Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD

mHealth

Why BYOD Strategies Should Address Needs of End Users

by Vera Gruessner

As the medical field continues to focus on bringing mobile technology into healthcare practices and implementing smartphones or tablets within the physician workflow, hospitals and clinics are forced to develop effective BYOD strategies. With...

How the FDA is Transforming Patient Engagement Policies

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is truly focused on direct patient care and ensuring that families, caregivers, and patients are satisfied with the services of the medical field. As such, patient engagement plays an imperative role in ensuring the health,...

Remote Monitoring Technology Battles Diabetes, Heart Disease

by Vera Gruessner

Chronic diseases affect a large percentage of the patient population across the nation. From diabetes and obesity to heart disease, new technologies from the mobile health industry could potentially improve the management of these chronic conditions....

Mobile Health Field Brings Focus to App Connectivity

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has truly exploded in recent years, as the number of mobile health apps available on the market continues to surpass expectations and wearable devices become more innovative and imperative for the clinical space. With...

FTC’s Role in Ensuring Data Security of Mobile Health Apps

by Vera Gruessner

Ever since the widespread use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops took place throughout the nation, many industries began looking toward mobile devices and eventually mobile applications to find ways that would improve workflow. Many companies...

What Obstacles Stand in the Way of Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

Today, many industries focus their energies on strengthening consumer engagement with their products and services. Whether it’s through social media websites, mobile apps, viral videos, or traditional commercials, companies across the globe...

Remote Patient Monitoring Market to Reach $1 Billion by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

The remote patient monitoring market is experiencing a transformation as more hospitals and healthcare providers than ever before have begun adopting these new technologies in efforts to improve the quality of patient care and ensure greater...

How BYOD Implementation Impacts Healthcare Security

by Vera Gruessner

With more smartphone end users incorporating their cell phones as well as other mobile devices into their everyday work, the ongoing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) transformation is affecting businesses across the country along with hospitals,...

Mobile Health Regulations Could Strengthen Interoperability

by Vera Gruessner

The mHealth market is making a big splash in the healthcare industry, as more individuals are using wearables, mobile apps, remote monitoring tools, and telehealth technology to maintain their health and wellness throughout their life. This large...

Why BYOD Strategies Aren’t Enough in Healthcare Reform

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been focused on achieving three main goals. These are known as the Triple Aim of Healthcare and consist of improving patient health outcomes, enhancing the quality of care, and reducing medical costs. There are a variety...

Department of Defense Advances Wearable Medical Devices Market

by Vera Gruessner

A major segment of the mobile health field that’s making an impact on the healthcare industry is the development of wearable medical devices. From smartwatches to biosensors in the form of skin patches, the market for wearable medical devices...

Three BYOD Implementation Strategies Hospitals Should Follow

by Vera Gruessner

The world around us has changed drastically in the last several decades. Today, it’s difficult to find an individual who isn’t glued to their smartphone or other gadget. The growth of the Internet has played a major role in revolutionizing...

How Patient Engagement Policies Increase Portal Use

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is moving forward into a new generation of patient care focused on new technologies, mobile health tools, remote monitoring, accountable care, and patient engagement. In fact, patient engagement policies and the implementation...

Healthcare Remote Monitoring Impacts Diabetes Care, Obesity

by Vera Gruessner

As the medical field pushes toward reforming its practices, changing its reimbursement policies, and implementing a variety of new technologies in effort to improve patient care and boost health outcomes, the healthcare remote monitoring market...

Corporate BYOD Policies Encourage Smartphone Use in Meetings

by Vera Gruessner

As smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices proliferate the technology market and become a mainstay of everyday life among consumers, companies and healthcare organizations around the country are incorporating Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) corporate...

Could Remote Home Monitoring Prevent Falls Among the Elderly?

by Vera Gruessner

The remote home monitoring market is expanding as new technologies become available for tracking patients’ vital signs and medical conditions. Wearable devices and fitness trackers are at the top of the healthy lifestyle mobile tools arena...

New Wearable Devices Collect Vital Signs in any Setting

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable devices are continually being developed and refined within the technology sector especially those tools meant for improving and simplifying patient care throughout the healthcare industry. For example, engineers and doctors at Johns...

Chronically Ill, Ordinary Consumer Need Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been determined to meet a number of different meaningful use objectives under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. The implementation of EHR systems and telehealth technology have all been made toward...

Cardiovascular Disease Driving Remote Home Monitoring Market

by Vera Gruessner

Remote home monitoring is becoming more common across the healthcare industry in this country with various medical conditions tracked when patients are away from the hospital. For instance, the monitoring of cardiac health problems can be managed...

Why Mobile Security Risks are Healthcare’s Biggest Liability

by Vera Gruessner

As companies and healthcare organizations around the country adopt mobile devices into their everyday workflow, certain risks become greater with the constant accumulation of data. Mobile security risks are high across the healthcare industry...

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