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Wearable Devices Market Expected to Reach $6.3 Billion by 2020

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Smartphones, tablets, fitness trackers, mobile health apps, and wearable devices are all making an impact on the health of consumers around the country. With the proliferation of mobile devices, more people today than ever before are able to...

How Mobile Health Applications Improve Medication Adherence

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How can a physician be sure that an elderly patient is taking their medication as assigned at the specified time? How can a caregiver be sure that their aging mother is taking her pills at the right dosage? These used to be significant issues...

Too Many Apps Lack Strong Mobile Health Security Features

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Mobile health security remains a key concern for the healthcare industry, as patient data must remain safe and secure from cyber attacks and maintain regulatory standards. However, the prevalence of mobile health apps and devices is making it...

Could Mobile Health Applications Prevent Heart Attacks?

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As the mobile health industry continues to invest in new devices and apps to improve consumer health across the medical care spectrum, stakeholders and analysts look further to understand whether mobile health applications can actually reduce...

Could Wearable Medical Devices Track Vitals, Diagnose Disease?

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The mobile health industry is really making a major impact on patient care throughout the country, as more consumers continue utilizing mHealth apps, remote monitoring tools, and telemedicine services. In particular, wearable medical devices...

Wearable Devices May Prevent Falls among Elderly Patients

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Along with telemedicine, remote monitoring technology, and mobile health apps, the development of wearable devices could also have a significant impact on patient care throughout the nation. Wearable devices such as smart watches and smartphones...

Mobile Health Apps, Health Informatics Improve Diabetes Care

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In order to improve the quality of healthcare services and boost patient health outcomes, providers have begun adopting a variety of new technologies include mobile health apps, remote monitoring tools, and telemedicine systems. Chronic disease...

How Mobile Health Tools Could Reduce Physician Burnout

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With the ongoing reforms in the healthcare industry, the high amount of technology implementations taking place, and the rising number of patients in need of services due to the burgeoning baby boomer generation, a large number of doctors claim...

Texting via Mobile Devices Lowers Blood Pressure, Cholesterol

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The mobile health industry has a wide variety of implications for patient health and wellness. Various medical conditions could be supported with the help of mobile devices and mHealth applications. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are some...

mHealth App Market Sees $400 Million Growth in Five Years

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The mHealth apps market is a quickly growing industry, specifically provided the growth of mobile devices in healthcare. According to a recent study by Kalorama, there has been significantly fast growth in the mHealth app industry since 2010....

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...

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