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April 28, 2016  11:22 AM

Study: Some mHealth tools have questionable patient privacy

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
mHealth, Mobile application security, Mobile applications

Mobile apps in healthcare are here to stay. Indeed, the market for mHealth devices and services market is expected to grow to $50 billion by 2020—up from $14.5 billion in 2014—according to a

March 8, 2016  3:20 PM

Hospitals ready for more connected health, according to HIMSS survey

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Connected Health, HIMSS, mHealth, remote patient monitoring, telehealth

Nearly half of U.S. hospitals are considering expanding the collection of connected health technologies used in their facilities. That notion, and the concept that providers implement healthcare technology to extend patient care outside of their exam rooms, were two of the findings of the 2016...


December 30, 2015  6:05 PM

Kvedar brand enters book channel

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Connected Health, Internet of Things, mHealth, Telemedicine

Joseph Kvedar, M.D., vice president of connected health at Boston-based Partners HealthCare, has taken his “Internet of Healthy Things” theme from Partners’


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...


November 10, 2015  1:06 PM

Loss of interest, hidden costs drive away users of mHealth apps

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Connected Health, mHealth, mHealth applications, quantified self

Getting Americans with smartphones to use mobile applications to monitor their health isn't a difficult accomplishment, as a majority of them have already downloaded one. Getting them to stick with one mHealth app over a long-term period isn't as straightforward because many of them have found...


November 4, 2015  4:06 PM

Connected Health draws dreamers and big players

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Connected Health, mHealth, Telemedicine

Joseph Kvedar, M.D., is one of health IT’s best-known evangelists for mobile health technologies and is probably the originator of the decade-or-so-old term “connected health,” which Kvedar, a dermatologist by training and technologist by inclination,


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 21, 2015  4:04 PM

HIMSS mobile survey shows link between patient engagement and mobile tech

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
HIMSS, HIMSS 2015, mHealth, patient engagement, patient portals, telehealth

Last week was the most significant one of the year for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. In the midst of its health IT mega-conference, HIMSS...

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March 24, 2015  11:15 AM

Patients confident, healthcare pros unsure of value of mHealth apps

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
mHealth, mHealth applications

Perhaps in response to users' near-universal satisfaction with health apps, approximately half (46%) of healthcare professionals plan to integrate mobile apps into their practices within the next five years. Currently, only 16% of healthcare professionals use mHealth apps during patient care. All...


February 27, 2015  2:03 PM

Federal healthcare leaders: Let technology loose in precision medicine battle against cancer

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
Barack Obama, Data Analytics, mHealth, mobile health, precision medicine

In talking to researchers at pharmaceutical companies and universities, you'll often hear them describe cancer treatment as the prototype for precision medicine because there are so many variations of the illness. Looked at another way, cancer cases offer up a lot of medical data. So it's no...


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