Report: Patient info at risk due to rampant API vulnerabilities among major mobile health apps

Mobi Health News

Thirty mobile health apps from larger healthcare information technology companies were susceptible to a broken object level authorization (BOLA) attack

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.

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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. Editorial FitBit iBeat Mobile Health Monitoring Devices Zio Service

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.

Mobile health apps leak sensitive data through APIs, report finds

FierceHealthIT

Mobile health apps leak sensitive data through APIs, report finds. hlandi. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 14:12

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.

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.

6 Best Practices To Improve Your Mobile Health App

Healthcare IT Today

Health IT Company Healthcare IT Healthcare App Design Healthcare Apps Joe Tuan Mobile Health Mobile Health App Topflight AppsThe following is a guest blog post by Joe Tuan is the founder of Topflight Apps. mHealth apps are meant to deliver life-saving functions. Whether it’s for e-prescription, appointment setting, patient management or even patient education, you want to make sure your users can find and fully utilize all the functions of your app.

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.

Evaluating technology tools for clinical use

KevinMD

It will not come as a surprise to my fellow clinicians that the pandemic has spurred a boom in digital health and health technology innovation, evidenced by the increasing sales pitches we receive for these new solutions. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

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.

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

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.

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

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. Following an independent assessment process, six apps reviewed against ten key attribute areas, including interoperability, patient safety, and regulation, have been approved so far

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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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.

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

Consumers’ Health Concerns Grow in the Pandemic Across All Categories – And More Trust Virtual Care

Health Populi

The first four most-trusted sources for health information in 2021 remained the same short-list from 2020: doctors in-person, pharmacists, nutritionists and dieticians, and government or NGOs.

Keys to sustainable telehealth post COVID-19

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Mobile healthAs we’ve listened to providers describe their reactions to this pandemic, telehealth continues to be a pervasive theme at the foundation of their response. They refer to this as a “watershed” event that will permanently change healthcare delivery.

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

Trust-Busted: The Decline of Trust in Technology and What It Means for Health

Health Populi

During the height of the pandemic, there was a predisposition to give up personal health and location tracing data to government to help control the spread of the disease. came to trust digitally-enabled companies for managing health as large retailers and health care providers.

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 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.

How Young People Are Using Digital Tools to Help Deal with Mental Health

Health Populi

For most young people, the public health crisis has been more about that social distancing from friends, a collective sense of isolation, and mental and behavioral health impacts. sought health information online in 2020, a slight decline from 2018.

The Digital Transformation of Patients – Update from Rock Health and Stanford

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic accelerated digital transformation of organizations, including health care providers. Rock Health and Stanford commissioned an online survey among 7,980 U.S. But the big growth areas were for live video telemedicine, wearable tech, and digital health tracking.

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.

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.

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. Prophecies range from ubiquitous utopian machine servants to a dystopian ravaging, hollowing out the work and economic standing of the middle and lower classes. What can machine learning do? Workforce […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

How Grocery and Retail Companies Are Delivering Health and Healthcare

Health Populi

The Wall Street Journal featured the grocery chain Kroger in an article yesterday titled, COVID-19 Vaccinations, Tests Give Boost to Kroger’s Health Ambitions. Brian Owens noted on our call on the evolving wellness consumer that, “health and hygiene will emerge as the next digital.”

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

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.

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.

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

Mobi Health News

Greene, JD, MPH, a partner and co-chair of Davis Wright Tremaine’s health information practice, and former Senior Health Information Technology and Privacy Specialist at the HHS Office for Civil Rights, where he was responsible for applying the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules to health IT About the Author: Adam H.

COVID-19 Accelerated Digital Health Investments…But It Helps to Be Bigger, Mature and Scaling

Health Populi

“Compare digital health to airlines, cruise lines, and other industries” and the sector looks quite privileged, opined Matthew Holt in a discussion on a study diving deeply into the State of Digital Health , conducted by Catalyst @ Health 2.0