Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD

Mobile Health Strategies

The Advantages of Mobile Health Apps Today and Tomorrow

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry, along with remote monitoring and telehealth systems, has a wide impact on reducing hospitalizations and emergency room visits throughout the healthcare spectrum by improving communication and care coordination among...

Could Remote Health Monitoring Cut Healthcare Costs?

by Vera Gruessner

Remote health monitoring continues to be an important method of care among physicians and other healthcare professionals who have included the practice among their heart disease patient base. Nonetheless, many doctors continue the follow-up appointment...

Wearable Devices Impact Heart Health Remote Monitoring

by Vera Gruessner

More healthcare providers have been looking toward incorporating wearable devices and remote monitoring tools into improving the health outcomes of their patient base as well as reducing hospital readmission rates. For instance, researchers at...

How Mobile Health Apps Assist Hydrocephalus Patients in ER

by Vera Gruessner

With the proliferation of mobile health apps, new innovations are now addressing the many diseases and chronic medical conditions affecting patients across the healthcare continuum. For example, one new mobile health app, which comes from a team...

More Providers, Executives Back Bring Your Own Device Security

by Vera Gruessner

With health IT and mobile security of the utmost importance throughout the healthcare industry, more medical providers including chief information officers at hospitals are starting to focus their efforts on ensuring patient data privacy and...

How Mobile Sensor Devices May Help People Quit Smoking

by Vera Gruessner

The medical industry faces many challenges from ongoing healthcare reforms and federal regulations to the constant focus on reducing skyrocketing costs. One of the key ways to cut healthcare spending may be to focus on preventive and wellness...

58% of Smartphone Owners Download, Use Mobile Health Apps

by Vera Gruessner

Smartphone users seem to have a high regard for mobile health apps, especially those focused on providing diet and fitness support. A study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows that 58 percent of surveyed mobile phone users...

BYOD Strategies Should Rise with Growing Tablet Sales

by Vera Gruessner

Many companies and organizations around the country are integrating Bring Your Own Device or BYOD strategies due to the cost effectiveness of such opportunities. Employees in a wide variety of fields including the healthcare space are utilizing...

Mobile Health Apps Improve Adherence, Reduce Hospitalization

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health apps and devices have made significant strides in advancing the quality of healthcare services and patient outcomes around the country throughout the last few years. There are a variety of aspects that have become stronger throughout...

Market for Wearable Devices Expected to Double by 2018

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable devices are continually making a splash throughout the fitness and healthcare markets. Consumers are flocking to smartwatches, fitness trackers, and other wearables in order to improve their overall wellness. A new report from eMarketer...

Lack of Management Harms Mobile Data Interoperability

by Vera Gruessner

The health IT field of today faces a major challenge as it becomes a mainstay of the healthcare industry. With health IT and mobile health expected to revolutionize medical care and improve patient health outcomes, it’s imperative to address...

Mobile Health Tools Improve Engagement in Spina Bifida Patients

by Vera Gruessner

As manufacturers and entrepreneurs continue to create new and innovative technologies to benefit the healthcare industry, more evidence is found that mobile health tools strengthen patient engagement with their own health and wellness. For instance,...

Are BYOD Guidelines Strong Enough to Protect Patient Data?

by Vera Gruessner

While there are some benefits to Bring Your Own Device or BYOD guidelines such as cutting costs of company-owned products and offering employees more flexibility, the privacy and security risks associated with BYOD guidelines may be too great...

How Mobile Health Tools Help Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health tools can be used to help patients in a wide variety of ways including diet and nutrition tips, physical activity guidance, and even medication management. New devices, telehealth technologies, and mobile health tools could potentially...

Should Clinical Trials Include the Patient Experience?

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is focused on improving the patient experience across the board by ensuring patients understand all of their treatment options and receive the opportunity to rate their hospital services. Promoting both engagement and...

Could Healthcare BYOD Policies ‘Bring Disaster’ for Security?

by Vera Gruessner

As more providers find healthcare BYOD policies beneficial among physicians, nurses, and other medical staff, a common fear throughout the industry is the potential for a data breach. Patient data security risks continue to dominate the discussion...

Digital Technology Field Could Improve Fitness among Children

by Vera Gruessner

Today, digital technologies like smartphones and tablets have been integrated in a wide array of day-to-day activities among multiple generations. While the workforce uses smartphones to keep track of their daily schedule and communicate with...

Precision Healthcare Monitoring Tracks Various Medical Issues

by Vera Gruessner

Remote health monitoring systems may be paving the way for more innovative technologies based on precision medicine. According to a press release from the Indiana University School of Medicine, precision medicine and precision healthcare monitoring...

Wearable Devices Market Expected to Reach $6.3 Billion by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

Smartphones, tablets, fitness trackers, mobile health apps, and wearable devices are all making an impact on the health of consumers around the country. With the proliferation of mobile devices, more people today than ever before are able to...

BYOD Policies Need to Address Rise in Patient Data Breaches

by Vera Gruessner

With the wide proliferation of mobile devices like smartphones, laptops, and tablets along with fitness trackers and smart watches, it is understandable how the age of the Internet has brought forth a near obsession throughout our culture to...

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