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Mobile Health Applications

How Digital Health Devices Benefit Diagnostic Services

by Vera Gruessner

Digital health devices like smartphones, tablets, or wearable technology are revolutionizing the consumer space, as more individuals utilize applications to track their fitness and wellness objectives. Additionally, patients and doctors could...

Mobile Health Market Predicted to Reach $49 Million by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market is continually expanding and evolving, as new devices like wearables and applications are being adopted within the consumer base. The specific industry is predicted to reach more than $49 million by 2020, according to...

How to Use Mobile Health Tools to Better Engage Patients

by Vera Gruessner

The federal government has been focused on increasing patient engagement with their health and wellness via the objectives from the EHR Incentive Programs, which call for a certain percentage of the patient base to view, download, and transmit...

88% of Nurses Profit from Mobile Health Apps, Smartphones

by Vera Gruessner

From smartphones, tablets, and mobile health apps to telemedicine and remote monitoring tools, the advancement of healthcare technologies has stimulated the entire industry to improve population health outcomes and the quality of patient care....

Could Wearable Technology Improve Physical Education?

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable technology continues to affect a variety of health-related practices including the prevention of disease and the advancement of fitness and wellness throughout the nation. With the ongoing rise in obesity rates in the developed world,...

Only 15% of Doctors Recommend Mobile Health Apps to Patients

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable devices and mobile health apps may have made an impact in the consumer marketplace, but the healthcare industry is slow to adopt such devices, according to the latest results from a MedPanel survey. The healthcare market research company...

Patient Engagement Expanded via Apple Smartwatch, mHealth App

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement has been a major goal of the healthcare industry in recent years, as the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs push forward patient engagement objectives in the meaningful use requirements. The mobile health field has...

Mobile Health Technology Factors May Raise Physician Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

While the mobile health industry continues to impact a large consumer base and many patients have adopted and utilized mHealth apps, clinicians have shown a more inconsistent use of mobile health technology. Currently, mobile health adoption...

How Fitness Tracking Devices Help Surgical Patients Recover

by Vera Gruessner

While the healthcare industry does have a focus on improving wellness and reducing the risk of serious medical conditions through fitness tracking devices and other mobile health tools, diseases and health problems do occur throughout the nation....

96% of Consumers Say Mobile Health Industry Improves Life

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has been revolutionizing the way both doctors and patients approach medicine today. When it comes to addressing health issues, mobile health consumers are moving toward preventing disease and increasing fitness and...

47% of Doctors Use Digital Technologies, Smartphones at Work

by Vera Gruessner

Meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs as well as a myriad of other healthcare policies put greater pressure on physicians to adopt electronic and digital technologies in an effort to advance patient...

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 and...

Mobile Health Market, Digital Healthcare Technology Expands

by Vera Gruessner

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

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 taken...

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 their...

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 Public...

Mobile Health Technology Assists with Maternal Care, Epidemics

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health technology may be able to play a strong role in improving healthcare services in third world countries, as one case study illustrated the benefits mHealth brought to several nations in Africa. Whether it's in fighting the Ebola...

Bring Your Own Device Policies Benefit from Security Platform

by Vera Gruessner

One of the ongoing challenges taking place among hospitals, clinics, and other industries as well is the legal implications around using personal mobile devices in the workplace. Healthcare organizations that allow physicians, nurses, and other...

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 women’s...

Mobile Security Policies Lacking Among mHealth Apps

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile security and patient privacy are vital among consumers when buying mHealth applications and remote monitoring tools. Vendors and mobile health developers will need to keep data security in the forefront of their work in order to keep consumers...

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