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Does Mobile Health Affect Clinical Documentation Improvement?

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry continues to expand its use of technologies, more healthcare providers are able to connect with patients remotely and utilize mobile health strategies to support clinical documentation. Telemedicine is one method that...

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...

Data from Remote Monitoring Tools May be ‘Game Changer’

by Vera Gruessner

As technology continues to advance throughout the healthcare industry, more physicians than ever before are now utilizing EHR systems, mobile health applications, electronic prescribing capabilities, and remote monitoring tools. These advancements...

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...

Monitoring Tools, Wearables Stimulate Mobile Health Industry

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry continues to rise significantly with wearable devices, remote monitoring tools, smartphones, and mobile health applications making the biggest splash in the field. Grand View Research published a report in which the...

How Telemedicine, Video Recording Promotes Patient Care

by Vera Gruessner

The telemedicine industry has been revolutionizing how doctors and patients interact on a daily basis. For example, video recording of a doctor visit could be vital for reducing misconceptions and redundant questions among caregivers, families,...

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...

Mobile Health Market Predicted to Reach $49 Million by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market is continually expanding and evolving, as new devices like wearables and applications are being adopted within the consumer base. The specific industry is predicted to reach more than $49 million by 2020, according to...

How to Use Mobile Health Tools to Better Engage Patients

by Vera Gruessner

The federal government has been focused on increasing patient engagement with their health and wellness via the objectives from the EHR Incentive Programs, which call for a certain percentage of the patient base to view, download, and transmit...

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,...

Only 15% of Doctors Recommend Mobile Health Apps to Patients

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable devices and mobile health apps may have made an impact in the consumer marketplace, but the healthcare industry is slow to adopt such devices, according to the latest results from a MedPanel survey. The healthcare market research company...

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...

Mobile Health Technology Factors May Raise Physician Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

While the mobile health industry continues to impact a large consumer base and many patients have adopted and utilized mHealth apps, clinicians have shown a more inconsistent use of mobile health technology. Currently, mobile health adoption...

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...

47% of Doctors Use Digital Technologies, Smartphones at Work

by Vera Gruessner

Meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs as well as a myriad of other healthcare policies put greater pressure on physicians to adopt electronic and digital technologies in an effort to advance patient...

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...

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