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Mobile Health Technology

Denmark Leads in European Mobile Health Market

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market will be growing across the globe over the next several years, as it is expected to reach $32 billion by 2019. The US is not the only country leading in mobile health adoption, as Denmark is a leading nation in...

Mobile Health Technology Cuts Hospital Readmission Rates

by Vera Gruessner

One issue that healthcare providers have seen in the clinical space that’s caused worse health outcomes is the lack of medication adherence among patients. While electronic prescribing may lead to fewer medical errors among...

Mobile Health Technology Shows Greater Presence at HIMSS15

by Vera Gruessner

At the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition taking place in Chicago over the next few days, new announcements about mobile health technology are being disclosed frequently. For example, Influence Health, a vendor of a digital...

96 Percent of Patients Think mHealth will Improve Life

by Vera Gruessner

At the HIMSS15 Annual Conference and Exhibition, mobile health will take center stage, as healthcare IT experts will discuss the impacts of mobile health on costs as well as the quality and delivery of care.  Participants will be...

Mobile Healthcare Market Expected to Reach $13B in 2015

by Ryan Mcaskill

It’s no question that more people are talking about the impact of mobile devices in healthcare. As the devices and their services mature, what they are capable of grows. Things that were unthinkable a decade ago, like patients...

Mobile Security a Challenge for Healthcare IT Departments

by Ryan Mcaskill

As the use of mobile devices grows, security measures need to be evolve to address new challenges. The market for mobile devices and applications in the healthcare landscape is booming. Major tech companies like Apple and Google are...

Proposed VA Budget to Boost Telehealth, mHealth Capabilities

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to increase its telehealth and mobile health capabilities in the coming years, according to the VA's budget submission for fiscal year 2016. In 2014, the federal agency spends $986...

Effect of SMS, Mobile Health Technology on Patient Adherence

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Of all the forms of mobile health technology used to promote adherence of patients to chronic disease management (mAdherence), text messaging continues to exceed on others in terms of its availability, frequency of use, and effectiveness....

Potential of Mobile Health Technology for Patient Outcomes

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Editor's note: The following is a contribution by DataMotion CTO and Founder Bob Janacek. mHealth — the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices — is receiving a lot of media attention, and it...

How the FDA Could Regulate Mobile Health Technology

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

While multiple federal agencies play a role in the development and enforcement of policies concerning mobile health (mHealth) technology, the Food and Drug Administration has by far the most experience in regulating the use of software and...

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