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December 29, 2015  4:35 PM

National Science Foundation-funded project intends to solidify mHealth security

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
health care data breach, Healthcare apps, mHealth, mHealth applications, Mobile security

Security uncertainties surrounding mobile devices and applications are a primary reason preventing mobile health (mHealth) from becoming a larger part of patient monitoring. A project funded by the National Science Foundation plans to improve overall mHealth security by assessing the data...

September 22, 2015  1:05 PM

A fraction of mobile health apps control download market

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Healthcare apps, mHealth, mHealth applications, mobile apps, mobile health, mobile health technologies

New mobile health apps face a challenge in gaining recognition and adoption in the mHealth app market, where a miniscule fraction of the apps have nearly 50% of the market. There are more than 165,000 consumer mobile health apps, according to research from healthcare technology


April 18, 2013  1:49 PM

Doctor-patient communication still commonly low-tech

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
doctor-patient communication, Healthcare apps, patient engagement, quantified self

Patients most commonly share their data with their physicians through non-electronic means, despite the high availability of remote monitoring applications and communication devices, according to a new report. In response to a


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