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Mobile Health Strategies

Department of Defense Advances Wearable Medical Devices Market

by Vera Gruessner

A major segment of the mobile health field that’s making an impact on the healthcare industry is the development of wearable medical devices. From smartwatches to biosensors in the form of skin patches, the market for wearable medical devices...

Three BYOD Implementation Strategies Hospitals Should Follow

by Vera Gruessner

The world around us has changed drastically in the last several decades. Today, it’s difficult to find an individual who isn’t glued to their smartphone or other gadget. The growth of the Internet has played a major role in revolutionizing...

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...

Healthcare Remote Monitoring Impacts Diabetes Care, Obesity

by Vera Gruessner

As the medical field pushes toward reforming its practices, changing its reimbursement policies, and implementing a variety of new technologies in effort to improve patient care and boost health outcomes, the healthcare remote monitoring market...

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...

Corporate BYOD Policies Encourage Smartphone Use in Meetings

by Vera Gruessner

As smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices proliferate the technology market and become a mainstay of everyday life among consumers, companies and healthcare organizations around the country are incorporating Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) corporate...

How Mobile Health Tools Strengthen Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement continues to play a role in the healthcare industry particularly in the physician-patient relationship, as more hospitals and clinics adopt secure messaging tools to allow individuals to communicate with their doctors quickly...

Could Remote Home Monitoring Prevent Falls Among the Elderly?

by Vera Gruessner

The remote home monitoring market is expanding as new technologies become available for tracking patients’ vital signs and medical conditions. Wearable devices and fitness trackers are at the top of the healthy lifestyle mobile tools arena...

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...

Patient Engagement Initiatives Driving Healthcare Trends

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement initiatives continue to be major drivers of healthcare reform across the country. From mobile health apps and telehealth technology to patient portals and mobile devices, the medical field is poised to improve the quality of...

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...

New Wearable Devices Collect Vital Signs in any Setting

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable devices are continually being developed and refined within the technology sector especially those tools meant for improving and simplifying patient care throughout the healthcare industry. For example, engineers and doctors at Johns...

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...

New Bill May Expand Telehealth to Underserved Populations

by Sara Heath

In recent months, discussions of telehealth and its availability among Medicare beneficiaries have been abuzz. Many organizations, such the American Hospital Association, feel that Medicare needs to expand its policies regarding telehealth so...

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...

Why Mobile Security Risks are Healthcare’s Biggest Liability

by Vera Gruessner

As companies and healthcare organizations around the country adopt mobile devices into their everyday workflow, certain risks become greater with the constant accumulation of data. Mobile security risks are high across the healthcare industry...

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...

Google’s Smart Glasses Revolutionize the Toxicology Field

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has brought forth a wide variety of new technologies to boost the quality of patient care at every level from physical exams and diagnostics to treatment and follow-up care. Along with mobile health apps and telehealth...

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