A wireless device was comparable to cardiac MRI in accuracy when detecting heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors who were treated with anthracycline chemotherapy, according to a study published in Clinical Cancer Research.
Jun 20, 2018 | Analytics & Quality
Digital tools are changing the way patients think about healthcare and how they want to access care, according to a survey conducted by Aetna.
Jun 18, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
The combination of wearable monitoring with predictive analytics could hasten identifying acute exacerbation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
Jun 18, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Previous studies on the impact telehealth tools had on caregiver support showed potential benefits, but evidence of quality is lacking, according to a new systematic review.
Jun 15, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Intensive care unit (ICU) telehealth was associated with fewer transfers of patients with moderate, moderate-to-high and high illness severity. Findings were published June 15 in Chest.
Jun 12, 2018 | Privacy & Security
The vast majority of physicians (94 percent) and hospital leaders (90 percent) believe mobile technology improves patient safety and outcomes, according to a survey conducted by Black Book.
Jun 11, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
For every 10 percent rise in negative social media encounters, individuals experience a 20 percent increase in their risk of depression, according to a study published June 6 in Depression and Anxiety.
Jun 08, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Apple has applied for a patent for a wearable blood pressure monitor—a cuff with sensors that could be compatible with Bluetooth.
Jun 08, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai introduced a draft order to increase funding allocated to the Universal Service Fund’s Rural Health Care Program.
Jun 05, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Researchers from UCLA and Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles have found activity trackers to be an effective remote monitoring tool for patients with ischemic heart disease (IHD), according to a study published in JAMIA.
Jun 04, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
The telehealth global market is expected to reach $48.8 billion by 2023, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 14.8 percent between 2018 and 2023, according to a report conducted by P&S Market Research.
Jun 04, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Patients with cardiovascular disease and hypertension were satisfied with an e-Forum, a web-based moderated site, in terms of usability and engagement, according to a study published May 18 in JMIR Human Factors.
May 31, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Nurses working at a home care agency were satisfied with the quality of telehealth services in delivering care to patients managing chronic diseases, according to a study published May 25 in JMIR Informatics.
May 30, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Researchers from Hannover Medical School in Germany have developed a tablet-based symptom drawing application to provide clinicians and patients with a way to assess pain. The team published its findings May 30 in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
May 30, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Patients who used a mobile health (mHealth) application for follow-ups on post-operative recovery felt engaged and supported, according to a study published May 25 in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
May 30, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
More patients preferred using telehealth to complete genetic counseling than usual methods, according to a study presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.
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May 30, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Eyes are, as the saying goes, a gateway to the soul—but recent research shows they may be key in improving diagnosis of and treatment of schizophrenia. RETeval, a handheld device used by optometrists to track electrical activity from the retina, may help detect abnormalities related to schizophrenia.
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May 25, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
The implementation of telehealth services has saved Spectrum Health, one of Michigan’s largest health systems, more than $4 million in three years.
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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.
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May 24, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Doctor On Demand, a national healthcare service delivered through telehealth technology, has passed one million video visits.
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May 24, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has selected SnapMD as its provider of telehealth technology.
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