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Could Wearable Medical Devices Track Vitals, Diagnose Disease?

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry is really making a major impact on patient care throughout the country, as more consumers continue utilizing mHealth apps, remote monitoring tools, and telemedicine services. In particular, wearable medical devices...

Wearable Devices May Prevent Falls among Elderly Patients

by Vera Gruessner

Along with telemedicine, remote monitoring technology, and mobile health apps, the development of wearable devices could also have a significant impact on patient care throughout the nation. Wearable devices such as smart watches and smartphones...

Only 45% of Diabetes Patients Use Mobile Health Tools

by Vera Gruessner

Chronic medical conditions may be better managed with the help of mobile health tools and other technologies. Today, many patients around the country are suffering from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and a wide myriad of chronic health conditions....

Mobile Health Apps, Health Informatics Improve Diabetes Care

by Vera Gruessner

In order to improve the quality of healthcare services and boost patient health outcomes, providers have begun adopting a variety of new technologies include mobile health apps, remote monitoring tools, and telemedicine systems. Chronic disease...

Mobile Health Industry Faces Safety and Security Challenges

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has a variety of legal implications that must be addressed by mHealth application manufacturers and healthcare providers who take part in utilizing mobile devices and apps during work hours. Federal regulatory agencies...

Why Mobile Wearable Devices Are Vital for World Heart Day

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has a wide variety of opportunities for consumers interested in improving their overall health and wellness. Those looking to exercise more often, maintain a nutritious diet, quit smoking, or lower their stress levels...

How Mobile Health Tools Could Reduce Physician Burnout

by Vera Gruessner

With the ongoing reforms in the healthcare industry, the high amount of technology implementations taking place, and the rising number of patients in need of services due to the burgeoning baby boomer generation, a large number of doctors claim...

Texting via Mobile Devices Lowers Blood Pressure, Cholesterol

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has a wide variety of implications for patient health and wellness. Various medical conditions could be supported with the help of mobile devices and mHealth applications. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are some...

How Remote Monitoring Tools, Smartwatch Track Patient Health

by Vera Gruessner

The medical sphere is constantly changing as new technologies continue to expand the opportunities within patient care. Remote monitoring tools, for example, are making a huge impact on the overall quality of patient care and health outcomes...

FDA Patient Engagement Committee Fosters mHealth Innovation

by Sara Heath

Although it is clear that the use of mHealth devices can help increase patient engagement, that relationship may rely on the development of good and effective applications and devices which benefit consumers. In an effort to ensure that happens,...

mHealth App Market Sees $400 Million Growth in Five Years

by Sara Heath

The mHealth apps market is a quickly growing industry, specifically provided the growth of mobile devices in healthcare. According to a recent study by Kalorama, there has been significantly fast growth in the mHealth app industry since 2010....

How Mobile Devices Could Benefit Medicaid Beneficiaries

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile devices like smartphones, laptops, and tablets have proliferated a wide array of industries around the world and the healthcare industry is no exception. The US medical field could benefit further from the use of mobile devices and mHealth...

Mobile Health Field Brings Focus to App Connectivity

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has truly exploded in recent years, as the number of mobile health apps available on the market continues to surpass expectations and wearable devices become more innovative and imperative for the clinical space. With...

FTC’s Role in Ensuring Data Security of Mobile Health Apps

by Vera Gruessner

Ever since the widespread use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops took place throughout the nation, many industries began looking toward mobile devices and eventually mobile applications to find ways that would improve workflow. Many companies...

What Obstacles Stand in the Way of Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

Today, many industries focus their energies on strengthening consumer engagement with their products and services. Whether it’s through social media websites, mobile apps, viral videos, or traditional commercials, companies across the globe...

Internet of Things, Wearables Stimulate mHealth Market

by Vera Gruessner

The medical field is changing drastically as new technologies are adopted and positioned as a means toward better quality of care, improved patient outcomes, and lower medical costs – more commonly known as the Triple Aim of Healthcare....

How a Mobile Alert System Improves Nurse, Physician Workflow

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry has played a significant role in improving communications throughout hospitals and clinics, as more nurses and doctors continue using mobile devices and apps to better coordinate care. Additionally, the mHealth field...

83% of Doctors Unhappy with EHR-based Mobile Health Solutions

by Vera Gruessner

Smart phone use throughout hospitals and clinics may not be measuring up to the standards expected by stakeholders and mHealth app manufacturers. Whether it’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) adoption strategies or general app and wearable...

How Mobile Devices Connect Patients to Hospital Providers

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has brought a variety of different technologies to the medical industry. Mobile devices used in healthcare work toward achieving the Triple Aim – improved patient outcomes, better quality of care, and lower medical...

Physician Telehealth Services Impact the Dermatology Field

by Vera Gruessner

Physician telehealth services have been taking off in recent years as more states have adopted reimbursement models and legislation to support payment parity between video-based consults and in-person care. With doctor shortages taking place...

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