Mobile & Telehealth

The implementation of telehealth services has saved Spectrum Health, one of Michigan’s largest health systems, over $4 million in three years.
May 25, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
A mobile health (mHealth) intervention was just as effective as a conventional clinic-based group intervention in treating patients with serious mental illness, according to a study published May 25 in Psychiatric Services.
May 24, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has selected SnapMD as their provider of telehealth technology.
May 22, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Researchers at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed and tested an algorithm within a mobile app capable of acting as an electrocardiogram (ECG) R peak detector for arrhythmogenic events.
May 22, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
SnapMD, a provider of telehealth software, has announced new functionalities within its Patient Presenter Workflow within Virtual Care Management (VCM) telehealth platform.
May 21, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Mobile health (mHealth) is better utilized by users who are more engaged in self-management. Findings were published May 21 in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
May 18, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Basic smartphone training could improve rates of engagement in groups of clinical trial participants not proficient in technology, including elderly individuals, according to a study published April 26 in JMIR Human Factors.
May 18, 2018 | Clinical Practice
Hospitals in America typically use Facebook to share educational information and communicate with patients, according to a study published May 16 in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
May 16, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Mobile health (mHealth) applications are seen as useful tools by physicians treating women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published May 14 in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
May 15, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
To meet the needs of the increasing number of elderly patients, one man developed an app connecting college students to seniors.
May 15, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Teledermatology for suspected skin cancer costs more than usual care—but it speeds up the time to clinical resolution by nearly a month, according to a study published online May 9 in JAMA Dermatology.
May 14, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Virtual health visits cost $110 less than conventional primary care appointments, while also reducing patient wait times and helping address the nursing shortage, according to CNBC.
May 14, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Consumer sleep technology like wearables and mobile apps are adept at collecting patient-generated health data, but lacking validation data and FDA clearance are hindering utilization, according to a position statement published in the May 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
May 14, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Recording physicians during patient visits could reducing physician burnout while improving care quality. But polices regulating how to collect, manage and store such information present barriers to utilization, according to an article published May 14 in The BMJ.
May 11, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Mobile health applications have benefits to stress management due to ease of use and easy access, but most apps lack value, according to a study published May 9 in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
May 11, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Telehealth provider Avizia and Regroup, an integrated telepsychiatry company, have partnered to expand the quality and reach of virtual behavioral healthcare services.
May 10, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Mobile applications aimed at improving diabetes outcomes could help users control blood glucose levels, but evidence to support their efficiency is lacking, according to a study published May 8 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
May 07, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Fitbit has announced, in addition to its app tracking steps and sleep patterns, the integration of menstrual cycle tracking into their smartwatch technology.
May 07, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
A study conducted by Zipnosis and Washington-based MultiCare Health System showed healthcare organizations could increase patient acquisition by using virtual care.
May 03, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
TeleHealth Services has announced the launch of iCare Navigator, an interactive patient engagement system that uses virtual health coaches trained by artificial intelligence (AI) to address the shortage of nurses.
May 02, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have created an exercise platform that uses crowdsourcing data to create personalized workout plans that adhere to national exercise recommendations.