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

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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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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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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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: More than Half of Hourly Employees Prevented From BYOD

Electronic Health Reporter

A new study reveals that more than half of hourly employees say their current role prevents them from maximizing their full potential at work. The study also finds that today’s hourly workforce has little […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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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

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.

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: 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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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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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 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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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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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.

Study finds 2/3 of healthcare providers aren’t familiar with changes to telehealth reimbursement

Clocktree

We’ve referenced studies in the past that show a large majority of patients (67% – 82%) are interested in telehealth services, or would be if they were available. According to a recent survey by Reaction Data , 67% of healthcare providers surveyed weren’t aware of major changes to telehealth reimbursements laws in effect as of January 1.

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: Medicare compliance costing psychiatric facilities nearly $2B a year

FierceHealthIT

A new study released by the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare reveals that inpatient psychiatric facilities are spending vast amounts of their budgets to comply with CMS regulations

Accenture study finds millennials, Gen Z are looking to technology, nontraditional settings for healthcare

Mobi Health News

Younger generations are less likely to have a primary care doctor. However, on the whole, virtual care and walk-in clinics are on the rise

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.

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.

Scribes save doctors time and hospitals money, new study finds

FierceHealthIT

Scribes can benefit both doctors and hospitals, according to a new study. Using scribes increased emergency physicians’ productivity so they can care for more patients and ultimately saved hospitals money

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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: 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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Kaia Health unveils a feasibility study to explore a digital COPD treatment for Japan’s ageing population

Mobi Health News

Digital therapeutics company Kaia Health has unveiled a feasibility study to examine the impact of its digital therapeutic treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) on Japan’s ageing population. This follows a German pilot study which successfully decreased symptoms

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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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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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Verizon Study: Companies Becoming More Mobile, but Investment In Security Lags

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Verizon Study: Companies Becoming More Mobile, but Investment In Security Lags appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Study: Pre-op patient engagement, education app decreased time in hospital

Mobi Health News

Peerwell's PreHab app was also associated with a decrease in poor discharge dispositions

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Will study results mean more teleabortion?

Morning eHealth

Wilkie vote coming — Big cyberattacks revealed

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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

Misdiagnosis top claim in medical malpractice lawsuits involving children: study

FierceHealthIT

A missed, failed, or wrong diagnosis—largely the result of inadequate medical assessments—is the top allegation in malpractice claims involving children ages one month to 17 years, according to a recent claims analysis

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