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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...

Can Fitness Tracking Devices Reduce Insomnia, Treat Anxiety?

by Vera Gruessner

One interesting mobile health device that has made an impact on the health and wellness space is the fitness tracker. Fitness tracking devices such as the Fitbit are able to garner more engagement from consumers when it comes to exercising regularly...

Mobile Health Regulations Could Strengthen Interoperability

by Vera Gruessner

The mHealth market is making a big splash in the healthcare industry, as more individuals are using wearables, mobile apps, remote monitoring tools, and telehealth technology to maintain their health and wellness throughout their life. This large...

Three Ways Smart Glasses Improve Healthcare Services

by Sara Heath

Mobile and wearable technologies are catalysts for many monumental changes throughout the healthcare and mobile health industry. A recent innovation, smart glasses, present many brand new opportunities for industry growth, and show promise for...

How Patient Engagement Policies Increase Portal Use

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is moving forward into a new generation of patient care focused on new technologies, mobile health tools, remote monitoring, accountable care, and patient engagement. In fact, patient engagement policies and the implementation...

Younger Generations Endorse Secure Mobile Messaging Tools

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry focuses on discovering new ways to expand technology and engage patients with their wellness via mobile health devices, it is important to consider how secure mobile messaging could play a role in bringing greater interest...

41% of Consumers Stress over Smartphone Mobile Health Security

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health security remains a top concern not only among hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities but also among the everyday consumer. For example, people who utilize fitness tracking devices, mHealth apps on smartphones, or other...

Are Fitness Tracking Devices Highly Accurate or Beneficial?

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a wide variety of applications that have helped patients improve their health and wellness as well as better manage their medical conditions. For example, the mHealth space has remote monitoring tools that allow physicians...

FDA Oversight on High-Risk Apps in Mobile Health Industry

by Vera Gruessner

As the mobile health industry continues to progress and new innovations impact patient care, regulatory agencies are taking part in greater oversight of mHealth apps, wearable devices, and remote monitoring tools. From ensuring mobile apps are...

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