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.

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).

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

How telemedicine can help patients and solve physician burnout

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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.

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.

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/Hematology

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

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?

Would you trust Alexa with your patient data?

KevinMD

Amazon has opened a new health care frontier: Now Alexa can be used to transmit patient data. Tech Mobile health

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?

Digital health and artificial intelligence provide solutions to the global crisis in surgical care

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Mobile healthIn many countries around the world, women giving birth still face substantial risks to their own lives and that of their baby. Women travel for days to reach facilities that are understaffed, unsafe, and unequipped to provide life-saving surgical care.

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

Understanding 6 trends shaping health care through gastroenterology

KevinMD

If you throw a pebble today, it's likely to land on an article that talks about how artificial intelligence and its brother — machine learning — are changing health care. But I was curious to explore how exactly health care's trends are shaping a single medical specialty.

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.

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.

Why virtual visits may be an important tool for your practice

KevinMD

Tech Mobile healthTelemedicine has been available now for a number of years. Despite being widely accessible, it still struggles to maintain a foothold in the minds of many traditional practitioners.

Must-have medical apps for primary care

KevinMD

Earlier this year, we put together a list of what we thought were the best medical apps for health care providers. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

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

Getting to a minimum viable product (MVP) health care app: Partner with physicians

KevinMD

The article is filed under the keywords “AI,” “Watson,” “health,” “health care,” and “Doctor: This product is a piece of s**t.” Tech Mobile health Primary Care

The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: There’s a new social determinant of health in town, and it’s broadband connectivity. The lack of broadband to rural health citizens exacerbates disparities by preventing people from digital engagement in their health and caring for loved ones.

The Apple Watch’s ECG feature could save many lives. But only if it has something else.

KevinMD

Tech Cardiology Mobile health NeurologyRecently the Apple Watch’s latest feature went live – an electrocardiogram (ECG) app that monitors irregular heart rhythms. The internet is overflowing with reports from people didn’t know they had irregular heartbeats until they took their data to their doctors and received diagnoses of atrial fibrillation (AFib), a common cause of stroke. As neurologists who […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

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

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

The Promise of Digital Health and the Privacy Perils – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 4

Health Populi

The supply side of digital health tools and tech is growing at a hockey-stick pace. There are mobile apps and remote health monitors, digital therapeutics and wearable tech from head-to-toe. mobile consumers.

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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Should the Apple Watch monitor your heart?

KevinMD

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

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

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

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

The 4 C’s of the disruptive digital health space

KevinMD

The United States spends more of their GDP on health care than any other developed nation, and yet it produces some of the poorest outcomes — notably in the field of maternal and infant health. The advent of digital health has presented the opportunity for a paradigm shift in the delivery of care, and support […]. Tech Mobile health Pediatrics

Apple, PC, HD, DM: No, we’re talking about health care

KevinMD

This got me thinking: “Has technology and our products now become more important than our health?” Tech Cardiology Diabetes Mobile healthI was in the hospital when I heard the word “apple.” Without hesitating, I reached into my pocket to see if I had my phone. But the person speaking was referring to the fruit, not the product. Technology surrounds […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

Time To Travel And Wait In Health Care: The Opportunity For Self-Care At Home

Health Populi

That would be health care, a report from Altarum notes. The annual opportunity cost for travel and wait time in health care is $89 billion, Altarum estimated. It’s simple to see that people in poor health spend much more time in a day on self-care than healthier people.

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.