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Mobile Health Applications

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...

Chronically Ill, Ordinary Consumer Need Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been determined to meet a number of different meaningful use objectives under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. The implementation of EHR systems and telehealth technology have all been made toward...

Cardiovascular Disease Driving Remote Home Monitoring Market

by Vera Gruessner

Remote home monitoring is becoming more common across the healthcare industry in this country with various medical conditions tracked when patients are away from the hospital. For instance, the monitoring of cardiac health problems can be managed...

How mHealth Tools Advance Nationwide Telemedicine Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

As nationwide telemedicine adoption grows in scope and becomes more complex throughout the healthcare industry, medical organizations are holding forums to better inform providers on how to best utilize and expand telehealth services. For example,...

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...

Does the Mobile Health Field Help Prevent Heart Disease?

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a wide variety of applications for medical care across the nation. These mHealth apps include fitness trackers, remote monitoring tools, secure messaging between patients and providers, and symptom checkers among others....

How to Relieve Stress of Patient Engagement Objectives

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry continues to reform its practices, implement new technologies, and work toward improved quality of care, there are specific steps that could lead to meeting patient engagement objectives and better health outcomes across...

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...

Could Mobile Health Applications Assist in Weight Loss?

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has brought forth a wide variety of new technologies for the general consumer including fitness trackers, mobile apps, wearable devices, and remote monitoring tools. Often the health and fitness space looks toward mobile...

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...

Best Practices to Follow for Internet of Things Security

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile security and privacy protocols are vital when it comes to the Internet of Things space, which is why the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) published a draft trust framework specifically for Internet of Things devices that entails specific best...

How Wearable Devices Track Vital Signs in Military Pilots

by Vera Gruessner

The technology fields are overflowing with new innovations and developments to improve remote patient monitoring and health outcomes in the medical care industry. From telehealth platforms and mobile health applications to health IT systems and...

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...

Mobile Health Security Vital for Patient Record Access

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health security is essential for ensuring that patient data remains safe, protected, and private from cyber-attacks and data breaches. As the healthcare industry continues to invest in health IT systems and greater amounts of documentation...

How One Mobile Health Application Identifies Depression

by Vera Gruessner

Could a smartphone sensor be able to tell the mood the user is in? It seems that the mobile health industry is moving toward innovating applications, sensors, and devices in the psychiatry and psychology fields. As reported yesterday by mHealthIntelligence.com,...

Mood-tracking Mobile App Revolutionizes Mental Health Field

by Vera Gruessner

The mental health field including psychiatry and psychology could benefit greatly from telehealth technologies and mobile health applications. For instance, patients who have been diagnosed with depression or an anxiety disorder may need to 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 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...

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