May 19, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Patient Engagement
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic symptomatic debilitating illnesses... More
March 24, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Clinical, Patient Engagement, Population Health
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the change in attitude from "... More
March 03, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile, Telehealth, Workflow
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the dialogue changes in such a way... More
January 29, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile, Privacy & Security, Policy and Legislation
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?" He offers a list of five... More
November 10, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile
Sensor technology is going through a sort of Moore's law type period, with personal health technologies experiencing exponential improvements. More
October 01, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile
Why is healthcare tech different than finding the MVP in the rapidly-changing, market-responsive world of mobile tech? More
July 30, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile, Quality and Safety
Traditionally, the introduction of new technologies into health care has been assumed by knee-jerk reaction to add costs. Yet, the Center for Connected Health has accumulated evidence to the... More
June 24, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Electronic Health Records, Mobile
Apple recently announced that iOS 8 would have a built-in app to collect all of your health info in one place. I saw all kinds of opinion pieces published. I let the dust settle, processed all of... More
May 30, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
The sentinel effect is: The tendency for human performance to improve when participants are aware that their behavior is being evaluated and a useful tool in the context of connected health. In our... More
April 11, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Quality and Safety, Telehealth
Is it safe and effective care for providers to evaluate and prescribe for patients that they've never met face-to-face? More
January 09, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Partners HealthCare believes that patient-generated data is critical to our future and we're managing this integration proactively. That does not mean our work is finished. More
December 05, 2013 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile
For some, the power of social connections is self-evident. But the impact of social connections goes much deeper than what is obvious on the surface. More
November 21, 2013 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile
Making health addictive is really about harnessing the power of our fascination with mobile devices, particularly smartphones. What if we put a personalized, relevant, motivational and unobtrusive... More
November 05, 2013 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile
Is there a way we could unobtrusively and almost subliminally slip in a health-related message while you’re checking your beloved smartphone screen? More
October 16, 2013 | Joseph C. Kvedar | Mobile
I first posed the question, "Could Mobile Health Become Addictive?" on August 20th. Since then I've done more thinking and I'm warming to the concept. More