mHealth

Using Community Paramedicine, mHealth for Care Coordination at Home

2019-03-10T14:25:37-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | March 8, 2019 Community paramedicine programs give health systems an mHealth platform upon which to improve care management and coordination at home for high-need patients. Community paramedicine programs offer hospitals and health systems an opportunity to leverage mHealth to reduce emergency department costs and [...]

Using Community Paramedicine, mHealth for Care Coordination at Home2019-03-10T14:25:37-04:00

USDA Prioritizes Opioid Abuse Treatment in Next Telemedicine Grants

2019-02-16T02:17:11-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | February 15, 2019 The federal agency responsible for awarding millions of dollars in telehealth and telemedicine grants is prioritizing rural connected health programs that address opioid abuse in its next round of awards. The US Department of Agriculture has announced that it will award [...]

USDA Prioritizes Opioid Abuse Treatment in Next Telemedicine Grants2019-02-16T02:17:11-04:00

HIMSS19 to Move the Conversation on Telehealth, RPM, Digital Health

2019-02-04T06:46:16-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | February 1, 2019 The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference and exhibition, taking place Feb. 11-15 in Orlando, includes several sessions focusing on telehealth, digital health and remote patient monitoring. Telehealth and mHealth will play a part in many of the education [...]

HIMSS19 to Move the Conversation on Telehealth, RPM, Digital Health2019-02-04T06:46:16-04:00

Aetna Launching New Apple Watch App to Gather Health Data, Reward Healthy Behavior

2019-02-04T06:21:29-04:00

By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare | January 30, 2019 Insurance giant Aetna, CVS Health and Apple have collaborated on the design of a new app for the Apple Watch that will integrate wearers’ health history and track their daily activity levels to provide personalized fitness and wellness goals. Aetna members who enroll [...]

Aetna Launching New Apple Watch App to Gather Health Data, Reward Healthy Behavior2019-02-04T06:21:29-04:00

More Seniors May Soon Be Sporting Apple Watches with MA Partnerships

2019-01-20T21:57:56-04:00

By Meg Bryant, Healthcare DIVE | January 17, 2019 Dive Brief: Apple is in talks with at least three private Medicare plans about making Apple Watches available to seniors to monitor health and fitness, CNBC reports. According to sources familiar with the talks, the payers are seeking ways to subsidize [...]

More Seniors May Soon Be Sporting Apple Watches with MA Partnerships2019-01-20T21:57:56-04:00

mHealth Project Envisions an Ingestible Controlled By a Smartphone

2018-12-16T11:20:18-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | December 13, 2018 Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's are working on an mHealth platform consisting of an ingestible capsule that can be monitored and controlled by a Bluetooth-enabled mobile health device for several days. Researchers at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and MIT are working on a [...]

mHealth Project Envisions an Ingestible Controlled By a Smartphone2018-12-16T11:20:18-04:00

mHealth Treatment for Substance Abuse Now Available to Providers

2018-12-02T17:47:02-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | November 27, 2018 The first mHealth platform to receive federal approval for the treatment of people with substance abuse issues is now available to providers as a prescription-based digital therapeutic. The reSET mHealth app, developed by Pear Therapeutics, offers a 12- week (90-day) treatment [...]

mHealth Treatment for Substance Abuse Now Available to Providers2018-12-02T17:47:02-04:00

CMS to Reimburse Providers for Remote Patient Monitoring Services

2018-11-04T11:34:41-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | November 2, 2018 CMS has issued its final update to the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program, including three new CPT codes for reimbursement of remote patient monitoring. The changes mark an important step in the government's acceptance of mHealth and telehealth [...]

CMS to Reimburse Providers for Remote Patient Monitoring Services2018-11-04T11:34:41-04:00

Apple’s New mHealth Project Takes on Remote Patient Monitoring

2018-11-04T11:39:21-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | October 29, 2018 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 knee or hip [...]

Apple’s New mHealth Project Takes on Remote Patient Monitoring2018-11-04T11:39:21-04:00