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BYOD Movement Poses Significant Security Risks in Healthcare

by Vera Gruessner

One aspect of the mobile health field that has brought some confusion among healthcare providers and the whole medical community is the security risks associated with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement. Many companies in various industries...

Poor Regulatory Framework Challenges Mobile Health Industry

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has undergone profound transformations over the last decade, as it continues to forge a new path for the medical industry and play a role in reforming the regulatory landscape. While there have been a multitude of successes...

Mobile Health Impacts Patient Engagement, Accountable Care

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health apps, wearable devices, and remote patient monitoring tools all provide superior avenues for meeting the goals of patient engagement. Ever since the HITECH Act was passed in 2009 and meaningful use requirements began mandating that...

Will Guidelines Ensure an Effective Mobile Security Strategy?

by Vera Gruessner

One of the key drivers of the healthcare industry today is the mobile device. Whether it be smart phones, tablets, laptops, or wearable clothing, these devices can gather a wide range of information and store data that could be imperative for...

Top Six Recommendations for Strong Mobile Health Security

by Vera Gruessner

As mobile health technology continues to transform the medical industry and the workflows of healthcare providers across the country, the need for secure and safe transfer of data among multiple medical facilities and throughout the patient population...

Mobile Clinical Documentation ‘at the Heart’ of Healthcare

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been changing drastically in recent years once the meaningful use requirements under the EHR Incentive Programs were passed. EHR implementation and data entry became a standard way of life for physicians and nurses...

88% of Nurses Profit from Mobile Health Apps, Smartphones

by Vera Gruessner

From smartphones, tablets, and mobile health apps to telemedicine and remote monitoring tools, the advancement of healthcare technologies has stimulated the entire industry to improve population health outcomes and the quality of patient care....

Could Wearable Technology Improve Physical Education?

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable technology continues to affect a variety of health-related practices including the prevention of disease and the advancement of fitness and wellness throughout the nation. With the ongoing rise in obesity rates in the developed world,...

Patient Engagement Expanded via Apple Smartwatch, mHealth App

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement has been a major goal of the healthcare industry in recent years, as the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs push forward patient engagement objectives in the meaningful use requirements. The mobile health field has...

Fitbit Competes in Mobile Health Field: Shares Rise to $30

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field owes its significant growth over the last few years to fitness tracking devices and mHealth applications. The Fitbit, in particular, has been growing in popularity, as it measures the distance a person walks or runs as...

Living Services: The Next Step for the Mobile Health Sector

by Vera Gruessner

The transformations and ongoing complex innovations being created within the mobile health sphere today are making an impact on the medical sector as well as a myriad of other industries. The Internet of Things along with new consumer demands...

These Wearable Devices Detect UV Radiation, Prevent Cancer

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has made some significant gains in the last several years, as it has moved past smartphones, mHealth apps, and tablets to wearable devices and remote monitoring tools. At first, the simple speedometer was used to track...

How Fitness Tracking Devices Help Surgical Patients Recover

by Vera Gruessner

While the healthcare industry does have a focus on improving wellness and reducing the risk of serious medical conditions through fitness tracking devices and other mobile health tools, diseases and health problems do occur throughout the nation....

96% of Consumers Say Mobile Health Industry Improves Life

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has been revolutionizing the way both doctors and patients approach medicine today. When it comes to addressing health issues, mobile health consumers are moving toward preventing disease and increasing fitness and...

FDA Oversight of Mobile Health Field Found Controversial

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has been blossoming tremendously, as new applications, wearable devices, remote monitoring tools, and digital technologies continue to hit the market and gain popularity across the consumer base. Today, smartphones and...

Patient Engagement Needs Greater Clarity in mHealth Sector

by Vera Gruessner

Throughout the healthcare sector, a major aspect of improving medical services and reforming the industry as a whole has been the pursuit of patient engagement. According to a study published in the Journal of Participatory Medicine, the term...

Mobile Health Security Stressed by European Commission

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health security and privacy regulations are truly needed for mHealth apps and other devices throughout this particular market. While the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may need additional time to fully address the security risks...

Mobile Health Market, Digital Healthcare Technology Expands

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market is not slowing down anytime soon. As previously reported by mHealthIntelligence.com, major revolutionary technological advancements are causing the mobile health market to expand. Whether it’s smartwatches, remote...

Mobile Health Apps Lack Physician Trust Due to Few Regulations

by Vera Gruessner

While the number of consumers utilizing mobile health apps and integrating mobile devices in their everyday use continues to remain strong, physician trust of mHealth apps and similar products is still uncertain. For instance, a survey taken...

Use of Mobile Devices and Apps Rose by 10 Hours per Month

by Vera Gruessner

Throughout the United States, the number of Americans utilizing mobile devices and apps has been steadily increasing over the years. Innovative research even indicates that adults around the country spend almost two days per month using their...

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