Personalized health platform Mobile Health acquires patient engagement startup Doctorbell

Mobi Health News

Singapore-based Mobile Health plans to use Doctorbell's AI capabilities for emergency and tertiary care triage.

Our Mobile Health and Parkinson’s UK create apps and devices library

Mobi Health News

Parkinson’s UK and Our Mobile Health have launched an apps and devices library to help people living with Parkinson’s manage their symptoms in response to increasing demand for trusted digital health tools.

Mobile health program improved addiction outcomes despite low clinician engagement

Mobi Health News

Integration of a practitioner-developed mobile health system within a primary care setting was well-received by substance use disorder (SUD) patients and generally improved outcomes, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research

Will robots replace doctors?

KevinMD

Tech Hospital-Based Medicine Mobile health Primary CareAmong the many recurring topics, this year has been the impact of machine learning in our lives, especially the implications for our future work life.

Reports: Mobile health market to surpass $28B in 2018; teleradiology gaining steam

Mobi Health News

A pair of recently published market research reports have outlined upward trends among mobile health technologies

Mobile health app development costs $425,000 on average, likely continuing to rise

Mobi Health News

The average cost of development for a mobile health app from conception to launch is approximately $425,000, with nearly half of this expense outsourced to third-party app development agencies or freelancers, according to new research data recently released from a Research2Guidance survey of 2,400 mobile heal

So, you have another mobile health solution. Now what?

Mobi Health News

is a doctor of public health with over 10 years of experience in designing, implementing and evaluating transformative public health projects. She is the principal of ERIM Consulting, which uses research evidence and business insights to advance public health impact About the author: Dr. Ebele M?g?

Mobile health app boosts HCAHPS scores, lowers costs at South Shore Health System

Mobi Health News

The pregnancy app, developed in-house with some help, allowed the hospital to improve its OB-maternity HCAHPS by 68 percent – and cut printing costs for paper handouts by half

How a rushed California law will change the privacy and security landscape for mobile health apps

Mobi Health News

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Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model

KevinMD

With this post, I aim to show that these opportunities for systemic change to the health care delivery model […]. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

iTriage, an early mobile health success, shuts down as Aetna preps for new flagship app

Mobi Health News

Aetna's iTriage, a symptom checker app that was one of the earliest successful exits in the digital health space, has officially disappeared from the app store after being "sunsetted" to make room for a new, upcoming app called Aetna Health, MobiHealthNews has learned.

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

Health Populi

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.

A new digital divide is keeping older adults from accessing digital health

KevinMD

The digital divide used to be about who had internet access and who didn't, with broad implications for every aspect of life — especially health care. But digital health innovation is growing rapidly, with projections showing a $536.6 Tech Geriatrics Health IT Mobile health

Why physicians should embrace fitness trackers

KevinMD

Tech Cardiology Mobile healthI mused while staring blankly towards the electronic tracking board, where I foresee reading the triage call "My tracker said, I have AFib." I delved into what is in my armamentarium to handle this crisis of the digital age.

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Beware the limits of telemedicine

KevinMD

This field is exploding, and I have no doubt popularity will continue to grow as large health systems and pharmacy giants dive in. Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary Care

Should the Apple Watch monitor your heart?

KevinMD

Or it could be a massive headache for the health care system. Tech Cardiology Mobile health

Which Type of Mobile Health Vehicle is Right for My Practice – Gasoline or Diesel?

KB Dental Consulting

There are a lot of things that should be evaluated when a person wants to buy a mobile dental/medical van or trailer which would match his/her expectations. Factors such as exterior design, the interior essential attributes, dental/medical equipment and gasoline versus diesel engine for the mobile health van will require meticulous research by the new buyers which may be the difference between the success and failure. Introduction.

Why more physicians should enter industry

KevinMD

Attend any biotech or health informatics conference and one thing becomes clear: the scarcity of physicians. Certainly, inculcating these dynamic players in the health care space is integral to the successful evolvement. Tech Mobile health Practice Management

Many digital health solutions lack evidence: How physicians can help

KevinMD

Technology makes this an exciting time for health care. Not only are technological advances making health care better, they’re also making it more affordable. Tech Cardiology Mobile health Pulmonology

Mobile Health Sensors Market is Gaining Momentum with key players Fujitsu, Honeywell International, Acute Technology, OMRON

Healthcare Guys

Mobile health and fitness sensors market includes the sensors that are utilized as a part of healthcare sector by therapeutic experts and customers for measuring different body parameters, for example, blood glucose level, temperature, weight, and among others.

Mobile Health and Data Safety: Convenience vs. Privacy

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Technology may be revolutionizing the healthcare industry but while mobile health applications and cloud-based management are convenient, many think they may be compromising the privacy of healthcare data.

Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

Using digital health tech is a new normal for U.S. consumers, including Seniors, found in the 2018 digital health consumer survey from Deloitte. The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth.

How to create an app as a physician

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Practice Management“There’s an app for that.” The phrase became so popular with the advent of smartphones that Apple even trademarked it. There are currently 3.8 million apps available on Android devices and over 2 million available to Apple iPhone users.

How telemedicine will revolutionize primary care

KevinMD

It has become more and more evident with time that the health care delivery system here in the United States is riddled with issues. In many ways, the system seems to step on its own feet — as the health care professionals working within it fight to make it work.

Mobile Health Cloud vs Privacy Regulations

Healthcare Exchange Standards

This problem of mobile-applications and Privacy is not unique to Healthcare. Mobile applications and the cloud are not limited by physical boarders, so they really need to look at the world. There is some strong discussion going on at HL7 around privacy concerns, especially now that HL7 FHIR has enabled easy application writing.

A Breakthrough, Sobering Report on Teens and Young Adults, Digital Health and Social Media Use: Implications for Mental Health

Health Populi

There’s a load of anecdotal data about teens and young adults (TYAs) and their always-on relationship with mobile phones and social networks. The report was co-written by Victoria Rideout and Susannah Fox, two names Health Populi readers should know.

An old technique to detect atrial fibrillation via smartphone

KevinMD

When I was a cardiology fellow back in the 1980s, I learned about a variety of early tools for evaluating heart health that had been displaced by the modern standards of electrocardiography (ECG, or EKG for the Deutschephiles) and echocardiography. Tech Cardiology Mobile health

A Hippocratic Oath for technology

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Primary CareModern technology needs to do better. This is the message delivered by every CEO after every Silicon Valley scandal in recent memory. This time, they should really do it. Medicine can show them how.

Look to online dating for the future of telemedicine

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary CareOnline dating is all the rage these days. Statistics suggest that over a third of couples now meet online.

The role of telemedicine in monitoring blood pressure

KevinMD

Tech Cardiology Mobile healthHypertension, or high blood pressure, is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke that has escalated to alarming rates in recent years, affecting nearly 1 in 3 adults in the U.S.

Reducing Readmission Rates By Up To 30% With Mobile Health Technology

CareWire

Mobile Prep and RecoveryImproving outcomes and avoiding costly readmissions is at the top of most healthcare leaders’ agendas. The focus on these topics is of particular importance given the advent of programs such as the Hospital Readmission Reduction program.

The biggest innovation in health is here. And you’re probably using it.

KevinMD

Health care is obsessed with new technology. Yet, one of the best examples of health care technologies is also one of its oldest — instant messaging. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

Self-Care is Healthcare for Everyday People

Health Populi

Patients are the new healthcare payors, and as such, taking on the role of health consumers. In fact, health and wellness consumers have existed since a person purchased the first toothpaste, aspirin, heating pad, and moisturizing cream at retail.

The Social Determinants of Food for Health, Farms, and the Economy

Health Populi

on several dimensions: diet and health outcomes, farming as an industry and economic engine, and social determinants, along with seven other categories. The “green” states are those that rank higher for health, and the orange are those that rank low.

Telemedicine can increase access to medical abortions

KevinMD

Telemedicine has created an environment where patient convenience paired with reduced costs and increased efficiencies have made a better health care experience for both patients and physicians. Tech Mobile health OB/GYN

Building Trust and Truth in Patient Social Networks

Health Populi

” Trust and truth underpin health engagement, we learned in the first Edelman Health Engagement Barometer launched ten years ago. Social networks are useful in health care delivery, virtually all healthcare stakeholders agreed.

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

Health Populi

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. So why don’t patients use online health records yet? Half of U.S.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Approved Separate Reimbursements for Non-Traditional Patient Visits

eVisit

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Heart-Love – Omron’s Holy Grail of Blood Pressure Tracking on the Wrist

Health Populi

It’s February 1st, which marks the first of 28 days of American Heart Month – a time to get real, embrace, learn about, and engage with heart health. That hasn’t yet been available to those of us who quantify our steps, weight, sleep, food intake, and other health metrics.

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. The obvious pearl is that not all social networks fit all people: when you’re a marketing a health care service or product, know your end-user’s media preferences.

From Bathroom to Bedroom: Insights from CES 2018

The cHealth Blog

CES is always a bit of a phenomena and I, like many others, carefully follow the news and trends in consumer health technology being showcased in Vegas. I am especially interested in how some of the newest technologies might impact our work, and seeing how connected health tools are evolving.

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.

How One Hospital System Baked Love Into Their Health App

Health Populi

On July 18, 2017, Neil Gomes, Chief Digital Officer at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, tweeted this: When I saw this tweet, I was especially struck by Gomes’s phrase, “Designed & developed with heart/love by my @DICEGRP.”