Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD

Mobile Health Applications

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...

Corporate BYOD Programs Continue to Grow; Security Risks Rise

by Vera Gruessner

As the number of smartphones and other mobile devices continues to increase throughout the general population worldwide, the likelihood that Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are instituted will likely rise. According to Forbes, BYOD programs...

Remote Patient Monitoring Market May Reach $46 Billion by 2017

by Vera Gruessner

The remote patient monitoring market is growing as we speak, with new innovations and developments occurring daily across the United States. In fact, MarketResearch.com released a new white paper that predicts the remote patient monitoring market...

71% of Consumers Sleep with Mobile Devices by the Bedside

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry continually pushes forward the implementation of new tools and mobile devices in efforts to improve the quality of patient care and overall health outcomes. The consumer market for mobile devices has been on the rise for...

FDA’s Focus on Patient Safety with Mobile Health Applications

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is focused on improving patient care and health outcomes by garnering greater patient engagement and implementing new technologies to better track medical conditions, reduce medical errors, and potentially prevent more...

Chronically Ill, Ordinary Consumer Need Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been determined to meet a number of different meaningful use objectives under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. The implementation of EHR systems and telehealth technology have all been made toward...

Cardiovascular Disease Driving Remote Home Monitoring Market

by Vera Gruessner

Remote home monitoring is becoming more common across the healthcare industry in this country with various medical conditions tracked when patients are away from the hospital. For instance, the monitoring of cardiac health problems can be managed...

How mHealth Tools Advance Nationwide Telemedicine Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

As nationwide telemedicine adoption grows in scope and becomes more complex throughout the healthcare industry, medical organizations are holding forums to better inform providers on how to best utilize and expand telehealth services. For example,...

Top Trends Revolutionizing the Market for Wearable Devices

by Vera Gruessner

Whether it’s smart glasses, the smart watch, fitness trackers, or wrist bands, wearable devices are making an impact on the healthcare industry across the board. From checking heart rate and respiration to tracking physical activity and...

Does the Mobile Health Field Help Prevent Heart Disease?

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a wide variety of applications for medical care across the nation. These mHealth apps include fitness trackers, remote monitoring tools, secure messaging between patients and providers, and symptom checkers among others....

How to Relieve Stress of Patient Engagement Objectives

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry continues to reform its practices, implement new technologies, and work toward improved quality of care, there are specific steps that could lead to meeting patient engagement objectives and better health outcomes across...

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