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Mobile Health Applications

How Wearable Devices Impact the Battlefield and Athletics

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a wide variety of innovative technologies that the healthcare industry benefit from including remote monitoring tools, telemedicine capabilities, mobile applications, and wearable devices. Out of all wearable devices,...

Current Mobile Health Security Practices May be Inadequate

by Vera Gruessner

Both businesses and healthcare organizations around the nation are focused on ensuring that their private information remains private and secured. Mobile health security remains a top priority for the healthcare industry, as patient data must...

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...

How Mobile Health Apps, Portals Improve Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health apps, patient portals, and fitness tracking devices all play a role in ensuring that patients become engaged with their health and overall wellness. Whether it is to remain dedicated to managing one’s medications and prescriptions...

Mobile Health Field Needs to Consider Accuracy, Security

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field could make a difference for patient care and revolutionize physician workflow by the mere existence of the smart phone and relevant applications. Mobile health apps, wearable devices, and telehealth technology all bring...

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...

Why Mobile Health Applications Require FDA Regulation

by Vera Gruessner

If a medical device like a pacemaker was to be installed through surgery and hadn’t been thoroughly vetted by the proper agency, what patient would ever allow their doctor to go through with the surgery? It’s likely no such patient...

Fast Internet Speed Crucial for Doctors and Patients

by Vera Gruessner

Internet access is a requirement for the majority of businesses, medical organizations, hospitals, police stations, and even fire departments across the nation. Today, the world would not function without quick and easy access to the Internet,...

Wearable Payment Devices Bring Benefits to Fitness Trackers

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health technologies and wearable devices are making an impact across the country among consumers, businesses, and medical establishments. One innovative aspect of mobile tools is the proliferation of wearable payment devices, which are...

Cutting Edge mHealth Technology Spurs Wearable Market Growth

by Sara Heath

Despite the Apple Watch’s slow start, use of the wearable device is expected to grow, and perhaps be a catalyst for mHealth technology innovation. In an article published by The Guardian, the release of the Apple Watch is not only sparking...

Most Wired: Patient Engagement Initiatives Prove Powerful

by Vera Gruessner

It seems that one of the key differentiators between 2015’s Most Wired hospitals stems from patient engagement initiatives. With Stage 2 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs pushing...

Clinical Documentation via Smart Glasses Improves Care

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market has been expanding across the healthcare field with a wide variety of new innovations and devices hitting the market in recent years. Instead of smartphones, there are now wearable devices including smart clothing, smart...

What Healthcare Technologies Improve Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement is a major goal of the healthcare industry today due to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and meaningful use requirements pushing forward the mandate for ensuring patients are able to access, download, and transmit...

Which Mobile Health Applications Have the Greatest Accuracy?

by Vera Gruessner

With the wide influx of mobile health applications pushed into the market today, it is often difficult to know which apps are useful, accurate, and beneficial among the consumer segment. Since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has had little...

Mobile Health Movement Revolutionizing Medicine in Australia

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health movement is spreading across the globe. The United States is not the only one with citizens tied to their smartphones and tablets. Since mobile technologies have spread throughout the world, the mobile health movement is slowly...

Internet of Things Devices Market May Jump 285% by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

The vast amount of advancement in the digital health space has brought about a rise in products in the market as well as certain key challenges such as data privacy concerns. The healthcare industry is focused on improving interoperability among...

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...

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...

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,...

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