Quarterly Thought Conference: mHealth Apps in Pregnancy

Telehealth Blog

Join Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, MSPH, FACOG, a board-certified Ob/Gyn and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC, as he leads a discussion for health care professionals on mHealth Apps in Pregnancy. April 17 at 1 PM CST.

mHealth for Paediatricians

mHealth Insight

We’ve had a request to produce a new module of the mHealth for Healthcare Professionals course ( that we originally developed for the Healthcare Informatics Society ) for Paediatricians and would like you to contribute, attend the meeting and suggest topics we should include.

mHealth Insights live from #HIMSS18

mHealth Insight

Chris plans to attend the following Conference tracks that have a mHealth focus: Monday 5 March (13:45pm Lando 4302): INTEGRATING DATA SOURCES TO SUPPORT CARE DELIVERY. Learning Objectives: Discuss the role of nurses in training patients to use new mHealth technologies.

Going beyond killer apps: building a better mHealth evidence base

mHealth Insight

mHealth Insights. “mHealth relates to the provision of health-related services via a mobile device. In the real world (as I wrote here in 2009) successful mHealth applications are already commonplace across the world.

What Do Tomorrow’s Doctors REALLY Think of mHealth Technology?

mHealth Insight

Nathan Ratner, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota and third-place finisher in last year’s Elsevier Hackathon in Finland, talks to Eric Wicklund at mHealth Intelligence, about the promise of mobile health technology. mHealth Insight.

Africa Is A Hotspot For Digital Health

The Medical Futurist

Novartis is also working on an mHealth pilot in Nairobi and Mombasa to understand the supply chain cycle better and build capabilities to ensure medicines reach patients in need.

Who will regulate mHealth? Patient Engagement at Crossroads; New Alliance Takes On Interoperability

Chilmark Research

mHealth, known for rapid innovation and iteration, has a tendency to buck at the snail’s pace of FDA regulation. This could herald a new age of credibility for mHealth. The post Who will regulate mHealth?

Protected: mHealth Insights from the 31st Politzer Society Meeting & 2nd Global Otology Research Forum

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

Health Populi

Half of U.S. 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. One in four of those offered online EHR access looked at them more than 3 times.

It’s mHealth but will it be a Revolution?

LinkousThink

The funny thing about “mHealth” is that it has taken on such a cult-like status among investors, industry and the media. Certainly the potential for the use of mHealth in the delivery of healthcare is huge and it may have an impact on other parts of healthcare such as chronic care management, emergency response services and the role and responsibilities of the consumer in their own health. The market for mHealth is still in its infancy.

A digital solution for sleep disorders

New Age Healthcare

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Connecting to Patients and Each Other through Technology

Mobile Health Matters

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2018: Shifting Healthcare’s Mindset to the Mobile Patient

Mobile Health Matters

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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

A digital solution for sleep disorders

New Age Healthcare

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Reflecting on IT’s Transformation of Healthcare

Mobile Health Matters

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Coming Soon… The New Mobile Age

The cHealth Blog

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Connected Health Conference: Digital Health’s Opportunity to Capture a Positive View of Aging

Chilmark Research

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Five Reasons why the FDA got it Right with Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

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Must listen JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Webcasts: Teladoc

ACO Watch

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Five Digital Health Imperatives for Patient Safety

The Digital Health Corner

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Diagnostic Accuracy Scores: Physicians 84%, Computer Algorithms 51%

E-CareManagement Blog

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Finally, Some Concrete Use Cases for Telehealth

Chilmark Research

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Bringing Digital Health to Those Who Need It Most

Chilmark Research

As an Accenture recently reported, a whopping two percent of hospital patients use mHealth solutions that hospitals have wasted millions of dollars developing or acquiring, in large part because patients don’t know how to use them – if they even know they exist at all.

The The Five Biggest Areas of Opportunity for Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

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Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

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A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

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Healthcare Consolidation: Opportunities for Digital Health Technology

The Digital Health Corner

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FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

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A Different Approach to Health App Curation

Chilmark Research

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Five Ways Digital Technologies can Address Cancer

The Digital Health Corner

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Digital Health Technologies for Alzheimer’s Disease

The Digital Health Corner

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Five Public Health Needs for Digital Health Technology

The Digital Health Corner

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Five Ways a Good Digital Health Registry Addresses Healthcare System Needs

The Digital Health Corner

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A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Digital Health Health care policy Health Insurance Health Law Health Reform Healthcare Innovation HIT mHealth Mobile health PHR Privacy SecurityIt was the best of times. It was the worst of times. We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Digital Health Health care policy Health Insurance Health Law Health Reform Healthcare Innovation HIT mHealth Mobile health PHR Privacy SecurityIt was the best of times. It was the worst of times. We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it.

mHealth13: Lots Going On, But Few New Developments

Chilmark Research

Another year, another mHealth Summit. However, despite some early hints of maturity, the mHealth Summit revealed the mobile healthcare market’s overall identity confusion. The FDA’s recent ruling on mHealth has caused more confusion than it has cleared up.

3 Real-World Reasons the Scripps Study Failed

Chilmark Research

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With Wristband, Google Entering Consumer Health on Its Own Terms

Chilmark Research

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Providers and Telehealth: Ready For One Another?

Chilmark Research

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