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NIH Gives $1.9M for Wearable Technology in Disease Treatment

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Wearable technology is making waves in the healthcare industry, including in chronic disease management. By allowing patients to take control of their care and manage it via a device that they wear which detects their physical well-being in real...

Mobile Health Field Brings Focus to App Connectivity

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The mobile health field has truly exploded in recent years, as the number of mobile health apps available on the market continues to surpass expectations and wearable devices become more innovative and imperative for the clinical space. With...

Internet of Things, Wearables Stimulate mHealth Market

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The medical field is changing drastically as new technologies are adopted and positioned as a means toward better quality of care, improved patient outcomes, and lower medical costs – more commonly known as the Triple Aim of Healthcare....

How a Mobile Alert System Improves Nurse, Physician Workflow

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The mobile health industry has played a significant role in improving communications throughout hospitals and clinics, as more nurses and doctors continue using mobile devices and apps to better coordinate care. Additionally, the mHealth field...

Can Fitness Tracking Devices Reduce Insomnia, Treat Anxiety?

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One interesting mobile health device that has made an impact on the health and wellness space is the fitness tracker. Fitness tracking devices such as the Fitbit are able to garner more engagement from consumers when it comes to exercising regularly...

Department of Defense Advances Wearable Medical Devices Market

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A major segment of the mobile health field that’s making an impact on the healthcare industry is the development of wearable medical devices. From smartwatches to biosensors in the form of skin patches, the market for wearable medical devices...

Three Ways Smart Glasses Improve Healthcare Services

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Mobile and wearable technologies are catalysts for many monumental changes throughout the healthcare and mobile health industry. A recent innovation, smart glasses, present many brand new opportunities for industry growth, and show promise for...

Younger Generations Endorse Secure Mobile Messaging Tools

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As the healthcare industry focuses on discovering new ways to expand technology and engage patients with their wellness via mobile health devices, it is important to consider how secure mobile messaging could play a role in bringing greater interest...

41% of Consumers Stress over Smartphone Mobile Health Security

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Mobile health security remains a top concern not only among hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities but also among the everyday consumer. For example, people who utilize fitness tracking devices, mHealth apps on smartphones, or other...

Are Fitness Tracking Devices Highly Accurate or Beneficial?

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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...

New Wearable Devices Collect Vital Signs in any Setting

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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

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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...

Top Trends Revolutionizing the Market for Wearable Devices

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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...

Does the Mobile Health Field Help Prevent Heart Disease?

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The mobile health field has a wide variety of applications for medical care across the nation. These mHealth apps include fitness trackers, remote monitoring tools, secure messaging between patients and providers, and symptom checkers among others....

Google’s Smart Glasses Revolutionize the Toxicology Field

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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...

Could Mobile Health Applications Assist in Weight Loss?

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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...

How Wearable Devices Track Vital Signs in Military Pilots

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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

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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...

How Smart Glasses, Mobile Health Industry Improve Patient Care

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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...

How One Mobile Health Application Identifies Depression

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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,...

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