Connected Care

Patients with mental health conditions had positive perceptions about electronic medical records (EMRs) and physician clinical notes after being given full access to their records, according to a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine.

In a viewpoint article recently published in JAMA, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School physicians David W. Bates, MD, Adam Landman, MD, and David M. Levine, MD, argue the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should develop regulatory policies that ensure the safety and effectiveness of mobile apps.

Penn Medicine recently launched its initiative to “transform” EHRs by making them smarter, streamlined and more interactive—with the ultimate goal of easing the work of clinicians, expediting care and creating the best patient outcomes.

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie and Department of Defense Secretary James Mattis have pledged to align their efforts as the agencies roll out a new electronic health record (EHR) system.

A new version of Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa may be able to detect when its user is sick, according to a report by the Daily Telegraph.

People living with diabetes may soon have a noninvasive option for monitoring their blood glucose levels after a new device was proven to be just as effective as a finger prick test.

Flo Health, creator of the popular Flo app, and biopharmaceutical company Myovant Sciences are partnering together to create a digital tool that screens women for heavy menstrual bleeding.

Cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) company eClinicalWorks has been approved to integrate with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Blue Button 2.0 application programming interface (API).

Telehealth models are just as effective as in-person visits with physicians when treating patients with psoriasis.

Cerner has selected its team to help implement a new electronic health record (EHR) system for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Physicians at the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will now have access to a mobile tool that monitors patients' progress during pregnancy.

Respiratory tract infection (RTI) patients who were prescribed antibiotics during virtual visits rated their physicians better than patients who weren’t prescribed any antibiotics.