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Mobile Health Strategies

FCC Ruling May Harm Remote Patient Monitoring Systems

by Vera Gruessner

The remote patient monitoring arena is being affected by federal regulations that may have negative consequences for the patient community and providers as well. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has moved forward in implementing a...

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...

Medical Technologies, Robotics May Improve Radiology Imaging

by Vera Gruessner

As developers create more complex and sophisticated medical technologies, healthcare providers implement remote monitoring tools, mobile health applications, wearable devices, telemedicine features, and patient portals in an effort to improve...

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...

How Mobile Health Apps, Portals Improve Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health apps, patient portals, and fitness tracking devices all play a role in ensuring that patients become engaged with their health and overall wellness. Whether it is to remain dedicated to managing one’s medications and prescriptions...

Remote Monitoring Tools, Wearables Shift Healthcare’s Future

by Vera Gruessner

As the mobile health field continues to advance, there are a variety of new devices and applications that are impacting the market as well as the healthcare industry in many ways. Remote monitoring tools along with smart watches and smart glasses...

Fitness mHealth Technology Revolutionized by MyBehavior App

by Sara Heath

Mobile health tracking apps are the latest thing in mHealth technology, allowing users to keep track of their fitness and nutrition habits. However, many of these apps lack the technology to help users understand aggregated data and give personalized...

Why Mobile Health Applications Require FDA Regulation

by Vera Gruessner

If a medical device like a pacemaker was to be installed through surgery and hadn’t been thoroughly vetted by the proper agency, what patient would ever allow their doctor to go through with the surgery? It’s likely no such patient...

Fast Internet Speed Crucial for Doctors and Patients

by Vera Gruessner

Internet access is a requirement for the majority of businesses, medical organizations, hospitals, police stations, and even fire departments across the nation. Today, the world would not function without quick and easy access to the Internet,...

Wearable Payment Devices Bring Benefits to Fitness Trackers

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health technologies and wearable devices are making an impact across the country among consumers, businesses, and medical establishments. One innovative aspect of mobile tools is the proliferation of wearable payment devices, which are...

Cutting Edge mHealth Technology Spurs Wearable Market Growth

by Sara Heath

Despite the Apple Watch’s slow start, use of the wearable device is expected to grow, and perhaps be a catalyst for mHealth technology innovation. In an article published by The Guardian, the release of the Apple Watch is not only sparking...

Most Wired: Patient Engagement Initiatives Prove Powerful

by Vera Gruessner

It seems that one of the key differentiators between 2015’s Most Wired hospitals stems from patient engagement initiatives. With Stage 2 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs pushing...

Rite Aid, HealthSpot Open Telehealth Clinics in Ohio Stores

by Sara Heath

After a November 2014 partnership announcement, Rite Aid and DrugSpot have officially opened their first in-store HealthSpot clinics in 25 Ohio Rite Aids, according to a company press release, and have thus far served thousands of customers....

Clinical Documentation via Smart Glasses Improves Care

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market has been expanding across the healthcare field with a wide variety of new innovations and devices hitting the market in recent years. Instead of smartphones, there are now wearable devices including smart clothing, smart...

Privacy and Security Vital for Internet of Things Market

by Vera Gruessner

As the digital health space continues to advance throughout the nation and across the globe, more policies and legislation could push forward its advancement in ways that would clearly benefit patient care and population health outcomes. For...

Which Mobile Health Applications Have the Greatest Accuracy?

by Vera Gruessner

With the wide influx of mobile health applications pushed into the market today, it is often difficult to know which apps are useful, accurate, and beneficial among the consumer segment. Since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has had little...

Mobile Health Movement Revolutionizing Medicine in Australia

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health movement is spreading across the globe. The United States is not the only one with citizens tied to their smartphones and tablets. Since mobile technologies have spread throughout the world, the mobile health movement is slowly...

Internet of Things Devices Market May Jump 285% by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

The vast amount of advancement in the digital health space has brought about a rise in products in the market as well as certain key challenges such as data privacy concerns. The healthcare industry is focused on improving interoperability among...

BYOD Movement Poses Significant Security Risks in Healthcare

by Vera Gruessner

One aspect of the mobile health field that has brought some confusion among healthcare providers and the whole medical community is the security risks associated with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement. Many companies in various industries...

Poor Regulatory Framework Challenges Mobile Health Industry

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has undergone profound transformations over the last decade, as it continues to forge a new path for the medical industry and play a role in reforming the regulatory landscape. While there have been a multitude of successes...

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