Standardizing Medicine's Technical Footprint
What would it look like if the government took a more active role in setting standards for health IT?
What Can Smartphone Apps Cure?
Even the high-tech world of medical smartphone apps isn't immune to false claims and quackery.
The ongoing fight between science and vaccine deniers is having an effect on public health.
Mobile Health Applications Show Great Promise for the Management of Chronic Illnesses
Mobile health applications show great promise for the management of chronic illnesses like diabetes.
Should Severely Obese Children be Placed under Protective Custody?
A recent article in JAMA suggested that children at risk for morbid obesity due to poor parenting may be candidates for state protective services.
Is Google's New Social Media Offering a Facebook Killer?
Are you one of the lucky ones who has received an early invite to join Google+?
What Is the Next Hot Market for Medical Devices?
There is a growing number of patients who don't have chronic diseases but who need high-tech monitoring devices and other medical technology.
Cyberchondria, Telehealth, and Online Consultations
New telehealth technologies and greater access to online consultations may mean we'll soon see the last of "Dr. Google."
The Social Media List for Physicians
Check out this collection of social media sites for physicians.
Maybe You Can Use Your New Phone for Video Conferencing with Patients
T-Mobile is offering credit for smartphone trade-ins, which is may be good news for Skype mobile users who are looking to upgrade their hardware.
Amazon Faces Off with Apple during Mental Health Month
Will you soon be able to download mental health patient education resources to Amazon's new Android-powered tablet PC?
Technology, Cyberbullying, and Teen Suicide
Without proper guidance and monitoring, teens and adolescents who use social media tools are frequently the targets of bullying.
EHR Attestation Period Begins
The EHR reporting period in which private practices and health care facilities can collect data to demonstrate meaningful use began this week.
Big Changes in Health Care: ACOs, Mobile Apps, and Nanotechnology
Competition in the market is giving us new technologies to monitor ECG data and fight MRSA, as well as big paydays for ACO consultants.
Roundup: National Autism Month and a Cultural Shift in Medicine
April is National Autism Month, plus a recent newspaper article explains why young physicians are opting out of the rat race.
EMRs, the Cost of Healthcare, and Patient Privacy
Will greater use of EMRs and other health IT solutions force patients and providers to choose between convenience and privacy?
Wireless EEG for Neurological Research in Pediatrics
Wireless EEG headset could be used in research on neurological disorders to provide data on subjects' subconscious responses in real time.
The Apple iPad 2 Is Here!
Apple unveiled the iPad 2 today. It has a slimmer, lighter design, a video camera, and a faster processor.
Learning the Hard Way to Watch What You Say on Twitter and Facebook
Does comfort level affect physicians' judgment with regard to how they use Twitter and other social media tools and what information they communicate?
Personal Genetic Testing Raises Interest and Worry among Parents
The fast-growing market for personal genetic testing has many experts worried about privacy, misleading results, and other issues.
A New Approach to E-learning for Physicians
New e-learning technologies offer expanded CME opportunities for busy physicians.
The National Children's Study and Health IT News
A roundup of news on MRSA treatment guidelines, the National Children's Study, the upcoming HIMSS conference, and more.
The Expanding Android Market
Much of the excitement from CES 2011 was over the latest batch of tablet PCs that run on Android.
What's in Store for Health Care in 2011?
What does 2011 have in store for patients and physicians? Gaze into my crystal ball...
Anti-drug Websites for Kids: If You Build It, Will They Come?
Are social networking sites and other online resources useful tools in the fight against adolescent drug and alcohol abuse?
Will Android Phones and Tablets Soon overtake the iPhone and iPad?
The debut of the tablet version of Google's Android Honeycomb was the big story coming out of the D: Dive Into Mobile conference.
The iPad May Soon Have Competitors in the Health Care Market
Although Apple made the first move and captured physicians' hearts with the iPad, new suitors from BlackBerry and others may soon come a-courtin'.
Health Care IT Takes to the Clouds
As health care companies, hospitals, and practices look for ways to get out of the software business, cloud computing assumes a more prominent role.
Energy Drinks and Underage Drinking
Have you talked with your patients about the potential dangers of high-caffeine, high-alcohol fusion drinks?
The Elections and Health Care Reform
What effect will Republican gains in the US House and Senate, and even larger gains in state legislatures, have on the current health care reform law?
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