Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD
  • Community Paramedicine Brings mHealth Right to the Patient

    January 19, 2017 - Healthcare providers looking to remotely monitor chronic care patients and those recently released from the hospital are finding a mobile health resource in local EMS providers. Dubbed community paramedicine or mobile integrated health, the concept is catching on in communities all across the country. It generally involves a contract between the health system and local EMS providers, who visit...

  • Can SMART on FHIR Solve mHealth’s Medication Management Challenges?

    January 18, 2017 - An agreement to promote interoperability between three of the largest and most competitive EHR platforms has set the stage for a breakthrough in mHealth medication management. Using the SMART on FHIR app platform, providers will be able to access a patient’s entire medication history no matter where that data is stored. While this opens the door to better care management and coordination,...

  • Telemedicine Success Requires an Alignment of Incentives (and Attitudes)

    January 10, 2017 - The physician at the head of a recent study on eICU benefits says the biggest challenge facing healthcare providers adopting telemedicine these days isn’t the technology. It’s the attitude. “If you apply the technology the way it was designed (to be applied), it can make a difference,” says Craig M. Lilly, MD, director of the eICU program at UMass Memorial Medical Center....

  • Stanford’s mHealth App Gets a Precision Medicine Upgrade

    January 6, 2017 - Stanford’s popular MyHeart Counts app is getting a precision medicine update. One of the first apps to be introduced on Apple’s ResearchKit platform two years ago, the Stanford University School of Medicine’s MyHeart Counts app has logged more than 54,000 participants in a research project that focuses on heart health. Now comes MyHeart Counts 2.0, which combines mHealth...


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Newest ResearchKit Study Focuses on a Rare Disease

Penn Medicine is launching an mHealth project on the ResearchKit platform, aimed at connecting healthcare providers with the few thousand people across the globe who have a rare condition called sarcoidosis. An inflammatory condition that leads...

How One School District Aces the Telehealth Test

For proof that Tennessee’s Sevier County School System is making the most out of its eight-year-old telehealth program, Don Best looks at student report cards. Best, coordinator of school health for one of Tennessee’s largest and...

Community Paramedicine Brings mHealth Right to the Patient

Healthcare providers looking to remotely monitor chronic care patients and those recently released from the hospital are finding a mobile health resource in local EMS providers. Dubbed community paramedicine or mobile integrated health, the concept...

Telehealth in New Jersey Hindered By a Lack of Awareness

Healthcare providers looking to launch a telehealth platform should be reminded to first make sure their potential patients know what it is and what it can do. That’s the dilemma facing New Jersey lawmakers, who are grappling with new legislation...

Stanford mHealth Grant Offers Giveaway of 1000 Apple Watches

The Stanford Center for Digital Health (CHD) is looking for ideas from innovators that "stimulate and support" creative uses of Apple Watch devices for mHealth use by offering $10,000 and 1000 Apple Watches to awardees for research...

Can SMART on FHIR Solve mHealth’s Medication Management Challenges?

An agreement to promote interoperability between three of the largest and most competitive EHR platforms has set the stage for a breakthrough in mHealth medication management. Using the SMART on FHIR app platform, providers will be able...

A Patient-Facing mHealth App Can Also Benefit Providers

Inspira Health is launching a mobile health platform designed to reducing staffing bottlenecks and take the waiting out of waiting rooms. The New Jersey-based health system is deploying a mobile app that allows patients to check in online and...

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