Payer, 3 providers collaborate on mobile care effort in Charlotte

A health information exchange is enabling three healthcare organizations to coordinate care provided to needy patients in 2 mobile units deployed in Charlotte, N.C. The organizations have formed ONE Charlotte Health Alliance and acquired two mobile health units that will offer medical, dental and behavioral health services to residents in public health high-priority areas of… Read More »

Mobile app for pacemaker patients trims need for monitors

Medtronic is marketing a mobile app for patients with pacemakers that communicates with patients’ smartphones and tablet devices. The MyCareLink Heart app securely sends device data to the Medtronic CareLink network, which can eliminate the need for remote monitoring hardware, according to the vendor, which manufactures biomedical engineering devices and technology. “The mobile app is… Read More »

Recent cyber guidance from HHS ignores the mobile threat

Many phishing attacks now are facilitated by the widespread use of mobile devices, Bob Stevens says. Voluntary cybersecurity guidelines that the Department of Health and Human Services recently issued are a good start, but they neglect a major cybersecurity risk—the pervasive use of mobile devices. That’s a big worry to Bob Stevens, vice president of… Read More »