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mHealth Tools Help Hospitals Improve the Physician Query Process

June 20, 2018 - Mobile health technology is helping to make the cumbersome process of responding to physician queries easier for physicians, giving them more time to spend with their patients. Often considered a necessary evil in the hospital-based physician’s busy workflow, queries are administrative tasks designed to make sure the physician’s notes are accurate and complete in the...


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With Google Glass, Sutter Health Sees mHealth Success in Workflows

by Eric Wicklund

While the disastrous commercial launch of Google Glass is now a distant memory, one of northern California’s largest health systems is seeing strong success with the enterprise version of the mHealth smartglasses. And officials are...

Health System CIOs Are Ready to Take mHealth to the Next Level

by Eric Wicklund

With some three-quarters of the nation’s health systems now having an mHealth communications strategy, CIOs are now setting their sights on integrating those platforms with clinical decision support tools, including the...

Partners Looks to Integrate mHealth Data Into the Clinical Record

by Eric Wicklund

Partners Connected Health is expanding its mHealth platform to integrate data from consumer-facing devices and wearables, giving healthcare providers new pathways to remote monitoring and care coordination. The Massachusetts-based...

mHealth Helps Smooth the Care Coordination Process for Hospitals

by Eric Wicklund

Health systems across the country are turning to telemedicine to ease a particularly problematic pain point: discharging a patient to a skilled nursing facility. With the typical discharge process taking hours and involving dozens of...

Top 10 Healthcare Mobile Apps Among Hospital, Health Systems

by Thomas Beaton

Providers are adopting the use of mHealth in the form of mobile apps in their pursuit of easing clinical communication between providers and patients as well as improve the management of hospital workflows. Mobile apps allow providers to...

Mobile Device Data Capture Effective in Clinical Trials

by Thomas Beaton

A new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research found that mobile device use can effectively support data management, project management, and telemonitoring within clinical trials. Researchers from the George Institute...

Companies Pledge to Share mHealth Data to Reduce Deaths

by Eric Wicklund

mHealth companies are taking notice of an international effort to share once-siloed data and reduce preventable patient deaths. Earlier this month, Medtronic announced that it would contribute its de-identified data to the Patient Safety...

mHealth Lends an Ear to Speech Recognition Technology

by Eric Wicklund

The longest journey in healthcare may be the distance from the doctor’s mouth to the medical record. And that’s where speech recognition technology may do the most good. It’s an mHealth tool just now coming into its own,...

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