Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD

Mobile Health Strategies

Could Remote Home Monitoring Prevent Falls Among the Elderly?

by Vera Gruessner

The remote home monitoring market is expanding as new technologies become available for tracking patients’ vital signs and medical conditions. Wearable devices and fitness trackers are at the top of the healthy lifestyle mobile tools arena...

Are Fitness Tracking Devices Highly Accurate or Beneficial?

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a wide variety of applications that have helped patients improve their health and wellness as well as better manage their medical conditions. For example, the mHealth space has remote monitoring tools that allow physicians...

FDA Oversight on High-Risk Apps in Mobile Health Industry

by Vera Gruessner

As the mobile health industry continues to progress and new innovations impact patient care, regulatory agencies are taking part in greater oversight of mHealth apps, wearable devices, and remote monitoring tools. From ensuring mobile apps are...

Patient Engagement Initiatives Driving Healthcare Trends

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement initiatives continue to be major drivers of healthcare reform across the country. From mobile health apps and telehealth technology to patient portals and mobile devices, the medical field is poised to improve the quality of...

Corporate BYOD Programs Continue to Grow; Security Risks Rise

by Vera Gruessner

As the number of smartphones and other mobile devices continues to increase throughout the general population worldwide, the likelihood that Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are instituted will likely rise. According to Forbes, BYOD programs...

New Wearable Devices Collect Vital Signs in any Setting

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable devices are continually being developed and refined within the technology sector especially those tools meant for improving and simplifying patient care throughout the healthcare industry. For example, engineers and doctors at Johns...

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...

New Bill May Expand Telehealth to Underserved Populations

by Sara Heath

In recent months, discussions of telehealth and its availability among Medicare beneficiaries have been abuzz. Many organizations, such the American Hospital Association, feel that Medicare needs to expand its policies regarding telehealth so...

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...

Why Mobile Security Risks are Healthcare’s Biggest Liability

by Vera Gruessner

As companies and healthcare organizations around the country adopt mobile devices into their everyday workflow, certain risks become greater with the constant accumulation of data. Mobile security risks are high across the healthcare industry...

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...

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...

How OpenNotes and Portals Improve Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been focused on improving patient engagement across the medical care spectrum in efforts to boost health outcomes. Both Stage 2 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive...

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 Smart Glasses, Mobile Health Industry Improve Patient Care

by Vera Gruessner

The biggest news of late in the tech industry has come from Google, which plans to create a new parent company called Alphabet. Larry Page, the new Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet, wrote in a press release how Alphabet will essentially be...

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