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Cedars-Sinai Doctors Use mHealth to Improve Post-Operative Recovery

February 4, 2019 - An mHealth program that encourages and measures daily exercise after major surgery can help hospitals reduce the average length-of-stay and send those patients home sooner. That’s the take-away from researchers at Cedars-Sinai Hospital who have been giving patients wearables and asking them to take at least 1,000 steps a day. “Activity monitors provide an inexpensive...

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BWEL Study Creator Talks About Fitbits, mHealth and Virtual Care

by Eric Wicklund

The leader of an expansive mHealth program designed to improve care management and outcomes for women with breast cancer says the Fitbit is giving her and her researchers an opportunity to change how people think about their health. Dr....

Fitbit Competes in Mobile Health Field: Shares Rise to $30

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field owes its significant growth over the last few years to fitness tracking devices and mHealth applications. The Fitbit, in particular, has been growing in popularity, as it measures the distance a person walks or runs...

Mobile Health Devices Improving the Lives of Aging Citizens

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health devices have moved forward once again and made an impact on patient care. IBM and Apple have announced that they will be working with the health and life insurance company Japan Post to offer elderly citizens iPads in hopes...

40M Smartphone Users Track Fitness and Wellness

by Ryan Mcaskill

Patient adoption and M2M communication is helping push the use of mobile devices in the healthcare space. One of the biggest factors pushing the use of mobile health technology is patient willingness to purchase, download and use these...


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