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Mobile Health Strategies

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...

The Importance of Data Encryption in BYOD Strategies

by Vera Gruessner

As more consumers adopt and utilize smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other gadgets, the growth of BYOD strategies will impact a variety of fields including the healthcare industry. With high numbers of people owning a smartphone and using it...

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...

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...

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