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


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

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


Tech Mobile health Practice ManagementAn important part of advancing medical research and drug development is making participation in clinical trials easier and more inclusive.

Telemedicine and access: Leave no patient behind


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.

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

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

Will robots replace doctors?


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.

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?

Understanding 6 trends shaping health care through gastroenterology


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.

Millennials want convenient care


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

The truth about artificial intelligence in medicine


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.

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

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Must-have medical apps for primary care


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

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

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.

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


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


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.

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.

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


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


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

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 physicians should embrace fitness trackers


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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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.

Should the Apple Watch monitor your heart?


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

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 4 C’s of the disruptive digital health space


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

Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model


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

Why more physicians should enter industry


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


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

Consumers’ and Physicians’ Growing Embrace of Digital Health via PwC

Health Populi

We’ve reached an inflection point on the demand side among consumers for digital health options, PwC suggests in their report on the New Health Economy coming of age. The report outlines health/care industry issues for 2019, with a strong focus on digital health.

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


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.

How telemedicine will revolutionize primary care


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 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.

How to create an app as a physician


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.

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.

An old technique to detect atrial fibrillation via smartphone


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


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.