Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD


FDA Oversight of Mobile Health Field Found Controversial

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has been blossoming tremendously, as new applications, wearable devices, remote monitoring tools, and digital technologies continue to hit the market and gain popularity across the consumer base. Today, smartphones...

Patient Engagement Needs Greater Clarity in mHealth Sector

by Vera Gruessner

Throughout the healthcare sector, a major aspect of improving medical services and reforming the industry as a whole has been the pursuit of patient engagement. According to a study published in the Journal of Participatory Medicine, the...

Mobile Health Security Stressed by European Commission

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health security and privacy regulations are truly needed for mHealth apps and other devices throughout this particular market. While the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may need additional time to fully address the security...

Mobile Health Market, Digital Healthcare Technology Expands

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market is not slowing down anytime soon. As previously reported by, major revolutionary technological advancements are causing the mobile health market to expand. Whether it’s smartwatches,...

Mobile Health Apps Lack Physician Trust Due to Few Regulations

by Vera Gruessner

While the number of consumers utilizing mobile health apps and integrating mobile devices in their everyday use continues to remain strong, physician trust of mHealth apps and similar products is still uncertain. For instance, a survey...

Use of Mobile Devices and Apps Rose by 10 Hours per Month

by Vera Gruessner

Throughout the United States, the number of Americans utilizing mobile devices and apps has been steadily increasing over the years. Innovative research even indicates that adults around the country spend almost two days per month using...

Mobile Health Field Stresses Wellness, Disease Management

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field is bringing key medical information to patients and consumers that had once had to visit a physician’s office to receive the same tips and advice. New findings from Rice University’s Baker Institute for...

Mobile Health Applications Lack Oversight from Experts

by Vera Gruessner

The development and utilization of mobile health applications seems to lack oversight from either federal agencies or public health experts. For instance, research published in the Obstetrics & Gynecology journal shows that very few...

Mobile Device Developers Incorporate Health Applications

by Vera Gruessner

The day may come soon when your smartphone or smart-watch will become similar to a nagging spouse, telling you what diet or exercise regime you should follow. Imagine walking into a grocery store and heading for the frozen section. Before...

High-Speed Internet is Crucial for Mobile Health Applications

by Vera Gruessner

In order to ensure that mobile health applications are utilized broadly across the medical sector and among the patient population, it is vital to have fast Internet access no matter where a person is located. On January 13, 2015,...

How Remote Monitoring Tools Reduce Costs and Hospitalizations

by Vera Gruessner

Remote monitoring tools could impact the healthcare sector in a variety of ways from reducing hospital readmissions and improving health outcomes to lowering costs and advancing quality care improvements. Bedford Nursing &...

Mobile Health Applications Make an Impact in the UK

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health applications via smart phones or tablets are making an impact on engaging patients with their wellness throughout the United States. The US, however, isn't the only country where mobile health applications reign. The...

Could Smartphone Use Improve Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement strategies are key for healthcare providers who are looking to meet the latest objectives of the meaningful use requirements. While the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs focus mainly on patient portal adoption...

Do Remote Monitoring Tools Reduce Hospital Admissions?

by Vera Gruessner

Remote monitoring tools have been making a major impact within the healthcare industry in recent months. The latest news comes from Partners Healthcare Connected Health where a remote monitoring program was found to reduce hospital...

Remote Monitoring Tools Offer Comprehensive ADHD Assessment

by Vera Gruessner

An important avenue within the healthcare technology sector is the development of remote monitoring tools. These applications may play a major role in improving the quality of healthcare services and boosting patient health...

Do Mobile Health Tools Enhance Family Wellness?

by Vera Gruessner

As the mobile health sector continues to grow by leaps and bounds, it is interesting to note the people who are responsible for the popularity and increased usage of remote mobile health tools. The company mscripts took a look at the...

Telehealth Technology Improves Patient Access to Care

by Vera Gruessner

More providers than ever before have jumped on the bandwagon of telehealth technology. The use of mobile health tools to connect with patients via Skype, Google Hangouts, or other telepresence applications can reduce the amount of time...

Mobile EHR Platforms Prevent Spread of Ebola in Nigeria

by Vera Gruessner

The spread of the Ebola virus across the continent of Africa was a grave concern for a significant portion of time, but Nigeria was one country where the threat lead to fewer deaths and cases of the medical condition. Even during the worst...

Why BYOD Policy Needs Strong Data Security

by Vera Gruessner

Has your hospital or clinic adopted a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy? If so, these devices will need to be encrypted and the information stored on them be kept confidential and secure from cyberattacks. The need for improving data...

mHealth Devices like Apple Watch Monitor Chronic Conditions

by Vera Gruessner

There are a variety of new mHealth devices available for patients and physicians alike. Smartphones, tablets, smart glasses, and the smart watch are some of the biggest developments. New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System recently...


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