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Setting an Example: Do You Text and Drive? Part 2

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As we move ever closer to AIDS 2012, my workload as director of AIDS.gov has increased dramatically. Given the flood of e-mail and text messages I get every day, I have felt a great temptation to look at my Blackberry and my iPhone while driving. Even my laptop—which is always nearby—can send that siren song:…

Devices vs. Content: Lessons from SXSW Interactive

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Each year at South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW), a theme or trend emerges that defines the year, a touchstone that marks an up-and-coming application or idea. Past SXSW conferences have seen platforms like Twitter and Foursquare launched, and these applications have gone on to become cornerstones of the social media landscape. Throughout the week, many…

Protecting Privacy and Building Trust as Mobile and Online Health Evolve

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Co-authored by Lygeia Ricciardi, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT The healthcare system is going digital at a fast clip. In the last two years, the number of hospitals using electronic health records has more than doubled to 35%–and the majority of remaining hospitals say they have near-term plans to do so.  While…

Seizing the Mobile Opportunity: The Health Resources and Services Administration Experience

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HRSA Find a Health Center Mobile App

Have you or your clients used your phone to find a community health center? Did you know there’s an app for that? In 2011, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released their “Find a Health Center”  mobile app. Simply type in a ZIP code or select “my current location” and click the ‘Find Centers’…

mHealth Innovation and Developers Challenges

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Mobile phones and devices are becoming increasingly integral to everything we do – banking, shopping, navigating, and learning have all gone mobile. With the rise of mobile tech, there is awesome opportunity to focus the attention of developers on health needs that can be addressed with mobile!  Last July, HHS CTO Todd Park announced the…

The Mobile Opportunity

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The mobile revolution is upon us. Not only do the American people go online to pay bills, buy tickets and stay connected to their friends, but they are also adopting smart mobile technology at an incredible rate. This is changing the way we interact, the way we consume and the way we work. To fundamentally change the…

Be Safe – Mobile!

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Earlier this week, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), an independent federal agency charged with promoting transportation safety, voted unanimously to recommend a nationwide ban on the nonemergency use of portable electronic devices (other than those designed to support the driving task) for all drivers. Specifically, the NTSB has called on all states and the District…

Recapping the 2011 mHealth Conference

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The 3rd Annual mHealth Summit took place from December 6-8 at the Gaylord Convention Center near Washington, DC. The summit presented by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health brings together developers, health care professionals,  and government officials to talk about the science and the promise of mobile health technologies. Secretary of Health and…