Study: Years later, pedometer-based walking interventions remain impactful

Mobi Health News

A recent study found fewer health events in the four years following a 12-week behavior change program.

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Hot flashes decrease by 50 percent in VRHealth pilot study

Mobi Health News

In a small pilot study, participants that used the VR system reported experiencing a decrease in hot flashes and stress

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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.

Improving Healthcare Experiences with Collaboration: Case Studies

CiscoHealth

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.

Study: In-home stroke rehabilitation comparable to clinician-guided therapy

Mobi Health News

Both study groups used an app-based therapy, and required a similar number of sessions to become proficient in specific rehabilitation tasks

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Health eHeart Study's smartphone measurements offer population-level heart rate insights

Mobi Health News

After validating smartphone photoplethysmography against in-clinic ECG, UCSF researchers contextualized heart rate data from nearly 70,000 study participants

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Study Finds Telehealth Virtual Visits ‘Vastly Preferred to Office Visits by Patients’

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A study published in The American Journal of Managed Care in January 2019 has found that telehealth virtual visits offer a variety of benefits across the care continuum. Breaking Down the Findings from MGH's Study on Telehealth Virtual Visits. virtual studies

Study: Speech recognition technology combined with AI could help detect PTSD

Mobi Health News

In a recent study published in the journal of Depression and Anxiety, a voice-analyzing AI was able to detect, with 89% accuracy, if a subject presented with PTSD.

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Apple Heart Study results: Notifications are rare, but often coincide with ECG-confirmed a-fib

Mobi Health News

Among more than 400,000 participants who enrolled in the study, only 0.5 percent ever received an atrial fibrillation alert from the app

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Health eHeart Study's smartphone measurements offer population-level heart rate insights

Mobi Health News

After validating smartphone photoplethysmography against in-clinic ECG, UCSF researchers contextualized heart rate data from nearly 70,000 study participants

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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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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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Childhood mental illness diagnosis up 31%: study

FierceHealthIT

There is a direct correlation between the increasing rate of childhood mental illness and healthcare costs, according to a new study by IBM Watson Health

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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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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.

Gender bias persists in medicine, including surgery, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare professionals, including surgeons, have both implicit and explicit biases when it comes to gender and career roles, according to a new study.

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Study finds age, race disparities in hospital patient portal use

FierceHealthIT

Patient portals are often touted as a tool to improve patient engagement, but a new study finds merely providing access to technology has not helped to close the digital divide for African American and older patients

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Digital support helps UK GPs reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing, study shows

Mobi Health News

The year-long study used EHRs from 79 GP surgeries in the UK contributing to the Clinical Practice Research Datalink

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New Case Study with Avera Health

American Well

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.

Study: Wellness programs show limited clinical results

FierceHealthIT

A new study published in JAMA shows that there is little evidence that employee wellness programs are in fact improving employee health and productivity

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Initial prescription supply associated with long-term opioid abuse: study

FierceHealthIT

The initial prescription amount and days' worth of pills can have a big impact on the long-term use of opioids, a new study shows

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Study: Socks with sensors could help continuously monitor diabetic neuropathy

Mobi Health News

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

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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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Too many EHR-generated messages contributing to physician burnout: study

FierceHealthIT

Physicians' EHR inboxes are clogged up with system-generated messages, such as reminders to order routine chronic disease management lab tests, and it's contributing to burnout and physicians' desire to reduce their clinical work hours, according to a new study

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National study of insurance claims shows 53% increase for telehealth in 2017

Clocktree

US News just released a summary of a study done by FAIR Health which looked at telehealth trends based on insurance claims in the year 2017.

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.

Study links Medicaid expansion with lower cardiovascular disease mortality rates

FierceHealthIT

States that expanded Medicaid saw lower mortality rates from cardiovascular disease compared to non-expansion states, according to a new study.

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eTectRx's ingestion sensors to be used in HIV drug study at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Mobi Health News

The study is aimed at understanding adherence patterns for pre-exposure prophylaxis, an HIV prevention drug.

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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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Smart devices can detect cardiac arrest by monitoring breathing: study

FierceHealthIT

Researchers found that smart devices can be used to detect sounds associated with cardiac arrest and then call for help which could potentially boost survival rates, according to a new study Of those individuals who experience a cardiac arrest at home, the survival rates are slim.

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Study suggests new test could diagnose sepsis faster

Mobi Health News

The UK Sepsis Trust said that, while there was “no perfect test for sepsis”, the study “serves to remind us that technology is advancing ever closer to providing the answers

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Improving Healthcare Experiences with Collaboration: Case Studies

CiscoHealth

In a 2017 Reach Health study, 93% of healthcare professionals identified “integrated audio and video for live patient engagement” as the most valuable feature of telemedicine systems. The study also identified top objectives for telemedicine programs as follows: Improve patient outcomes.

CMS may overpay Medicare Advantage plans by billions, study finds 

FierceHealthIT

Medicare Advantage members often account for less healthcare spending before they switch plans, meaning the government may be significantly overpaying MA insurers, according to a new study.

Mobile game study links wayfinding skill to Alzheimer's gene

Mobi Health News

A subject's gaming performance results were a predictor in whether or not they had APOE4, a gene linked to a predisposition for Alzheimer's.

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Three Rock Health case studies in navigating the startup-enterprise relationship

Mobi Health News

Wildflower, Omada and Welkin Health have lessons to share about working with large enterprises

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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.

Apple Watch study finally out

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The EU’s plan to lead in “trustworthy” AI — FCC Roundup

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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: Medicaid enrollees may struggle to access buprenorphine

FierceHealthIT

A recent study found that buprenorphine was underused in states with high opioid-related mortality rates, especially for patients with Medicaid coverage

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