Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD
  • mHealth Apps With CDS Can Help Doctors Make Quicker, Better Decisions

    April 24, 2018 - mHealth apps for clinical decision support can help clinicians make better and quicker decisions about ordering diagnostic and lab tests, according to a recent study by researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. But those apps, researchers said, have to be evaluated and approved, so that doctors know which of the ever-growing number of...

  • Community Health Centers Use Telehealth to Boost Specialty Consults

    April 12, 2018 - A unique partnership in Washington is using telehealth to connect physicians in 20 community health centers with volunteer doctors across the country for specialist consults. Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), a not-for-profit plan created by the health centers 25 years ago to serve Medicare and Medicaid populations, is working with the MAVEN (Medical Alumni Volunteer Expert Network)...

  • mHealth Replaces The Specialist Consult in Retinopathy Detection

    April 11, 2018 - Federal regulators have given the green light to mHealth technology that can identify diabetic retinopathy in adults without the need for a specialist consult. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the IDx-DR, which uses artificial intelligence tools to screen for a greater than mild level of retinopathy in adults with diabetes. In issuing its approval, the agency said the device...

  • Senate Committee Embraces Telemedicine in Opioid Crisis Response Act

    April 5, 2018 - The Senate HELP (Health Education, Labor & Pensions) Committee is adding its weight to efforts to make telemedicine a prominent strategy in the nation’s battle against opioid abuse. The 23-member committee this week unveiled a comprehensive bill designed to attack the crisis from several angles. The 116-page bill, called the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, includes provisions...


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mHealth Strategies Need Careful Planning to Reach the Underserved

mHealth programs are often hailed as a means of improving access to care for underserved populations, but how do those mobile health platforms reach those people? After all, they’re underserved for a reason. The first step, experts say,...

mHealth Apps With CDS Can Help Doctors Make Quicker, Better Decisions

mHealth apps for clinical decision support can help clinicians make better and quicker decisions about ordering diagnostic and lab tests, according to a recent study by researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine and the Centers of Disease...

mHealth, Telehealth Innovation on Display in Diabetes Challenge

A global competition launched by the T1D Exchange is shining the spotlight on a wide range of mHealth and telehealth advances for managing diabetes. The Boston-based non-profit, patient-centered research organization unveiled the 10 finalists...

mHealth App Aims to Help Caregivers Identify Perinatal Depression

A new mHealth app aims to help obstetricians by giving them a mobile health resource to detect and manage depression in pregnant woman and new mothers. Developed at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and University of Massachusetts Medical School,...

mHealth Research Touts Digital Health ‘Touches’ to Fight Drug Abuse

Digital health advocates say an automated mHealth messaging platform can help people dealing with opioid abuse to curb their cravings. Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are making the argument following...

ATA Looks to Take Telehealth Out of The Hospital and Into The Home

To Ann Mond Johnson, the biggest barrier to the expansion of telemedicine isn’t reimbursement, licensure or uneven regulations. It’s patient engagement. “We have to make a difference in people’s lives,” says the...

Milwaukee’s Mobile Health Program Shows Benefits of Care Coordination

A mobile health program launched in 2015 by the Milwaukee Fire Department has reduced 911 calls from so-called “frequent flyers” by more than 50 percent over the past two years. Officials say those callers – identified by the...

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