Recent data from a year-long pilot study performed by Alere Health found that at-home blood pressure monitoring increased medication compliance among coronary artery disease (CAD) patients and reduced blood pressure levels in 98.4% of the home monitoring population.
Inteview with Paul Sonnier, past VP at the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance, mentor at Blueprint Health, involved with Needl, an innovative pharma & device marketplace
This article discusses how to transform an idea for a healthcare related app for mobile platforms into a viable product to sell, in 5 overall steps
Greetings valued readers! This is the second installment of our bi-monthly summaries of our favorite posts (difficult to choose) as well as the posts we feel were best received by you, our readers. Our increase in the amount of information that we give to you means that you may not always have time to read everything we post in a given month. We are proud to be able to provide you quality app reviews and the latest mHealth news, so without further delay, here are our second round of favorite posts for February:
AAOS Now and Ortho Supersite are 2 trusted sources of muscle, bone and joint health information. They have created mobile apps to keep this information streaming to you on an up to date basis
eCardio Diagnostics, a remote cardiac arrhythmia monitoring provider, recently announced the acceptance for publication of the manuscript titled, “The Use of Mobile Cardiac Telemetry to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy and Enable More Efficient Patient Care.”
Geisinger Health Plan (GHP), using interactive voice response (IVR) and other innovative telemonitoring technology and solutions provided by AMC Health, has demonstrated a 44% reduction in 30-day readmissions compared to a control group, and increased case manager efficiency in monitoring patients transitioning from hospital to home.
University of Amsterdam performed a study to determine the effect of teledermatology on the efficiency, quality and costs of care when integrated into daily practice, following patient selection by a general practitioner (GP).
Visible Body have developed a range of cutting edge 3D anatomical models. They have released popular versions of their anatomical software previously reviewed for both iPhone and iPad which have both been incredibly successful. They have now brought this popular series to the Mac App Store which is exciting news for physicians, medical educators and medical students everywhere.
mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup In an attempt to understand the barriers and motivational factors of telemedicine in acute care units, C3O Medical Group (Ojai, California) recently conducted a survey of emergency and critical care remote presence telemedicine users to find out what motivates and also impedes the use of robotic telemedicine (RTM) programs.
Sensei (@senseiinc) was announced the winner of the $100K Novartis CardioEngagement Challenge. Sensei’s mobile application suite is described on the challenge website as a fully featured health and wellness program. Using the mobile phone as a tracking system and educator, Sensei offers a holistic approach, integrating modules for healthy eating, fitness, weight management, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, […]
Given the increasing average age of the patients in the US, coupled with the associated co-morbid conditions that these patients have, it is important to have a quick and easy tool to be able to assess risks involved with starting a new treatment plan or drug. This is very much the case in patients with […]