Quarterly Thought Conference: mHealth Apps in Pregnancy

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

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. Dr. DeNicola serves as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ (ACOG) Digital Health Expert and leads their current work on innovation as Vice Chair of the Telehealth Taskforce.

A New Health Literacy Pillar: Personal Data Stewardship

Health Populi

Alissa Knight , an expert on hacking and cybersecurity, conducted this research by first downloading 30 mHealth apps in collaboration with the companies, to do penetration testing of their apps and APIs.

Telemedicine, Telehealth, and mHealth Bolster Health Independence and Healthcare Related Quality of Life

Arizona Telemedicine Program

In healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, and mobile health (mHealth) technologies can help us maintain or improve our health more independently by enabling us to track our health, and access and connect with expert care from where we are. If you have a chronic health condition that can be monitored remotely, remote patient monitoring, a form of telehealth, gives you the freedom to spend more quality time at home and less time on the road and in your doctor’s waiting room

A New Era of Virtual Care Has Begun, Accenture Finds

Health Populi

Patients embraced virtual care and communications at very high rates in the first months of the pandemic, and want to continue to use telehealth platforms after the pandemic ends. Fully one-third of patients starting using each of these 3 telehealth modalities during COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Era Has Grown Health Consumer Demand for Virtual Care

Health Populi

One in two people said it would be likely they would use telehealth for behavioral health, which is a big move of the needle in a couple of ways: growing awareness of mental health need and demand in America, and with that a decline in the taboo of seeking care.

June 2019 Telehealth Industry Happenings


In June, telehealth and mHealth service offerings expanded around the nation. Another state joined others requiring parity in telehealth reimbursement, and much more. Here's what happened in June 2019 in telehealth. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth telehealth parity Alexa JD PowersA new app launched that tracks remote patients through their Alexa.

July Telehealth Industry Happenings


As we hit the midway point in the summer of 2019, there were several new telehealth initiatives, research, and activities that made the news. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth MayoClinic Yale

February 2020 Telehealth Industry Happenings


Here’s what happened in the telehealth industry last month. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth CMS remote monitoringYears from now, a Google search of February 2020 will likely bring up more articles with the keywords “coronavirus” over any other type of news. But behind the headlines, telemedicine continued to make it’s way steadily into the mainstream.

November Telehealth Industry Happenings


We’re nearing the end of the fourth quarter, 2019, and telehealth shows no signs of abating. In November, one of the largest insurance companies in the nation reported extremely high patient satisfaction scores for their subscribers, along with a cost reduction from using telehealth. The nation’s largest public health system, the Veteran’s Administration shared data showing a 17% jump in telehealth utilization from the prior year, with more than 2.6

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

Health Populi

Six in ten people are open to health and wellness services via virtual channels, over half like the idea of remote monitoring linking with at-home devices, and 1 in 2 people would be open to routine appointments through telehealth. Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools.

Consumers Focus on Basic Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Self-Care a New Normal?

Health Populi

The uptake of telehealth to the home and smartphone are bolstering greater self-care patterns for physical and mental health — and also bringing greater health literacy and self-efficacy/competency to health consumers. Connected health Consumer experience Coronavirus COVID-19 Fitness Food and health Grocery stores Health Consumers Health Economics Health education Health engagement Meditation Mental health mHealth Mindfulness Mobile health Retail health Telehealth Telemedicine

Dr. Roboto? Stanford Medicine Foresees Digital Doctors “Maturing”

Health Populi

What is certain, the Stanford Medicine report divines, is that physicians beyond 2020 will be operating in a larger, more distributed and complex health care ecosystem, mixing the legacy system of brick-and-mortar hospitals and clinics with virtual care via telehealth, remote health monitoring to the home, and wearable tech on the patient’s body and embedded in her clothing.

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. “I would like to use mHealth to facilitate greater interaction with patients. This is not mentioned that often, but I think it is one of the greatest benefits of mHealth.

The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

Furthermore, net neutrality is also an important underpinning for fast health care connections that deliver access to telehealth and virtual health channels that can scale care to under-served people, patients, and caregivers. In the U.S., rural residents’ access to broadband at home continues to lag behind urban and suburban dwellers, the Pew Research Group noted in a May 2019 research note on Americans’ use of technology.

Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market


If there is one thing that the last decade has shown us, it’s that nothing stays the same. This is true in all aspects of healthcare. Everything from patient records, writing prescriptions, navigating reimbursement, analyzing risk, and updating treatment protocols have changed.

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

In 2017, I wrote about your car as a mobile platform for health , a new definition for the phrase “mHealth.” Next week, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) will convene CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, where over 180,000 tech-minded people from around the world will convene to kick the tires on new TVs, games, smart home devices, 5G connections, 3-D printing, drones, and to be sure, digital health innovations.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?


You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine. Why do you need it in your organization? For one, a Cisco global survey found that 74% of patients are interested in access to virtual healthcare services. There is a simple reason why: telemedicine simultaneously improves patient experience and makes healthcare providers more efficient.

Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth. ” For a decade or longer, we’ve noted the slow uptake of telehealth and digital health tools among healthcare providers. Using digital health tech is a new normal for U.S. consumers, including Seniors, found in the 2018 digital health consumer survey from Deloitte.

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine


In recent years, healthcare providers and medical professionals have turned to increasingly advanced technologies to serve their patients and maintain an advantage in the healthcare marketplace. Incorporating virtual care into a service line strategy has proven to have many benefits, not the least of which is improving patient outcomes.

Small or Solo Practices considering telehealth


We liked this article on mHealth Intelligence that offers advice for small and solo practices who are considering offering telehealth services. They recommend practicing a telehealth visit with a friend or colleague, recording the first few sessions to perfect your “webside manner”, and advertising your telehealth services first to your tech savvy clients then more broadly.

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty


Telemedicine is easy, right?

Bringing Telehealth to the Rehabilitation Industry

Advanced Medical Reviews

The future of telehealth continues to build interest due to its convenience and cost-effectiveness. Not only does it increase access to care and reduce travel time—especially for people living in rural areas—but telehealth also decreases the number of hospital stays and can improve communication between clinicians. utilize telehealth. In addition, approximately 89 percent of healthcare leaders expect telehealth to transform U.S.

Achieve Business and Clinical Resiliency in Times of Change


Healthcare organizations are managing the acceleration of existing trends such as overnight increases in remote workforce, increased security concerns and exponential growth in telehealth and virtual care. .

Telehealth, HIPAA compliance and innovation tracking

Aging in Place Technology Watch

For the past two days, it’s apparent that the seemingly forever slow growth of telehealth adoption has entered a new, “When can I have that? Some senior living providers have been ahead of the game for some time with telehealth, like Asbury Communities and Holiday Retirement -- offering services for residents at times when physicians cannot be on site. Telehealth visits will be reimbursed the same amount as an in-person visit.”


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

Health Populi

Behavior change Broadband Computers and health Connected health Consumer experience Cybersecurity Design and health Digital health Doctors Electronic health records Electronic medical records Health apps Health care information technology Health Consumers Health engagement Health IT medical home mHealth Mobile health Patient engagement Patient experience Privacy and security Self-care Shared decision making TelehealthHalf of U.S.

The Future of Telemedicine


Though the terms e-health, m-health , and telehealth are often interchanged for telemedicine, the deliverable is always the connection and interaction between patient and caregiver in a digital medium. Telemedicine, which uses the Internet to connect patients and providers, is growing. While telemedicine is an established service, the popularity of the tool is still growing.

Telehealth set for 'tsunami of growth,' says Frost & Sullivan

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth is more in demand than ever during the coronavirus crisis, and a new report from Frost & Sullivan suggests its uptake will increase by 64.3% According to the study , Telehealth: A Technology-Based Weapon in the War Against the Coronavirus, 2020, researchers predict that the pandemic will continue to reshape care delivery – and open big opportunities for virtual care in the near term future.

How Telehealth Is Improving Healthcare for Veterans

InTouch Health

The VA Recently Launched a New Telehealth Tablet Program to Increase Veterans’ Access to Care. To expand healthcare for veterans, the VA recently launched a new telehealth program, providing telehealth-enabled tablets to thousands of veterans across the country. The VA’s Telehealth Tablet Program. The 2016-17 program gave mHealth-enabled tablets to some 6,750 veterans in rural areas across the country. Telehealth Innovation Blog

Finally, Some Concrete Use Cases for Telehealth

Chilmark Research

A recent report has gone great lengths to explain how and to what extent telehealth can improve outcomes, and it is well worth a read if your healthcare organization (HCO) plans to explore investments in telehealth services now or in the future. Evidence of Effectiveness for Telehealth Functionality and Clinical Areas (Source: AHRQ). Telehealth must change the form of care altogether.

A Call to Healthcare Professionals: Contrary to what you’ve been taught, use social media

Christina's Considerations

Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems Social Media & mHealth Workplace Health and WellnessWay back in 2005, I began blogging. After a couple of years, I got tired of explaining to my hospital administration and physician friends "what's a blog?" and "why would I want to Twitter?" Since all of the young people.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Those consumers who have adopted some form of digital health tool, whether wearable tech, telehealth visit, or mobile app, seem satisfied with their experiences, which is another key aspect of the so-called “digital transition.” our fragmented approach to health care financing and delivery inhibits scaling of digital health technologies like telehealth and remote health monitoring – but in a transition mode, as the Rock report theorizes.

The Future of Healthcare: Telehealth. Here’s Why You Need to Consider Telemedicine in 2019

Continue Education Journal

Telehealth and Telemedicine Definition. We often hear telehealth and telemedicine used interchangeably, so let’s set the record straight – telehealth is the umbrella term that refers to medical services that healthcare practitioners provide to patients from a distance. Nurses, physicians, counselors or dentists can all provide telehealth services. The benefits of telehealth continues to grow, according to the WHO. Telehealth in 2019.

Providers and Telehealth: Ready For One Another?

Chilmark Research

The telehealth market has enjoyed an upward rise over the last couple of years. After signing on a number of payers, employers, and retailers, telehealth vendors have even begun gaining traction with their direct to consumer (DTC) efforts. beaming in specialists for acute consultations in rural areas) they’ve been less eager to adopt telehealth – generally defined as video-based visit platforms to connect patients and doctors to replace an in-person visit with a virtual one.

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Connecting to Patients and Each Other through Technology

Mobile Health Matters

Uncategorized clinician workflow health health IT healthcare mhealth mobile mobile technology physician patient relationship remote patient monitoring technology telehealthAs an anesthesiologist, my goal is to make the hospital a better, more efficient place to work so that I may provide the best possible care to my patients from the moment they come under my supervision.

The Different Types of Telehealth

iSALUS Healthcare

It’s easy to see that telehealth is all around us. From the upcoming appointment text reminder you received from your family doctor to the post-visit survey from your chiropractor, telehealth is prevalent in today’s tech-based society. In 2016 the global telehealth market was valued at $2.78 Needless to say, if you haven’t jumped on the telehealth bandwagon yet, now is the time. TeleHealth,telemedicine,Types of Telemedicine

VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There's the massive electronic health record modernization , of course, but also everything from a new National Artificial Intelligence Institute to an Apple Health Records rollout to a project focused on tablet-based telehealth. Indeed, telehealth continues to be a major priority for the VA. It's already responsible for the biggest telemedicine infrastructure in the nation, and use of its telehealth services is surging. The U.S.

Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient ExperienceThe 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.

Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient ExperienceThe 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.

Five Digital Health Imperatives for Patient Safety

The Digital Health Corner

digitalhealth analytics digital health EHR health insurance IT security medical devices patient engagement patient safety ACOs healthcare economics healthcare IT mHealth S4PM technology telehealth wireless healthThe most discussed issues in healthcare today are cost savings and access to care. There is no denying their rightful preeminence in the public discourse.

The Rapid Expansion of School-Based Telehealth Programs

InTouch Health

Several states are launching school-based telehealth programs with the goal to increase student access to healthcare services. Over the last couple of years, twelve states have designated schools as an approved patient setting for receiving telehealth services. As a result, several states are increasing the use of in-school telehealth services. Once the session is complete, the parent or guardian will be able to access a summary of the session using the mHealth app.