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Patient Engagement

Mobile Device Developers Incorporate Health Applications

by Vera Gruessner

The day may come soon when your smartphone or smart-watch will become similar to a nagging spouse, telling you what diet or exercise regime you should follow. Imagine walking into a grocery store and heading for the frozen section. Before you...

Could Smartphone Use Improve Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement strategies are key for healthcare providers who are looking to meet the latest objectives of the meaningful use requirements. While the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs focus mainly on patient portal adoption and...

Do Remote Monitoring Tools Reduce Hospital Admissions?

by Vera Gruessner

Remote monitoring tools have been making a major impact within the healthcare industry in recent months. The latest news comes from Partners Healthcare Connected Health where a remote monitoring program was found to reduce hospital admission...

Do Mobile Health Tools Enhance Family Wellness?

by Vera Gruessner

As the mobile health sector continues to grow by leaps and bounds, it is interesting to note the people who are responsible for the popularity and increased usage of remote mobile health tools. The company mscripts took a look at the demographics...

Mobile Health Technology Transformed through Wearables

by Vera Gruessner

At the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition that took place in Chicago last week, the HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey showed that the health IT sector was integrating mobile health technology in more comprehensive and all-encompassing approaches....

Study Finds Patient Engagement Opportunities High With mHealth

by Ryan Mcaskill

Seventy-two percent of healthcare professionals believe mobile apps can improve patient responsibility. The impact of mobile technology on healthcare is happening in a number of ways. One way that could have the biggest effect of overall health...

Telehealth Tools Impact the Clinical Trials Sector

by Vera Gruessner

The discovery and approval process of drug development can often span many years and clinical study researchers as well as sponsors and medical technology innovators are coming together to reduce this gap. On February 18, many representatives...

Potential of Mobile Health Technology for Patient Outcomes

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Editor's note: The following is a contribution by DataMotion CTO and Founder Bob Janacek. mHealth — the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices — is receiving a lot of media attention, and it should...

Mobile Applications Help Boost Patient Engagement

by Ryan Mcaskill

A new study found that 66 percent of Americans would use a mobile application to manage health-related issues. Getting patients to engage in their healthcare can be a challenge. Once they leave the doctor’s office or hospital, physicians...

Patient Engagement Technology Has Outside Influence

by Ryan Mcaskill

A new study found that patient engagement technology is coming from outside the traditional vendors. One of the biggest challenges for hospitals and practices is getting engage in their care. When properly done, it creates shared responsibility...

How Attitudes towards mHealth Can Drive Patient Engagement

by Jennifer Bresnick

The smartphone may have secured its place as the number one can’t-do-without gadget for the majority of patients – and physicians – in everyday life, but it is still seen as an intrusion in the consult room.  Plastic signs...

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