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Mobile Health Applications

Smartphones Used to Treat STDs in Rwanda

by Ryan Mcaskill

With the right mobile application and peripheral attachment, smartphones and tablets can become important healthcare tools. The most common use of smartphones in the healthcare field is putting them in the hands of patients. With the right...

Why Accuracy is Important for Remote Monitoring

by Ryan Mcaskill

Wearable and mobile technology is creating mountains of patient data, but is it actually helpful? The idea of wearable technology in healthcare is simple. Patients wear a device - bracelet, watch, ring, contact lens, special shirt - that has...

Mobile Application Security Guide Released by NIST

by Elizabeth Snell

NIST released a mobile application security guide to help organizations implement the right mobile applications for their facility. Without the necessary mobile application security measures, a healthcare facility runs the risk of exposing sensitive...

FDA Clarifies Mobile Application Regulations

by Ryan Mcaskill

The FDA announced it will not regulate mobile apps or devices that store patient data that is considered low risk. There are a number of federal agencies that have oversight when it comes to the various parts of the healthcare industry. With...

Which Federal Agencies Are Involved in Mobile Health Policy?

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Creating effective mobile health policy requires the cooperation of several federal agencies, each of which has a measure of authority over the design, implementation, and use of mHealth devices and applications. In alphabetical order, the first...


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