Ashley Gold

Ashley Gold

<p>Ashley Gold is an Associate Editor for <em>FierceHealthcare</em>, <em> FierceHealthIT</em> and <em>FierceMobileHealthcare</em>. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was a metro reporter for the <em>Reading Eagle</em> in Reading, PA and a communications associate for DC nonprofit The Israel Project. She is a print journalism graduate of Penn State University, where she spent all of her time at the university&#39;s newspaper, <em>The Daily Collegian</em>. Gold has interned for <em>The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review</em> and <em>The Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh</em> and has contributed to various other publications. She lives in Washington, DC and enjoys live independent music, magazines, coffee, trying new restaurants and spinning. She can be reached at <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a>.</p&gt;

Stories by Ashley Gold

Improving care transitions for pediatric asthma patients

Ivor Horn, M.D., an emergency medical physician at Children&#39;s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., has her sights set on creating truly patient-centered technology with mobile solutions. She and fellow physicians at Children&#39;s are focusing on at-risk children and adolescents with asthma--and the stress and confusion that caring for those children that can cause parents.

3 mobile technologies to aid care transitions

Mobile healthcare technology has grown by leaps and bounds--and devices, technologies and applications are becoming ever more sophisticated and targeted to specific care goals, whether it&#39;s improving patient flow, educating and engaging patients or preventing readmissions.The following technologies all address care transitions in different ways.

Medical device safety: A path forward

The medical device community is far behind other fields in its ability to alert patients about safety concerns--there&#39;s no national system that identifies concerns about things like implantable devices and glucose meters, according toGregory Daniel, managing director for evidence development and innovation, at the Brookings Institution&#39;sEngelberg Center for Health Care Reform.