Our Mobile Health Data: Shared, Identifiable, and Privacy-Deprived

Health Populi

As more mobile app users — consumers, patients, and caregivers — use these handy digital health tools, much of the data we share can be re-identified and monetized by third parties well beyond those we believe we’re sharing with. This compromised health data privacy scenario comes out of research published this month in the BMJ , Data sharing practices of medicines related apps and the mobile ecosystem: traffic, content, and network analysis.

Health Consumers Value Sharing and Downloading Health Data, But Privacy Concerns Remain

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are growing their health IT muscles and literacy, accelerated in the coronavirus pandemic. adults 18 and over to determine peoples’ perspectives on personal health information in light of their pandemic era experiences. People in the U.S.

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Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

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Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools. Yet with that bullish supply side of digital health, there was a marked decline in peoples’ use of them in the past two years, found by Accenture in their latest health consumer survey, Digital is Transforming Health, So Why is Consumer Adoption Stalling? Use of mobile apps to track personal health activity fell from nearly 1 in 2 consumers to 1 in 3.

Despite Greater Digital Health Engagement, Americans Have Worse Health and Financial Outcomes Than Other Nations’ Health Citizens

Health Populi

The idea of health care consumerism isn’t just an American discussion, Deloitte points out in its 2019 global survey of healthcare consumers report, A consumer-centered future of health. 85% of these patients believe health care costs in general are “too high.”

U.S. Consumer Adoption of Apps To Manage Chronic Conditions, Health and Fitness Activities

Healthcare IT Today

A solid minority of American consumers are adopting mobile health apps to manage chronic conditions or maintain their health and fitness, according to a new survey conducted by Redox. Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Chronic Disease Management Apps Health And Fitness Apps mHealth Mobile Health App Users Mobile Health Apps Mobile Health Data Privacy Mobile Health Data Security Redox

Health Consumers Keen to Share and Download Data, But Privacy Remains a Concern

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are growing their health IT muscles and literacy, accelerated in the coronavirus pandemic. adults 18 and over to determine peoples’ perspectives on personal health information in light of their pandemic era experiences. consumers’ adoption of digital health technology stalled.

New Effort Uses Smartphone Data Collection To Track COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

The project builds on the university’s long-term experience using mobile apps to collect health data from a far-flung base of users.

Most Health Consumers Expect Technology To Play a Larger Role As Tech-Angst & Privacy Concerns Grow

Health Populi

As technology continues to re-shape consumers’ experiences and expectations with health/care, retail, travel and work, peoples’ concerns about data privacy are also growing as observed by a 2020 consumer trends forecast from GlobalWebIndex, Connecting the dots. Note that the data discussed in this post include responses from consumers residing in both the U.S. The ability to access all of my health information online, 51%. A digital health assistant (eg.,

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

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At #CES2020, exhibitors in the health/care ecosystem will go well beyond wearable devices for tracking steps and heart rate. I’ve also scheduled get-togethers with pharma and life science folks, health plan people, and execs from consumer health companies. Food-tech for health.

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

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Furthermore, voice technologies are “making noise,” according to Deloitte in A New Era in Mobile Continues, the 2018 Global Mobile Consumer Survey : US Edition. I’ve mined the US data of this global survey to divine insights for health/care.

Addressing Health Equity Must Include Digital Equity Beyond Access To Medical Services and Insurance

Health Populi

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes patients’ control of personal health information. ONC rules issues in March 2020 called for more patient-facing health tools and apps to bolster health consumer engagement and empowerment. revealed many weakness in the American health care system, one of which has been health inequities faced by millions of people — especially black Americans, who have sustained higher rates morbidity and mortality for COVID-19.

The Promise of Digital Health and the Privacy Perils – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 4

Health Populi

The supply side of digital health tools and tech is growing at a hockey-stick pace. There are mobile apps and remote health monitors, digital therapeutics and wearable tech from head-to-toe. Today in America, electronic health records (EHRs) are implemented in most physician offices and virtually all hospitals. Chapter 5 of my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen , details the promise of digital health: wearable, shareable and virtual.

The Heart of Health at CES 2020 – Evidence & Innovation Bridge Consumers and Doctors

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The digital health presence at CES 2020 is the fastest-growing segment of consumer technologies at the Show this year, increasing by 25% over 2019. One in two people would like to monitor stress and heart health, and 33% would like to monitor blood glucose levels.

A Health Future with Lyft and Uber as Patient Data Stewards: Rock Health’s 2019 Consumer Survey

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Patients searching online for health information and health care provider reviews is mainstream in 2019. Digital health tracking is now adopted by 4 in 10 U.S. Rock Health’s Digital Health Consumer Adoption Report for 2019 was developed in collaboration with the Stanford Medicine Center for Digital Health. Rock Health’s top-line findings were that: Patient-generated health data creates opportunity, and potential challenges.

Coming Soon… The New Mobile Age

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This is gratifying personally, but also brings in new audience members and broadens the discussion about connected health. Given the warm reception The Internet of Healthy Things received, I have also been working on a new book which we’ll release this fall at the Connected Health Conference. At this point, the manuscript is almost complete and The New Mobile Age will soon be in the hands of the printers. I have fallen behind on blogging over the last few months.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

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patients were offered online access to their health records by providers or insurers, and one-half of them accessed the EHR at least once in the last year. It takes a good nudge from a provider to motivate a patient to access online medical records, found by ONC in their latest research into consumers’ use of EHRs detailed in Individuals’ use of online medical records and technology for health needs , the ONC Data Brief No. Half of U.S.

What the Latest Pew Consumer Data Means for #HIMSS18

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points : Health is social: isolation is a social determinant for ill health. Social networks have been found to be very helpful for peer-to-peer healthcare, a concept that Susannah Fox unearthed when mining Pew survey data she analyzed when she led the organization’s pioneering work on the Internet’s growing role in healthcare. The post What the Latest Pew Consumer Data Means for #HIMSS18 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Oncology Patients experience a personalized journey with interventions and education for better care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Although some steps entail engaging with care staff at a hospital or clinic, most of the time patients are challenged with managing their disease on a daily basis away from the health system. To be proactive and stay aligned with patient needs, health systems must collect patient information (e.g. Dashboard displays demo data only. The TapCloud platform analyzes all the patient clinical and self- reported data in real time.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Let’s get some of those out of the way up front: The data is limited to PHR data (and there are plenty of apps and services that can show you your PHR data on your phone already, though maybe they can’t integrate data from multiple providers as seamlessly — but see point 3, below).

Providence Health’s Bot Grace engages and guides patients to the digital front door for care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

According to the 2019 Accenture Digital Health Consumer Survey , patient’s expectations are increasing for providers to offer digital capabilities. Providence Health’s Innovation team continuously monitors these trends to identify ways to deliver a better patient care experience. On the consumer side, Providence Health wants to stay aligned with their patient’s increasing expectations for service on demand.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. We spoke at the Connected Health conference in Boston, an annual get-together of innovators in digital health and healthcare transformation which has long been on my list of regular stops on the conference circuit. It is critical in terms of health and wellness. Health Data Answers […] article was originally published on HealthBlawg and.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. We spoke at the Connected Health conference in Boston, an annual get-together of innovators in digital health and healthcare transformation which has long been on my list of regular stops on the conference circuit. It is critical in terms of health and wellness. Some data-intensive areas like imaging and genomics are ripe for disruption using analytics.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. We spoke at the Connected Health conference in Boston, an annual get-together of innovators in digital health and healthcare transformation which has long been on my list of regular stops on the conference circuit. It is critical in terms of health and wellness. Some data-intensive areas like imaging and genomics are ripe for disruption using analytics.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Let’s get some of those out of the way up front: The data is limited to PHR data (and there are plenty of apps and services that can show you your PHR data on your phone already, though maybe they can’t integrate data from multiple providers as seamlessly — but see point 3, below).

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Let’s get some of those out of the way up front: The data is limited to PHR data (and there are plenty of apps and services that can show you your PHR data on your phone already, though maybe they can’t integrate data from multiple providers as seamlessly — but see point 3, below).

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Let’s get some of those out of the way up front: The data is limited to PHR data (and there are plenty of apps and services that can show you your PHR data on your phone already, though maybe they can’t integrate data from multiple providers as seamlessly — but see point 3, below).

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Let’s get some of those out of the way up front: The data is limited to PHR data (and there are plenty of apps and services that can show you your PHR data on your phone already, though maybe they can’t integrate data from multiple providers as seamlessly — but see point 3, below).

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Let’s get some of those out of the way up front: The data is limited to PHR data (and there are plenty of apps and services that can show you your PHR data on your phone already, though maybe they can’t integrate data from multiple providers as seamlessly — but see point 3, below).

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Let’s get some of those out of the way up front: The data is limited to PHR data (and there are plenty of apps and services that can show you your PHR data on your phone already, though maybe they can’t integrate data from multiple providers as seamlessly — but see point 3, below).

The Tyranny of Automation, with Mitchell Goldburgh, NTT Data Services at HIMSS 2018 — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

At HIMSS 2018, I spoke with Mitchell Goldburgh, Global Solutions Manager, Enterprise Imaging and Analytics Solutions, NTT Data Services. Twitter: @twitchell )He observed that one of the key challenges the healthcare system is struggling with is the adoption of new technology needed to address population health, both on the diagnostic end and on the care management end. There is some data there, just not accessible to the patient.”. Health Care Law and Consulting.

The Tyranny of Automation, with Mitchell Goldburgh, NTT Data Services at HIMSS 2018 — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

At HIMSS 2018, I spoke with Mitchell Goldburgh, Global Solutions Manager, Enterprise Imaging and Analytics Solutions, NTT Data Services. Twitter: @twitchell )He observed that one of the key challenges the healthcare system is struggling with is the adoption of new technology needed to address population health, both on the diagnostic end and on the care management end. There is some data there, just not accessible to the patient.”. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Intelligent, On- Demand Healthcare Concierge Provides Personalized Patient Experience

Consumer eHealth Engagement

It all started with a simple question one day, and grew into a trusted health relationship a few short months later. Sarah was comforted by the response and a bit intrigued when her Health Assistant Harriet introduced herself and explained that she is a resource to help her and her family with any of her health questions or concerns. She first learned from her employer about the Accolade platform and health advisor service last summer.

Dartmouth- Hitchcock’s ImagineCare Platform Leverages Wearables, Connected Health & Analytics for Personalized Patient Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), an innovative New England healthcare system with 1,000+ providers is committed to creating a “sustainable health system”, which proactively engages patients through new care models to achieve the triple aim. ImagineCare treats the patient holistically through the active and passive collection of a comprehensive set of patient data. With ImagineCare, the Provider and patient have a window into the latest health status for insight and action.

mHealth: A Game-Changer In Healthcare Industry

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The Healthcare industry is rapidly recognizing the benefits of mobility in health and fitness. Nowadays, mobile health represents an integrated system of health care in which health data become interoperable among doctors, patients, providers, and electronic records. Infact, sometimes it breaks down barriers and the stigma associated with seeking out health services. How Mobile health apps breathing life into digital wellness?

The Most Important Trends For Health in Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Report Aren’t About Health Care

Health Populi

The health care section of Mary Meeker’s 334-page annual report, Internet Trends 2019 , comprises 24 of those pages (270 through 293). These two dozen exhibits detail growing adoption of digital tech in health care, the growth of genomics and EHR adoption, examples of these tools from “A” (Apple) to “Z” (Zocdoc), and on the last page of that chapter, medical spending in the U.S., 2015 – Musings with Mary Meeker on the Digital/Health Nexus.

Ochsner Leverages Retail, Connected Health Tools & Apple Watch to Engage Consumers

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Milani with longtime patient Andres Rubiano, pilots Apple Watch During the last eighteen months, the Ochsner Health System has moved into new territory, meeting consumers where they are, from their OBar, a retail genius format to patient hypertension pilots with the Apple Watch to drive behavior change. “At the time, I noticed that a lot of people didn’t know much about the health apps and wearables or were fearful about how to use them.

Geisinger Drives Mobile Patient Engagement with Education through iBooks & iTunes University

Consumer eHealth Engagement

With the shift to value- based care, health systems are investing in mobile technologies to increase patient engagement and care quality while reducing the cost of care delivery. Geisinger, an award winning healthcare system based in the Mid-Atlantic with 12 hospitals and a 510K+ health plan, is a leader in patient engagement. Health (electronic) questionnaires for Lumbar Spine outcomes & medication reconciliation – These have been in place for a several years.

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As Workers’ Healthcare Costs Increase, Employers Look to Telehealth and Wearable Tech to Manage Cost & Health Risks

Health Populi

Family premiums for health insurance received at the workplace grew 5% in 2018: to $19,616, according to the 2018 KFF Employer Health Benefits Survey released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). Health benefits as a share of compensation have been stable for a decade.