Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

The current issue of the Annals of Family Medicine includes two articles that deal with mental health and information technology. There are many assumptions about mental health in the age of digital health, so perhaps the findings of this research. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient Experience

Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

The current issue of the Annals of Family Medicine includes two articles that deal with mental health and information technology. There are many assumptions about mental health in the age of digital health, so perhaps the findings of this research. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient Experience

The Growth of Emerging Consumer Electronics Categories Adds to Digital Health Platforms

Health Populi

Of the $401 billion that will flow through retailers for consumer technology products, many of the fastest-emerging categories will play a role as platforms for health and medical care at home and in wearable tech.

Litesprite's mobile videogame improves self-reported mental health in small trial

Mobi Health News

A small, 6-week retrospective study published in JMIR mHealth and uHealth found that a behavior health-focused videogame developed by digital health company Litesprite improved self-reported measures of depression, anxiety, and confidence in coping skills

Five mobile apps that are reshaping mental health care

Waracle

When it comes to mental health, the needs and challenges of those needing support are very different. According to MIND , in the UK approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem every year. Security & Mental Health Apps.

Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry. We’ve been SMAC’ed, and Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2019 believes we’re in a post-digital era ripe with opportunity.

mHealth guide to Mobile World Congress 2019

mHealth Insight

Last year mHealth fell off the radar for the GSMA and there was no mHealth content at the world’s biggest mobile industry conference and exhibition (held annually in Barcelona – [link]. Best Mobile Innovation for Health and BioTech c. CEO, Health.

Study from the USA finds that Mental Health Patients trust Apple & Google more than their Doctors

mHealth Insight

“Study: Majority of mental health patients would consider giving clinicians access to phone behaviors, locations” MobiHealthNews ( Patient Willingness to Consent to Mobile Phone Data Collection for Mental Health Apps: Structured Questionnaire ).

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. The NIDA of the NIH has a group of evidence-based screening tools for adolescents and adults to be used by health professionals. The classification of substance abuse as a chronic condition by the ACA has implications with regards to digital health.

Five Public Health Needs for Digital Health Technology

The Digital Health Corner

Digital health technology has seen an incredible growth in the last few years, fueled by a combination of consumerization of wearable technologies, ubiquity of mobile devices, proliferation of technology incubators, attention by government health and regulatory agencies and involvement of large companies heretofore not focused on healthcare. The fastest path to widespread adoption of these technologies is the application to the most pressing public health needs.

“It’s 2018, and We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Healthcare Apps Work”

mHealth Insight

mHealth Insights. “What was the promise of reduced admissions and improved health outcomes in patients? “Usage of mobile devices in healthcare is basically what mHealth is” Incorrect. “Scarce evidence for mobile app (mHealth).

9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

Reuters Health: Telemedicine surging in US but still uncommon

mHealth Insight

In the real world successful mHealth applications were commonplace in 2009. “To see whether these laws translate to more use of telemedicine, researchers examined private health insurance claims data from 2005 to 2017 from OptumLabs Data Warehouse.

March 2019 Telemedicine News

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

How Telehealth Is Improving Healthcare for Veterans

InTouch Health

Suicide, mental health, PTSD, and numerous chronic conditions are common among United States veterans. The 2016-17 program gave mHealth-enabled tablets to some 6,750 veterans in rural areas across the country. Each tablet came with remote patient monitoring and virtual visit capabilities, and some veterans received additional mHealth devices such as a blood pressure monitor or weight scale.

New mothers to be offered NHS counselling by Skype to tackle post-natal depression

mHealth Insight

Laura Donnelly, Health Editor at the Telegraph reports on how new mothers will be offered counselling by Skype under NHS plans to tackle post-natal depression. mHealth & Pregnancy: From SMS to Apps & Beyond what are the opportunities?

Three Trends Shaping the Future of Telehealth

Advanced Medical Reviews

Comprised mostly of remote patient monitoring, video conferencing, mobile health and the electronic transmission of medical information via a secure transmission, telehealth is commonly used in the medical fields of dermatology, urology, chronic disease, intensive care and mental health.

Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

The Rapid Expansion of School-Based Telehealth Programs

InTouch Health

The program, which went into effect at the beginning of the school year, features telemedicine stations where students can connect with a mental health counselor without leaving campus. Once the session is complete, the parent or guardian will be able to access a summary of the session using the mHealth app. Hundreds of children have since sought referrals to mental health counselors, including those seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Why telemedicine and remote patient monitoring demand will skyrocket in 2019

Redox

If you were to ask someone on the street what they consider the most impactful digital health innovation over the last five years, there’s a good chance their response would be, “telemedicine”. Store-and-forward (asynchronous) video conferencing: transmission of a recorded health history to a health practitioner, usually a specialist. Mobile health (mHealth) : health care and public health information provided through mobile devices.

The future of healthcare: our vision for digital, data and technology in health and care

mHealth Insight

The UK’s Department of Health & Social Care has issued a fascinating Policy Paper on The future of healthcare: our vision for digital, data and technology in health and care. mHealth Insights. And, in the NHS, we have the world’s biggest health institution.

Apple’s Health Records App: A Ripple or a Roar?

mHealth Insight

This blog post by Dr Joe Kvedar reflecting on Apple’s Health Record announcement makes for interesting reading ( I’m very optimistic about what this means for Patients and Carers ). mHealth Insight.

Voice Health Summit Spotlight 2018

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Since the year 2000, the health technology industry has evolved from websites (e.g. patient portals) to mobile applications (mhealth) and now to voice and conversational assistants. Voice Health in Action. Senior Living & Home Health.

Seven Market Trends

LinkousThink

One quarter of all Americans, 73 million patients, are now covered under a managed care health insurance program. A series of vendors have sprung up to do just that for stroke care, mental health, hospitalist and intensivist services, and dermatology. On a smaller scale, intensivists at Inova Health System in Virginia are based out of a corporate office building and provide remote ICU services to 122 ICU beds throughout northern Virginia.