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Using mHealth as a Care Management Tool for Bariatric Patients

July 3, 2018 - Healthcare providers are studying whether a mobile health platform can help patients who have undergone bariatric surgery in managing their weight and addressing mental health issues that sometimes appear after the operation. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, researchers at New York’s Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are working with Noom’s...


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Research Shows Telehealth Service Use, Availability on the Rise

by Jessica Kent

Telemedicine is on the rise as telehealth services are becoming increasingly available to patients across the country, especially among those seeking mental healthcare. FAIR Health, a nonprofit organization, recently released a white...

With Telehealth, RI Docs Open a Portal to the Entire Care Team

by Eric Wicklund

For physicians using telehealth tools to connect with patients, that famed “aha” moment no longer comes when the technology is turned on. The real breakthroughs happen when a doctor begins an online conversation. “Now,...

Survey Shows Senior Homes Aren’t Taking Telehealth Seriously

by Eric Wicklund

A recent survey of vendor preferences among senior living providers finds that they aren’t using telehealth all that much – but they are taking a liking to mHealth. The survey by Ziegler indicates less than 10 percent of the...

Telehealth Project Helps Ostomy Patients Get Adjusted at Home

by Eric Wicklund

A telehealth pilot being launched at the University of Alabama at Birmingham hopes to ease the stigma around ostomy and help patients adjust to living with ostomy bags. Developed by UAB Nursing School Instructor Tracie White, MSN, the...

Top 10 Remote Patient Monitoring Companies for Hospitals

by Thomas Beaton

To enhance care delivery and improve patient outcomes for conditions that need constant surveillance, hospitals are increasing their use of remote patient monitoring solutions. Integrated remote monitoring solutions with messaging and...

New Remote Monitoring Collaboration Targets Cystic Fibrosis

by Eric Wicklund

Two mHealth companies are joining forces to help cystic fibrosis patients and their caregivers. Chicago-based Hill-Rom Holdings has integrated its VisiVest System, a vest designed to help CF patients with airway clearance, to Qualcomm...

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