mHealth

With Telehealth Still Evolving as a Care Delivery Model, Text-based Care May Offer the Best Quality for Some Patients

2019-05-12T18:11:07-04:00

By Jeff Bagasse, Healthcare Finance | May 9, 2019 Tapping into asynchronous, text-based communication could let providers cast a wider net and improve care quality. Telehealth is still the Wild West in a lot of ways. While the delivery model has the potential to extend provider outreach into remote communities [...]

With Telehealth Still Evolving as a Care Delivery Model, Text-based Care May Offer the Best Quality for Some Patients2019-05-12T18:11:07-04:00

Health Systems Are Taking a More Mature Look at Digital Health

2019-05-12T17:44:50-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 9, 2019 Healthcare providers are taking a closer look at their digital health programs and working on ways to improve access, open the door to new uses and find new ways to make mHealth data work for them. Health systems are starting to [...]

Health Systems Are Taking a More Mature Look at Digital Health2019-05-12T17:44:50-04:00

Oscar Health Uses mHealth to Improve Care Coordination for Members

2019-05-06T08:25:55-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 25, 2019 Health insurers are finding new ways to partner with mHealth companies to improve care management and coordination for their members. This week Oscar Health, a digital health-based health plan launched in New York in 2012, announced a partnership with Cardiogram to [...]

Oscar Health Uses mHealth to Improve Care Coordination for Members2019-05-06T08:25:55-04:00

New Study Finds Link Between mHealth Wearables, Medication Adherence

2019-04-23T08:14:51-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 19, 2019 Researchers from Evidation Health report that people living with chronic conditions who regularly use mHealth wearables to track activity are better at following medication management guidelines. A digital health tracking company is making the link between consumer-facing activity trackers and clinical [...]

New Study Finds Link Between mHealth Wearables, Medication Adherence2019-04-23T08:14:51-04:00

ATA Leaders Define the Value of Telehealth – And How to Measure It

2019-04-22T04:46:29-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 15, 2019 The business of telehealth can be tricky, to which far too many mHealth startups and hospital-based programs would attest. As the nation’s healthcare ecosystem shifts into a value-based model, the challenge for providers and payers is to find the right definition [...]

ATA Leaders Define the Value of Telehealth – And How to Measure It2019-04-22T04:46:29-04:00

mHealth Data to Play Big Role in Artificial Intelligence, Analytics

2019-04-15T12:56:54-04:00

By Jessica Kent, Health IT Analytics | April 8, 2019 mHealth data, extracted from wearable devices and patient monitoring tools, will play a critical role in powering artificial intelligence and analytics technology in the future, according to a recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan. The mHealth industry is expected to [...]

mHealth Data to Play Big Role in Artificial Intelligence, Analytics2019-04-15T12:56:54-04:00

Now HIPAA-compliant, Amazon’s Alexa Opens Up to mHealth Uses

2019-04-07T10:23:49-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 4, 2019 Amazon’s Alexa is now HIPAA-compliant, and selected healthcare providers aren’t wasting time developing mHealth platforms for the smart speaker. Among the participants in Amazon’s invite-only healthcare program is Boston Children’s Hospital, which is configuring Alexa to enable patients recovering from surgery [...]

Now HIPAA-compliant, Amazon’s Alexa Opens Up to mHealth Uses2019-04-07T10:23:49-04:00

Chronic Pain Study Focuses on mHealth Tracking, Care Management

2019-04-15T09:46:09-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 3, 2019 After one year, the DISCover Program has gathered observations from more than 10,000 people living with chronic pain. Many are using mHealth tools to track their daily health and wellness. A national research project focused on people living with chronic pain [...]

Chronic Pain Study Focuses on mHealth Tracking, Care Management2019-04-15T09:46:09-04:00

Advice to Telehealth Caucus: Eliminate Geography-Based Restrictions

2019-04-04T12:35:22-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 2, 2019 Telehealth stakeholders are urging a group of like-minded lawmakers to target Medicare restrictions on rural telemedicine coverage, broadband expansion and remote patient monitoring during this year's Congressional session. Geographical restrictions on telehealth and telemedicine coverage and reimbursement top the list of [...]

Advice to Telehealth Caucus: Eliminate Geography-Based Restrictions2019-04-04T12:35:22-04:00

Researchers Test an mHealth Wearable That IDs Cancer Cells in Blood

2019-04-02T10:35:17-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 1, 2019 Researchers at the University of Michigan are working on an mHealth wearable that screens blood for a period of time, filtering out dangerous cancer cells for analysis. It could prove more effective than a traditional biopsy. Researchers in Michigan are working [...]

Researchers Test an mHealth Wearable That IDs Cancer Cells in Blood2019-04-02T10:35:17-04:00