Improving Healthcare Experiences with Collaboration: Case Studies

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Collaboration case studies collaboration healthcare hospital telehealth telemedicineAt the very core, healthcare is about collaboration between caregivers and patients. Read on for examples of how healthcare organizations worldwide are improving patient care and business processes using collaboration technologies.

JAMA study finds telemedicine catching on but still relatively rare

Mobi Health News

The study also found that comprehensive parity state mandates and the lack of psychiatrists were factors in telemedicine usage.

Despite potential, mental health app usage remains low, study shows

Mobi Health News

A recent study published by JMIR Mental Health showed only about 10 percent of mental health patients surveyed used apps.

Study: Majority of mental health patients would consider giving clinicians access to phone behaviors, locations

Mobi Health News

A small study published in JMIR Mental Health found that 84 percent of surveyed patients living with mental illness were willing to use apps that would collect and share biomarkers

Study: Socks with sensors could help continuously monitor diabetic neuropathy

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Sensors connected via Bluetooth to a smartphone app can provide users frequent reports on their foot's temperature.

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Study: Blood pressure telemonitoring yields short-term blood pressure reduction

Mobi Health News

A new JAMA Cardiology study revealed that while telemonitoring helps lower blood pressure in patients with uncontrolled hypertension, the results are not long lasting

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New Case Study with Avera Health

American Well Blog

Here’s a recap of the recently released case study that highlights Avera’s goals and roadmap for its direct-to-consumer telehealth launch. American Well and Avera will also be holding a webinar to discuss the case study on Tuesday, June 14th at 2PM ET.

Pilot study: Akili's digital ADHD therapy feasible, well liked by autistic children, parents

Mobi Health News

The study's 19 young participants stuck to their regimens, and along with their parents said that they would be open to continuing treatment sessions.

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Study: Medication reminder apps improved heart patients’ adherence

Mobi Health News

A study recently published in Heart found that coronary heart disease (CHD) patients assigned a smartphone app for medication reminders demonstrated greater adherence than those who did not

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Study: App accurately tracks Parkinson's disease symptoms

Mobi Health News

But now a new smartphone app can now detect the severity of symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease remotely, according to a recent study published by JAMA. Capturing a patient’s experience outside the doctor’s office has been an ongoing struggle when it comes to treating Parkinson’s disease.

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Study: 1 in 4 antibiotic prescriptions likely inappropriate

FierceHealthIT

A new study mapping ICD-10 diagnostic codes to antibiotic prescriptions found that almost a quarter of prescriptions were likely inappropriate for the conditions noted.

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Janssen funds cancer study using Vital Connect, physIQ tech

Mobi Health News

Vital Connect and physIQ are teaming up with the Haga Teaching Hospital in the Netherlands to conduct a study on how wearable biosensors and artificial intelligence can augment care for cancer patients undergoing treatment.

Janssen funds cancer study using VitalConnect, physIQ tech

Mobi Health News

VitalConnect and physIQ are teaming up with the Haga Teaching Hospital in the Netherlands to conduct a study on how wearable biosensors and artificial intelligence can augment care for cancer patients undergoing treatment.

Healthcare’s Most Pressing Problems, According To Its Leaders (Part 1)

Electronic Health Reporter

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JDRF To Help Study Hypoglycemia

Insulin Nation

Italy – Universita Degli Studi di Padova. The following is a press release provided by JDRF.

Apple, J&J partner on multi-year study of Apple Watch's health features

Mobi Health News

The collaboration will investigate heart health outcomes and medication adherence among seniors, and is scheduled to begin in 2019.

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Study: Apple Watches paired with Cardiogram can detect a-fib

Mobi Health News

Smartwatches were able to detect atrial fibrillation when paired with a deep neural network, according to a study published today in JAMA.

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Study: Smartphone app effective in treating serious mental illness

Mobi Health News

A recent study published by Psychiatric Services found that mobile health interventions were as effective in treating patients with serious mental illness compared to an in-person group therapy.

NIH-funded study to use Trak, a home fertility test for men

Mobi Health News

Sandstone Diagnostics’ Trak Male Fertility Testing System will be used in an NIH-funded study being conducted by Boston University and Stanford University, according to a statement.

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Study: Wearable accelerometers could quantify seniors' fall risk

Mobi Health News

A new study published in npj Digital Medicine suggests that walking data collected from hip-worn accelerometers is viable for assessing the risk of falls in older women

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Evidation Health, Tidepool use connected devices to study sleep and Type 1 diabetes

Mobi Health News

Evidation Health is teaming up with Tidepool to launch a connected device-powered study of nocturnal hypoglycemic events in people with Type 1 diabetes.

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Merck, National Sleep Foundation to launch new Fitbit-powered study

Mobi Health News

Physicians have touted the benefits of a good night’s sleep for centuries, if not longer, but it hasn’t been until recent years that a provider can see clear data on whether or not their patients have been hitting the sack

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Will study results mean more teleabortion?

Morning eHealth

Wilkie vote coming — Big cyberattacks revealed

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Study identifies persistently high-cost Medicare patient trends

FierceHealthIT

Persistently high-cost Medicare patients tend to be younger, members of racial or ethnic minority groups, dual-eligible Medicaid patients or suffering from end-stage renal disease, a new study reports

Study: iPad exercise program helps seniors in Siberia get active

Mobi Health News

But a recent study published by JMIR set out to see if an iPad-based exercise regime could help seniors living in Siberia. Finding ways to excersise in Siberia where weather is notoriously extreme can be difficult.

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Beta Cell Study Searches for More Volunteers

Insulin Nation

A study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is testing a drug to stop the body from destroying beta cells at the onset of Type 1 diabetes, and they are casting a wide net to find volunteers, according to a WIAT.com article.

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JAMA study: Big Health's CBT app improves conditions of users with insomnia symptoms

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Among a study group of 1,711 users, use of the Sleepio app appeared to drive improvements in self-reported functional health, psychological wellbeing, and sleep-related quality of life

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Simulation study shows some benefits from inflight emergency care app

Mobi Health News

A new simulation study of 58 physicians shows that AirRx, an iOS and Android app, can help physicians to perform better during inflight emergencies in some ways, though it might slow them down in others

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AI beats humans at identifying cervical cancer in NIH study

FierceHealthIT

A computer algorithm developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health was able to successfully identify precancerous changes in the cervix more often than a human expert looking through a microscope

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Study: online therapy program reduces MS patients' fatigue

Mobi Health News

A study recently published in the BMJ’s Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry found that a digital interactive therapy tool designed for multiple sclerosis patients, Gaia’s Elevida, was effective in reducing MS-related fatigue

Small study links behavioral, neural changes in ADHD boys receiving video game intervention

Mobi Health News

A recent small study published in Nature’s Translational Psychiatry journal observed a change in the brain networking and behavior of boys receiving a video game-based treatment for ADHD.

Study: App for mindful meditation had the same effect as sham meditation app

Mobi Health News

When stress levels are high, turning to an app for guided meditation might not be all that effective, according to a recent small study published in BMC Psychology

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Study: Prompt monitoring with wearable ECG patch more frequently detects undiagnosed a-fib

Mobi Health News

A take-home wearable ECG could be key in detecting undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, according to a new study published in JAMA this morning. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute used the iRhythm Zio patch, an ECG screening wearable, to monitor patients with a risk for the condition.

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Study: Hinge Health's digital pain program reduces chronic lower back pain, disability

Mobi Health News

The digital care program also improved users' knowledge of their condition, and reduced their interest in pursuing surgery

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With ResearchKit study, Duke aims to map many variances in multiple sclerosis

Mobi Health News

Duke University has launched a new Apple ResearchKit study, the MS Mosaic Study, aimed at using big data and patient insights to improve medical understanding of multiple sclerosis.

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Helsinki's brand new children's hospital is a case study in patient-centric design

Mobi Health News

Come take a photo tour of virtual fish tanks, iPad-controlled lights and so many Moomins

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Study: Fitbit steps correlate with standard assessment tools for patient performance status

Mobi Health News

Wearable activity monitors could be useful in assessing the health of cancer patients and making predictions about mortality and adverse events, according to a study published last week in Nature's Digital Medicine partner journal

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Study: U.S. Insulin May be Substandard, As Well As Costly

Insulin Nation

Carter and Heinemann’s study suggests disruption in the cold supply chain. In response to the study, Novo Nordisk released a statement indicating intent to collaborate with the authors of the study to conduct further analysis. On December 21, 2017, Alan W.

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Study: Preventable complications add $2B in hospital costs

FierceHealthIT

A study from IBM Watson Health found nearly 49,000 hospital-acquired conditions in 2016 that were considered potentially avoidable despite quality measures meant to track the complications tied to potential financial penalties

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Health Affairs study details results of digital inhaler partnership between Propeller, City of Louisville, non-profit

Mobi Health News

A partnership between Louisville, Kentucky city leaders, a non-profit, and digital respiratory health company Propeller Health has led to clear improvements in local asthmatic residents’ inhaler use and symptoms, according to a study recently published in Health Affairs.

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