What do the most innovative doctors and nurses really think about the new wave of medical technology?
How much would you donate to charity to have a private pitch meeting with your favorite venture capitalist?
Nurses and doctors are consumers too. They experience consumer technology in their personal lives and are starting to demand it within the hospital walls.
Verizon is the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the U.S., and the company is using its extensive network and resources to impact health care.
According to a survey of 5,000 practicing doctors, many physicians are nervous about their ability to make money in the coming year, thanks to technology complexities, health care reform, and other issues.
ConsultingMD offers patients the opportunity to consult a leading medical expert for a second opinion -- and receive a detailed response in about 48 hours.
The term "patient engagement" is often discussed as a vital component of health industry innovation, but rarely explained. There's just one thing many experts agree on: Patients are not well-engaged with their own health care.
PokitDok, Caremerge, MangoHealth, Asthmapolis, and Allayo are our picks for HealthBeat 2013's 5 coolest consumer apps.
Aetna plans to launch an app to help motivate you to exercise, track your fitness and nutrition, and keep an eye on your medical data.
Despite the obvious flexibility and cost savings of cloud technologies, health care providers are treading carefully -- largely because of security concerns.
Radiology images and lab results are traditionally moved using paper, CD-Roms, or USBs. Surescripts, a leading platform for electronic prescriptions, is leveraging its network of 500K physicians to modernize this area of health care.
"We have all this patient information that doesn't reside anywhere else," said Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard on stage at HealthBeat.
AirStrip has an ambitious goal: To cut through the incompatibilities clogging up the free flow of medical information between doctors and nurses.
Partners at Sequoia, Norwest Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers discuss health industry trends and what they look for in potential investments.
On stage today at HealthBeat 2013, Dr. Ivor Horn of the National Children's Medical Center and Asthmapolis president Mark Gehring spoke about the potential for 'mHealth' to reach underserved populations and help them take control over their health.
Developers may be hesitant to build apps based on health data because of security compliance roadblocks, but it seems there's a workaround way to get HIPAA on your side.
Before health care providers can handle "big data," they first need to learn how to deal with small data.
The goal is to move continuing medical education, known as "CME," to an online space so that it's not confined to auditoriums and conference halls.
Digital technology is fundamentally transforming the practice of medicine, but Dr. David Levin, the Chief Medical Information Officer at the Cleveland Clinic, said this is still unchartered territory.
"Think of it like a smart rifle. You have a smart car; you got a smartphone; well, now we have a smart rifle," company President Jason Schauble says.