Tag Archives: mHealth

There’s No Place Like Home Visits to Address Safety, Care Concerns

Three-fourths of healthcare organizations visit some percentage of their patients or health plan members in their homes, according to new market data from the Healthcare Intelligence Network, in order to keep patients safer and healthier and to keep readmissions and … finish reading There’s No Place Like Home Visits to Address Safety, Care Concerns

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Tech-Savvy Seniors Seek Digital Tools to Manage Health

More than half of seniors 65 years and older are seeking digital options for managing their health services remotely, according to a new Accenture survey. Although many seniors want access to healthcare technology, such as virtual physician consultations (42 percent) … finish reading Tech-Savvy Seniors Seek Digital Tools to Manage Health

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Children More Likely to Get Preventive Care When Parents Use Online Health Tools

Parents of young children who used integrated personal health records (PHRs) were more likely to get their children the nationally recommended number of preventive care visits, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in The Journal of Pediatrics. Children up … finish reading Children More Likely to Get Preventive Care When Parents Use Online Health Tools

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Some Mobile Medical Apps to Face Closer FDA Scrutiny

Designed to protect consumer safety while supporting innovation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final guidance for developers of mobile medical applications, or apps. The agency will not enforce requirements under the Federal Drug & Cosmetic Act, but … finish reading Some Mobile Medical Apps to Face Closer FDA Scrutiny

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New CMS Mobile Apps Boost Financial Transparency Between Physicians and Healthcare Users

Two free mobile apps designed to increase financial transparency among physicians and healthcare users are now available from CMS, officials have stated. As part of the government’s Open Payments program, the apps are designed to create greater public transparency about … finish reading New CMS Mobile Apps Boost Financial Transparency Between Physicians and Healthcare Users

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Majority of Consumers Open to Virtual Doctor Visits, More mHealth Reminders: Study

The majority of consumers today welcome virtual doctor visits, according to the results in the Cisco Customer Experience Report recently released at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference. Consumers and healthcare decision-makers across the globe were surveyed … finish reading Majority of Consumers Open to Virtual Doctor Visits, More mHealth Reminders: Study

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