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.

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.

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Mobile Health Monitoring Devices For College Students With Cardiac Diseases

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Students are not an exception – lots of young learners need to constantly monitor their health. The article Mobile Health Monitoring Devices For College Students With Cardiac Diseases appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial FitBit iBeat Mobile Health Monitoring Devices Zio ServiceIllegal copying is prohibited.

The need for speed: Expediting availability of mobile health solutions amid COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Arnol Rios, head of business development at Sony's Takeoff Point, offers advice on more quickly preparing and deploying wearables and other mobile health tools

Keeping up with the rapid developments in mobile health technology

KevinMD

Tech Cardiology Health ITI had the opportunity to participate in a day-long meeting sponsored by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). The goal was to help HRS develop recommendations for physicians and industry on providing patients access to information generated by wearable and implantable cardiac electronic devices. The organizers invited me to provide the viewpoint of an educated patient. I can’t […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

7 Tips To Make Your Mobile Health App More Secure

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Mobile health apps have raised the healthcare industry to a new level. The article 7 Tips To Make Your Mobile Health App More Secure appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial a1qa Pavel Novik penetration testing securing mobile health apps tips to help deliver a secure mHealth appIllegal copying is prohibited. By Pavel Novik, QA head of department, a1qa.

Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Propel Mobile Health IT Adoption Forward?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. With all that the healthcare system has to worry about these days, perhaps it’s time to hit the “Pause” button on health IT deployment. The article Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Propel Mobile Health IT Adoption Forward? Illegal copying is prohibited. By Christopher Maiona, M.D., SFHM, chief medical officer, PatientKeeper, Inc.

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

Mobile Health Document Sharing (MHDS) Profile

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The MHDS Profile specifies how a collection of IHE profiles can be used by communities for exchanging health information. These IHE profiles include support for patient identification, health document location and retrieval, provider directories, and the protection of privacy and security. MHDS shows how several IHE profiles work together to provide a standards-based, interoperable approach to community health information sharing.

Reasons For Startups To Focus On Mobile Health App Development

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Reasons For Startups To Focus On Mobile Health App Development appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Pradeep Makhija, digital marketing, Space-O Technologies. Not so long in the past, you had to wait in long queues at the hospital or clinic before your turn arrived.

Mobile Health Document Sharing (MHDS) - First Public Comment

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The Mobile Health Document Sharing (MHDS) Profile is a 100% FHIR Document Sharing infrastructure leveraging many IHE FHIR profiles including MHD. MHDS is published for public comment. This is the first of two Public Comment periods, with the next one this spring.

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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

Envisioning the delivery of true primary care telehealth

KevinMD

Tech COVID-19 coronavirus Infectious Disease Mobile healthAlmost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely disrupted how we deliver primary care to patients. Before the pandemic, telehealth seemed to be a way to deliver urgent care for acute issues to a select group of tech-savvy patients. Now, at least in my practice, the majority of primary care (acute care, chronic disease management, and […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

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?

Study seeks to identify key factors in the adoption of a mobile health solution for oncology

Mobi Health News

Researchers carried out 17 interviews with doctors and nurses using a free oncology decision support app in Europe

Telehealth is the future but it is obscured by a dismal present

KevinMD

In so far as our current public health emergency is concerned, telehealth has obvious, indisputable benefits. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

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.

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

Mobi Health News

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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

Millennials want convenient care

KevinMD

The Kaiser Health News article, " Spurred By Convenience, Millennials Often Spurn The ‘Family Doctor’ Model ," caught my eye. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

Telemedicine and access: Leave no patient behind

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Primary CareTelehealth, using video to have an acute medical care visit, puts some of the power of choice back into our patient’s hands. To best frame telehealth and its use cases, the National Quality Forum published a report in 2017, outlining the following four buckets which I find especially useful with evaluating programs and interventions: access […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.

How telemedicine can help patients and solve physician burnout

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary CareI have been practicing telemedicine successfully for four years. In 2015, I had to beg doctors to work in telemedicine. Because so many doctors were wary of it, I started to get licensed in multiple states, and now, I have 15 state licenses. Well, what a difference a few years makes. Now, in 2019, I […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

How telemedicine is increasing diversity in clinical trials

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Practice ManagementAn important part of advancing medical research and drug development is making participation in clinical trials easier and more inclusive. To develop treatments that work on men, women, and children of all ages and different ethnicities we need to have clinical trial data that represents our diverse population. Right now, when the FDA approves a […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

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

Health Populi

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.

How telemedicine intersects with AI, social media, and precision medicine

KevinMD

Telemedicine will eventually become a more prominent part of our clinical practice, with the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) and social media and networks, and integration with precision medicine in electronic health records. Tech Mobile health

How can data analytics to improve the care and outcomes of cancer patients?

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Oncology/HematologyI want to share some thoughts about artificial intelligence, or as I prefer to call it “data analytics.” Fundamentally: How can we capture the capability of analytics to improve the care and outcomes of cancer patients? And more importantly: How can we harness this technology to help bring back the human touch in cancer care? […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

The effect of mobile devices on our collective psyche

KevinMD

Tech Mobile healthDuring a recent walk at Crystal Cove, a splendid California State Park with miles of pristine coastline, I encountered two young women sitting on a bench with a magnificent view of the ocean. Yet their only view of interest was their cell phone screens. One of them lifted her head long enough to say, “Your […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

A New Era of Virtual Care Has Begun, Accenture Finds

Health Populi

Topline, consumers “faced difficult choices,” Accenture notes in the report, choosing whether and how to continue their personal health care seeking to limit their risks of exposure to COVID-19. About 1 in 2 patients now receive treatment at home instead of going to a provider’s office, using virtual tools like video conference calls (“Zoom-ing” for medical care), online chat, and mobile health apps downloaded on smartphones.

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. Aetna Health launched in January and is currently available to a select group of Aetna members

The truth about artificial intelligence in medicine

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Mobile health TwitterFor many months, artificial intelligence has been in my peripheral vision, just sitting there, ignored by me because it seemed too far in the future to be interesting now. And then, there were all these terms — Big Data, machine learning, data science — which circled the subject and, frankly, gave me a bit of […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

Telehealth education: What do we actually need for our clinical practice?

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Primary CareAs we go through our careers, we are given the responsibility of educating the next generation of students and residents to become proficient and competent in medicine. In telehealth, which also requires training my colleagues, is it necessary? If so, what should be part of it? Part of the equivocation with this question of creating […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

AI in medicine: Separate hype from reality

KevinMD

Here's a look at some ways AI is being used successfully in health care and some ways it is […]. Tech Health IT Mobile health Oncology/HematologyAs a physician trying to keep up with all the new information about artificial intelligence, I want to know how machine learning and deep learning are impacting medicine now and to separate the hype from reality. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

The Future of Health Is “Now,” Deloitte Says; But Are Consumers Living and Loving It?

Health Populi

The pandemic has become a sort of forcing function on all aspects of daily living, include health care. Deloitte’s latest wave of health care consumer market research updates the COVID-19 impacts on the U.S. Health Consumers, Deloitte polled 4,522 U.S.

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

Most Workers and their Employers Want to Receive Digital Healthcare On-Demand

Health Populi

Most employers and their workers see the benefits of digital health in helping make health care more accessible and lower-cost, according to survey research published in Health on Demand from Mercer Marsh Benefits.

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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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

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. The debate, which is so multifaceted there isn’t one way of looking at it, centers around how the healthcare industry can embrace mobile health while still securing patient data.