Posts Tagged ‘mobile health’

Infographic: Mobile Delivers Healthcare

May 1st, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Ninety percent of healthcare organizations use mobile health to engage patients, according to a new infographic by HIMSS.

The infographic examines the mobile health solutions organizations use, current capabilities, areas of impact and future trends.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Enhanced Care Coordination: Technology to Manage an Aging PopulationFrom home sensors that track daily motion and sleep abnormalities to video visits via teleconferencing, Humana’s nine pilots of remote patient monitoring test technologies to keep the frail elderly at home as long as possible.

When integrated with telephonic care management, remote monitoring has helped to avert medical emergencies and preventable hospitalizations among individuals with serious medical and functional challenges.

In Remote Patient Monitoring for Enhanced Care Coordination: Technology to Manage an Aging Population, Gail Miller, vice president of telephonic clinical operations in Humana’s care management organization, Humana Cares/SeniorBridge, reviews Humana’s expanded continuum of care aimed at improving health outcomes, increasing satisfaction and reducing overall healthcare costs with a more holistic approach.

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Infographic: Physician Adoption of Mobile

March 16th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Improved quality and continuity of care, along with time efficiency are the top reasons physicians adopt mobile technology, according to a new study by MedData Group, depicted in a new infographic by the market research firm.

The infographic also examines the growth of physician mobile technology use, the top content physicians view on mobile devices and predictions for the most used healthcare app in 2015.

Integrating Mobile Health Remote Patient Monitoring with Telephonic Care Management for Improved Care Coordination ResultsNine mobile healthcare remote monitoring pilots integrated with a telephonic care management program are helping Humana to avert medical emergencies and preventable hospitalizations among individuals with serious medical and functional challenges.

Integrating Mobile Health Remote Patient Monitoring with Telephonic Care Management for Improved Care Coordination Results shares details of Humana’s telephonic care management program and how these remote monitoring pilots enhance their care coordination efforts.

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Infographic: Physician Mobile App Trends

February 18th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Three out of four physicians are using mobile apps at work, according to a 2014 report by MedData Group. There are now more than 10,000 apps available in the healthcare category, as physicians use mobile to save time, lower costs, and improve their quality of care.

A new infographic by Elsevier looks at the top reasons physicians use mobile technology, “three screen use,” and what physicians want from mobile apps.

mHealth: Global Opportunities and ChallengesmHealth: Global Opportunities and Challenges provides a practical guide for patients, providers, payers, and other healthcare enterprises making plans for the future. The authors offer several examples of real world application of mHealth technologies in use throughout the United States, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and in the Far Eastern region of the world.

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Infographic: The “Digital” Patient

September 26th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Mobile technology, broadband networks and a greater emphasis on patient accountability in healthcare is creating “digital patients,” according to CDW Healthcare.

In a new infographic, CDW Healthcare examines what constitutes a digital patient and the keys to mhealth success.

Today's Digital Patient

Social Media in Healthcare: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate, 2nd edition Social Media in Healthcare: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate, 2nd edition describes the major social media applications and reviews their benefits, uses, limitations, risks, and costs. It also provides tips for creating a social media strategy based on your organization’s specific needs and resources. Through real-world examples and up-to-date statistics on social media and healthcare, this book illustrates how social media can improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and marketing of your healthcare organization.

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Infographic: Creating Digitally “Mature” Healthcare Providers

September 8th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

While consumers are taking charge of their digital health by downloading health apps and searching for health data online, only 33 percent of healthcare providers are digitally “mature,” according to a new survey by Capgemini Consulting.

Capgemini highlights the survey findings in a new infographic that looks at the differences between digitally mature and non-digitally mature healthcare providers and provides strategies for moving up the digital curve.

Is the Healthcare Industry Digitally Fit?

2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Mobile HealthUsed a smartphone app for health reasons lately? Chances are your patients and health plan members have, too. The use of mobile health technologies (not simply wireless) to monitor health is revolutionizing the exchange and consumption of healthcare data. From mobile apps that monitor blood sugar and heart rhythms to text-based medication reminders, mHealth technologies could save from $1.96 billion to $5.83 billion in healthcare costs by the year 2014, some studies indicate. 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Mobile Health delivers a snapshot of mobile health (mHealth) trends, including current and planned mHealth initiatives, types and purpose of mHealth interventions, targeted populations and health conditions, and challenges, impact and results from mHealth efforts.

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Infographic: The Application of mHealth

May 2nd, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

As healthcare costs continue to rise, the popularity of mobile health (mHealth) solutions focused on patient’s goals is rapidly growing. While the data from mHealth apps has the potential to help doctors successfully manage health, only 40 percent of patients shared information from their mHealth apps with doctors, according to a new infographic from Mobiquity.

This infographic also shows the prevalence of mHealth, most popular uses and how mHealth apps drive healthier outcomes, effects of mHealth on the medical profession and obstacles to the implementation of these apps.

2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Mobile Health delivers a snapshot of mobile health (mHealth) trends, including current and planned mHealth initiatives, types and purpose of mHealth interventions, targeted populations and health conditions, and challenges, impact and results from mHealth efforts.

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Infographic: The Growing Industry, Effects of mHealth

April 11th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

mHealth is currently a $1.3 billion industry that is expected to reach $20 billion by 2018, according to a new infographic from Mobile Future and Infield Health.

This infographic shows savings attributed to remote patient monitoring and medication adherence resulting from mHealth. It also assesses how mobile tools are transforming healthcare as more Americans, including healthcare providers, adopt mobile devices and wireless connectivity, and more.

Learn more about mHealth in 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Mobile Health, which delivers a snapshot of mHealth trends, including current and planned mHealth initiatives, types and purpose of mHealth interventions, targeted populations and health conditions, and challenges, impact and results from mHealth efforts. This 50-page resource provides selected metrics on the use of mHealth for medication adherence, health coaching and population health management programs.

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Infographic: The State of Mobile Technologies in Healthcare Today

March 10th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

More progress needs to be made in developing a long-term financial approach regarding the ROI and payment of mHealth, according to a new infographic from HIMSS.

Only half of healthcare organizations who responded to HIMSS’ third annual analytics mobile survey formally measure ROI related to their mHealth investments, the infographic shows. The infographic also identifies mHealth technology, new care models, privacy, standards, interoperability, barriers and benefits.

You may also be interested in this related resource: mHealth: Global Opportunities and Challenges. This 310-page resource offers a groundbreaking and insightful overview of the field of mHealth as its unfolding globally in the 21st century.


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Infographic: New Mobile Health Technology in 2024

February 28th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

Technology is evolving at a fast pace, and healthcare is evolving with it. In 2024, mobile health (mHealth) technology will include contact lenses that monitor symptoms of diabetes, socks that track movement and monitor weight, and much more, according to a new infographic from BUPA.

This infographic looks at nine mHealth technologies that will monitor patients and aid in health management by 2024.

You may also be interested in this related resource: Integrating Mobile Health Remote Patient Monitoring with Telephonic Care Management for Improved Care Coordination Results. Want to know more about mHealth? During a March 19th webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, Gail Miller, vice president of telephonic clinical operations in Humana’s care management organization, Humana Cares/SeniorBridge, will share details of Humana’s telephonic care management program and how these remote monitoring pilots will enhance their care coordination efforts.


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One-Minute Health Metrics Video: Mobile Health

November 14th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Used a smartphone app for health reasons lately? Chances are your patients and health plan members have, too. The use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies has transformed the exchange of healthcare data, with mobile apps monitoring everything from blood sugar to medication adherence, and text-based reminders urging smokers not to give into that craving.

In fact, some studies predict that mHealth technologies can save from $1.96 billion to $5.83 billion in healthcare costs by the year 2014. This One-Minute Metrics video summarizes mobile health practices of 150 healthcare organizations from HIN’s first mHealth e-survey conducted in March 2013.

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