Tag: improve patient outcomes

Open mHealth: An Open Access Approach to Improving Health Outcomes

Open mHealth is a new not for-profit organization which according to the researchers will create an “open software architecture for mHealth” and catalyze an “open community of developers, clinicians, researchers, and entrtepreneurs to build and reuse Open mHealth modules across a broad range of mHealth applications, disease conditions, and user populations.”

The Art of Apps: Design Features That Make E-Health Interventions Effective

Making user-friendly products is no easy task, but it is worth the investment as multiple examples from various industries have demonstrated. In an effort to better understand what design or user-friendly features make some e-health interventions more effective than others, researchers in theUnited Kingdom recently conducted a review of existing articles with effective e-health interventions. […]

Health 2.0 launches Hokie Health app challenge

Health 2.0, an organization/movement that wants to bridge the gap between technology and healthcare, recently announced that the Hokie Health Code-a-thon which will be held April 13-14 in Blacksburg, Virginia. This two day challenge will bring together people and teams from a variety of professions and talents with the goal of developing applications that enhance care quality, safety and efficiency. This contest will require teams to develop prototypes of the apps they are creating and will be given the opportunity to show off their product.