This randomized controlled trial provides much needed evidence that lifestyle apps can impact health behaviors.
Researchers in Ireland evaluated the use of an Android smartphone app to increase patients’ activity levels, as measured by step count. Over the roughly two month period, they found a 22% increase in basal activity levels.
Lifestyle and health devices took center stage at the 2013 CES (Consumer Electronics Show). We’re looking forward to these announced products!
Fitness Trackers are an exciting, effective way for medical providers and patients to create lasting, healthy lifestyle change. Here are the best ones
Cambria Health Solutions uses social gaming to promote positive lifestyle changes in the new online community HubbubHealth.com. The service is free, and members can track their progress and create and join different challenges.
In the excitement of having mobile access to all our patients’ data, are we doctors giving up the last shreds of that non-renewable resource – our free time ? Dr. Wes asks this important question in his recent blog post titled “When the Doctor’s Always In“. Dr. Westby Fisher is a cardiac electrophysiologist in Chicago […]