Diana Manos | December 12, 2014 | 14:39 PM | Mobile/Wireless
Need a doctor? Better yet, wish you could roll back time and get that physician to come to you? Well, you’re in luck: Pardon the cliché, but there’s an app for that. More
Diana Manos | December 12, 2014 | 14:38 PM | Mobile/Wireless
Patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania might wonder why their nurses are always on their smartphones – until they learn those nurses are actually sending secure messages to everyone on a patient’s care team. More
Diana Manos | December 2, 2014 | 13:28 PM | Mobile/Wireless
One thing's for certain about mobile health technology: It's taking off faster than ever as more clinicians, consumers and big-name corporations get onboard. This trend is only going to continue, according to Rich Scarfo, director of the annual... More
Diana Manos | December 2, 2014 | 13:24 PM | Mobile/Wireless
The young gay Latino male population is among the most vulnerable for contracting human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. They've also been a population incredibly difficult to reach in clinical care and prevention efforts. One federally qualified health... More
Diana Manos | November 24, 2014 | 15:07 PM | Mobile/Wireless
As the Affordable Care Act spurs innovation and consumerism grows, deal sizes for digital health have increased. Meanwhile, more and more private equity firms are pouring capital into the sector as the market matures. More
Diana Manos | November 24, 2014 | 15:03 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Telehealth
A recent study involving 1,500 patients, conducted by the University of California Department of Medicine, found that remote monitoring and telephone-based nurse coaching intervention reduced hospital readmissions among patients with heart failure. More
Diana Manos | November 18, 2014 | 13:11 PM | Mobile/Wireless
"mHealth apps and wearables will play an important part in personalizing healthcare and improving health outcomes through information transparency and engaged patients,” says MediSafe chief executive Omri Shor. More
Diana Manos | November 18, 2014 | 13:08 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
As Walgreens' vice president of digital health, Adam Pellegrini and his team have managed to mix wearables, gamification and evidence-based medicine in such a way as to provide a successful, seamless, holistic approach to health for customers. More
Diana Manos | November 18, 2014 | 13:06 PM | Mobile/Wireless
Over the past two years, as many as 3,000 mHealth projects have been launched worldwide, with only 10 of those being scaled to anything resembling a global presence. A new collaboration between the U.S. Agency for International Development and the mHealth... More
Diana Manos | November 12, 2014 | 13:23 PM | Telehealth, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Simply knowing your options about what kind of reimbursement is available is arguably the biggest hurdle to launching a telehealth program. "If you can understand that," said Alexis Gilroy, a healthcare attorney with the firm Jones Day, "then... More
Diana Manos | November 12, 2014 | 13:20 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Increasingly, healthcare providers are deploying apps that manage patient wait time -- which MGMA says is "a strong predictor of overall satisfaction," and central to the care experience component of the triple aim. One mHealth Summit session will... More
Diana Manos | November 12, 2014 | 13:12 PM | Mobile/Wireless
Here's a thought that should cheer clinical app developers: "99 percent of the greatest ideas in mobile development have not been developed yet." So if you have a terrific idea for an in-house mobile app to make life easier for the physicians... More