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For Small Hospitals, Telemedicine Can Be a Game-Changer in the ED

December 7, 2018 - Rural hospitals who use telemedicine to improve care management in their Emergency Departments not only save money and preserve limited resources – they also boost staff morale and make it easier to hire new talent. That’s the gist of a study conducted by Marcia Ward, a professor of health management and policy in the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health and...


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Mount Sinai Launches mHealth Project Targeting Asthma Treatment

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The Mount Sinai Health System is launching a five-year mHealth study – billed as the largest of its kind – to examine the causes and effects of asthma. The New York health system is partnering with Sanofi and digital health...

Telehealth Research Uncovers Challenges in Launching an RPM Program

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Remote patient monitoring programs for cardiac care patients have helped reduce mortality over six months – but the telemedicine platform has proven less effective in the long run, and has even led to an increase in hospital...

Home Health Provider Sees mHealth as a Channel to Value-Based Care

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A home health agency serving Medicaid recipients in western New York is using an mHealth platform to improve care coordination for it most fragile patients. And for Raul Vazquez, MD, chief executive officer of the Greater Buffalo United...

mHealth Project to Use Smartphones to Tackle Pregnancy Challenges

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The University of Texas is launching an mHealth project to track 1,000 pregnant women through the smartphones. Backed by a $1.2 million National Science Foundation Smart and Connected Health grant, researchers will use an mHealth app to...

Duke to Use mHealth Wearables to Help Freshmen Improve Health

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Duke University will be arming incoming freshmen with smartwatches next year in an mHealth program that aims to improve student health outcomes. The WearDuke program, developed by Geoff Ginsburg, a professor of medicine, and Susanne Haga,...

Mercy Virtual Uses mHealth Wearables to Create a New Model of Care

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Officials at Mercy Virtual are hoping an mHealth patch that allows them to monitor patients in distant hospitals can also help them track patients at home. The St. Louis-based hospital, billed as the nation’s first free-standing...

Mass General Launches New mHealth Platform for Research Studies

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Massachusetts General Hospital has announced plans to use an mHealth platform to collect digital health data and enhance collaboration between care providers and consumers taking part in research studies. The Boston hospital, one of the...

CMS to Reimburse Providers for Remote Patient Monitoring Services

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has finalized plans to reimburse healthcare providers for certain remote patient monitoring and telehealth services. CMS this week issued its final 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality...

Partners Launches Patient-Facing mHealth App to Gather RPM Data

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Partners HealthCare has released a consumer-facing mHealth app that enables patients to share data from roughly 250 connected health devices with their care team. The PGHDConnect app, unveiled at the Connected Health Conference last week...

Penn Medicine Study Uses mHealth to Monitor Kidney Disease Patients

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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are adding mHealth wearables to a long-term study that aims to improve care management for people with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Armed with a $17.5 million grant from the National...

Apple’s New mHealth Project Takes on Remote Patient Monitoring

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Several hospitals and health systems across the country will be participating in a massive mHealth study to determine whether an mHealth app and the Apple Watch can be used to improve care management and outcomes for patients undergoing...

Nemours Improves Care Management, Coordination With New mHealth Apps

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The Nemours Children’s Health System has added mHealth to its cardiac care program, giving providers, patients and parents a connected health platform to improve care management and coordination outside the hospital. The...

Garmin Gives Its mHealth Wearables a Connected Health Platform

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Garmin has signed a partnership to integrate its mHealth wearables with a digital health platform for clinical research, putting the Swiss company on line to compete with Fitbit and Apple for connected health projects. The company will be...

BWEL Study Creator Talks About Fitbits, mHealth and Virtual Care

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The leader of an expansive mHealth program designed to improve care management and outcomes for women with breast cancer says the Fitbit is giving her and her researchers an opportunity to change how people think about their health. Dr....

FCC Chief Touts mHealth Advances During Connected Health Keynote

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Federal officials reaffirmed the government’s interest in expanding broadband connectivity and bringing telehealth tools to bear on the opioid abuse epidemic during this week’s Connected Health Conference in Boston. Federal...

Will Healthcare Providers See Value in Telehealth Accreditation?

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Hospitals and health systems will adopt telehealth if the technology enables them to improve care outcomes, reduce waste and improve provider workflows. But do they feel that accreditation is part of the path to success? With a vast...

Remote Monitoring Gains Favor as an mHealth Platform for Senior Care

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Healthcare providers and payers are increasingly turning to remote patient monitoring programs for care management of seniors at home. Just this week, Senior Whole Health, a Massachusetts-based health plan for seniors with function...

Telehealth Platforms Move From Connected Care to Connected Health

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The value of a connected care platform lies in connecting everyone to that platform. In telehealth and telemedicine programs, this means adopting an enterprise-wide strategy. As healthcare providers and executives converge on Boston this...

Apple Donates Smartwatches for mHealth Study on Eating Disorders

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Researchers at the University of North Carolina are launching an mHealth study aimed at improving care management for people living with eating disorders. The Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, part of the UNC School of...

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