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mHealth in Space: Not Just Science Fiction Any More

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The Canadian Space Agency is moving forward with plans to develop a wireless sensor system that will monitor its astronauts’ vital signs in space. The On Astronaut Wireless sensor System (OAWSS), being developed by Montreal-based Hexoskin,...

Providers Urged to Wait on Remote Patient Monitoring

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A new analysis of the connected health ecosystem advises healthcare providers to take a “wait and see approach” on mHealth devices and platforms. “Migration to Connected Health: Opportunities & Challenges in Remote Patient...

Using mHealth to Help Seniors Age in Place

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A smart home project launched by the University of Missouri has found that seniors who have access to care coordination tools double their chances of living independently. And if they’re using sensors, those chances are doubled again. Marilyn...

New Project to Create mHealth Ethics for Clinical Trials

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What happens when a clinical research project that collects iPhone images unwittingly accesses inappropriate or private content? How about a study that gathers GPS data, or one that pulls in personal data from wearable devices? Clinical studies...

Using Smart Devices and Wearables to Tackle Childhood Asthma

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Researchers at Los Angeles’ two premier universities are joining forces to create an mHealth platform for children dealing with asthma. The team of USC and UCLA researchers has been awarded two grants totaling more than $11 million from...

Stroke Prevention Study to Focus on mHealth Monitoring

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More than 2,000 California residents at risk of having an undetected irregular heartbeat will be fitted with wearable sensors to determine whether a home monitoring program can reduce their chances of suffering a stroke. Some 6 million Americans...

Ochsner is Finding New Value from mHealth Data

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Ochsner Health officials are just now seeing the results of their digital health initiatives – and making some interesting observations on the value of patient-generated data as well. The New Orleans-based health system, among the nation’s...

New Study is Bullish on Remote Patient Monitoring

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Health systems looking to get a handle on population health are finding a valuable partner in home health agencies – and they’re using mHealth tools and platforms to make that connection. Two-thirds of hospitals and health systems...

Could Remote Health Monitoring Cut Healthcare Costs?

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Remote health monitoring continues to be an important method of care among physicians and other healthcare professionals who have included the practice among their heart disease patient base. Nonetheless, many doctors continue the follow-up appointment...

The History of Remote Monitoring, Telemedicine Technology

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Telemedicine technology first began as a form of healthcare delivery in the late 1960s due to the needs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Nebraska Psychology Institute, according to a paper written by researchers...

How Remote Home Monitoring Improves Engagement, Elderly Care

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Remote home monitoring continues to boost patient engagement with their overall health and adherence to provider recommendations for managing their chronic medical conditions, according to a study on telemonitoring published in the Journal of...

Remote Medical Monitoring Cuts Hospital Readmission Rates

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A major goal throughout the federal government has been its aim to reduce rising healthcare costs. As such, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have instituted a punitive decrease in reimbursement among healthcare providers...

Remote Monitoring Advances Care for Baby Boomer Population

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The healthcare industry is facing a large number of challenges over the coming years, including doctor shortages, the onslaught of federal regulations such as meaningful use incentives, the recently implemented ICD-10 coding system, and the rising...

Precision Healthcare Monitoring Tracks Various Medical Issues

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Remote health monitoring systems may be paving the way for more innovative technologies based on precision medicine. According to a press release from the Indiana University School of Medicine, precision medicine and precision healthcare monitoring...

Remote Home Monitoring Prevents Hospitalization, Emergency Care

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Remote home monitoring and telemedicine services can make a big impact on coordinated care by better tracking the ongoing health conditions, symptoms, and vital signs of each patient. If any minor issues are found, they can be tackled much more...

New Contest Could Transform Remote Patient Monitoring

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One area which has pushed forward better health outcomes and higher quality healthcare delivery is the adoption of remote patient monitoring technology. From wearables like smart glasses to medical devices and equipment capable of monitoring...

Why CMS Should Reimburse Remote Patient Monitoring Providers

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The healthcare industry could sincerely benefit from further adoption of remote patient monitoring technology and telehealth solutions as a method for ensuring high-quality and value-based care. As such, the federal government will need to ensure...

Key Healthcare Trends Strengthen Remote Patient Monitoring

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Remote patient monitoring remains a vital aspect of strengthening patient health outcomes and the quality of care across the medical field. Cardiovascular patients, for instance, could benefit from having their blood pressure and heart rate measured...

How Remote Monitoring Tools, Smartwatch Track Patient Health

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The medical sphere is constantly changing as new technologies continue to expand the opportunities within patient care. Remote monitoring tools, for example, are making a huge impact on the overall quality of patient care and health outcomes...

Remote Monitoring Technology Battles Diabetes, Heart Disease

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Chronic diseases affect a large percentage of the patient population across the nation. From diabetes and obesity to heart disease, new technologies from the mobile health industry could potentially improve the management of these chronic conditions....

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