Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD

Mobile Devices in Healthcare

Are Fitness Tracking Devices Highly Accurate or Beneficial?

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a wide variety of applications that have helped patients improve their health and wellness as well as better manage their medical conditions. For example, the mHealth space has remote monitoring tools that allow physicians...

FDA Oversight on High-Risk Apps in Mobile Health Industry

by Vera Gruessner

As the mobile health industry continues to progress and new innovations impact patient care, regulatory agencies are taking part in greater oversight of mHealth apps, wearable devices, and remote monitoring tools. From ensuring mobile apps are...

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...

71% of Consumers Sleep with Mobile Devices by the Bedside

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry continually pushes forward the implementation of new tools and mobile devices in efforts to improve the quality of patient care and overall health outcomes. The consumer market for mobile devices has been on the rise for...

FDA’s Focus on Patient Safety with Mobile Health Applications

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is focused on improving patient care and health outcomes by garnering greater patient engagement and implementing new technologies to better track medical conditions, reduce medical errors, and potentially prevent more...

Top Trends Revolutionizing the Market for Wearable Devices

by Vera Gruessner

Whether it’s smart glasses, the smart watch, fitness trackers, or wrist bands, wearable devices are making an impact on the healthcare industry across the board. From checking heart rate and respiration to tracking physical activity and...

Google’s Smart Glasses Revolutionize the Toxicology Field

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has brought forth a wide variety of new technologies to boost the quality of patient care at every level from physical exams and diagnostics to treatment and follow-up care. Along with mobile health apps and telehealth...

Why BYOD Strategies Should Address Mobile Health Security

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been focused on implementing a wide variety of technologies including mobile health tools, electronic patient record systems, remote monitoring capabilities, and telemedicine platforms in an effort to improve the quality...

NSF Sleep Technology Council to Innovate mHealth Sleep Apps

by Sara Heath

Today, it is as if there’s an mHealth app for everything, as the selection of fitness and nutrition trackers available on the market grows larger and larger. Fitbits and other fitness wearables are only becoming more popular, and fitness...

How Smart Glasses, Mobile Health Industry Improve Patient Care

by Vera Gruessner

The biggest news of late in the tech industry has come from Google, which plans to create a new parent company called Alphabet. Larry Page, the new Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet, wrote in a press release how Alphabet will essentially be...

mHealth Technology Awarded in NewYork-Presbyterian Contest

by Sara Heath

With mHealth technology on the rise, the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital decided to hold the InnovateNYP: Open Challenge to foster innovation in patient care and provider communication, according to a company press release. The competition, which...

How Improvements to mHealth Apps Increase Patient Engagement

by Sara Heath

With the increasing use of mobile applications comes the increasing use of mobile health amongst physicians and patients alike. However, since the mHealth market is newly emerging, it is important to evaluate how these technologies are developed...

Fitness mHealth Technology Revolutionized by MyBehavior App

by Sara Heath

Mobile health tracking apps are the latest thing in mHealth technology, allowing users to keep track of their fitness and nutrition habits. However, many of these apps lack the technology to help users understand aggregated data and give personalized...

Rise of Mobile Health Technology Brings More Data Analysis

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health technology field has been expanding throughout the entire medical care industry within the United States. With the widespread use of the Internet, laptops, smart phones, and tablets became standard mobile devices to communicate...

50% of Users Unsatisfied with Mobile Health Applications

by Vera Gruessner

Do healthcare providers offer sufficient mobile health applications to connect with their patients? According to a global survey from Kentico Software, there may not be enough capabilities among medical facilities when it comes to patient portals,...

Black Book’s 2015 User Survey Shows Rising Mobile EHR Use

by Sara Heath

A recent survey conducted by Black Book, a well-known source for healthcare IT customer satisfaction, gives a look into the growing popularity of mHealth and mobile devices for electronic health records (EHRs). Before announcing drchrono the...

The History of Mobile Health: From Cell Phones to Wearables

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry is defined as the generation, accumulation, and exchange of medical information through mobile and wireless tools. Today there are a wide variety of different mobile health devices and applications available to the...

Do Physicians Endorse Mobile Health Applications, Wearables?

by Vera Gruessner

Healthcare providers seem to be more focused on handling medical care services like diagnostics, treatments, and chronic disease management whereas the use of mobile health applications falls by the wayside. While most doctors today use computer...

Critical Steps for Strengthening Mobile Device Security

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a variety of challenges that consumers need to take into consideration when utilizing apps and tools. In particular, mobile device security must be taken into account when adopting new technologies. The Office of the...

How Digital Health Devices Benefit Diagnostic Services

by Vera Gruessner

Digital health devices like smartphones, tablets, or wearable technology are revolutionizing the consumer space, as more individuals utilize applications to track their fitness and wellness objectives. Additionally, patients and doctors could...

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