Posts Tagged ‘mobile technology in healthcare’

Infographic: Healthcare Technology Trends 2017

July 12th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

With it’s renewed focus on patient engagement and experience, the healthcare industry is adopting the latest in digital technologies to enhance the quality of patient care, data security, and cost control, according to a new infographic by Experion Technologies.

The infographic examines how nine key technology trends are impacting the industry.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital HealthDigital health, also referred to as ‘connected health,’ leverages technology to help identify, track and manage health problems and challenges faced by patients. Person-centric health management is slowly acknowledging the device-driven lives of patients and health plan members and incorporating these tools into care delivery and management efforts.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health examines program goals, platforms, components, development strategies, target populations and health conditions, patient engagement metrics, results and challenges reported by more than 100 healthcare organizations responding to the February 2016 Digital Health survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

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Infographic: Moms and Health Technology

November 4th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Moms are benefiting from the merger of technology and healthcare, according to a new infographic by EmpowerHER.

The infographic drills down on how Moms use technology in healthcare and their perception of telehealth services.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital HealthPerson-centric health management is slowly acknowledging the device-driven lives of patients and health plan members and incorporating these tools into care delivery and management efforts.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health examines program goals, platforms, components, development strategies, target populations and health conditions, patient engagement metrics, results and challenges reported by healthcare organizations responding to the February 2016 Digital Health survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

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Infographic: How Do You BYOD?

October 9th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

“Bring your own device” (BYOD) is a challenging issue for healthcare organizations because it encompasses so many questions related to an organization’s costs, security risks, IT availability, and the varying needs of different groups of staff, according to a new infographic by Spok.

The infographic presents the findings from a June 2015 Spok survey that assessed the current state of BYOD at healthcare organizations across the United States.

How Do You BYOD?

Encouraged by early success in coaching 23 patients to wellness at home via remote monitoring, CHRISTUS Health expanded its remote patient monitoring (RPM) enrollment to 170 high-risk, high-cost patients. At that scaling-up juncture, the challenge for CHRISTUS shifted to balancing its mission of keeping patients healthy and in their homes with maintaining revenue streams sufficient to keep its doors open in a largely fee-for-service environment.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System chronicles the evolution of the CHRISTUS RPM pilot, which is framed around a Bluetooth®-enabled monitoring kit sent home with patients at hospital discharge.

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Infographic: Mobility Management

September 7th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

To maximize patient benefits, and clinician effectiveness, a healthcare organization’s mobility platform must take into account all technologies that impact and support enterprise mobility, according to a new infographic by CDW Healthcare.

The infographic illustrates how healthcare organizations should take a multi-layer approach for an effective mobile strategy.

Mobility Management

Telemedicine and E-Health Services, Policies, and Applications: Advancements and DevelopmentsCombining electronic communication and information technology with healthcare practices, e-health promises access to health information, diagnosis, treatment, and care to patients who may “enter” and interact with the system in new ways.

Telemedicine and E-Health Services, Policies, and Applications: Advancements and Developments offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to telemedicine by collecting e-health experiences and applications from around the world and by exploring developments and trends in medical informatics. Researchers and professionals in health management, medicine, nursing, and medical informatics will find discussions of critical issues in the emerging field of e-health. The book also introduces innovative concepts and services at the leading edge of healthcare and information technology, which may enable a safer, higher quality, more equitable and sustainable health system.

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Infographic: Technology Prescription for Smarter Healthcare

June 24th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Healthcare IT leaders are looking to mobile health solutions to find the right balance of efficiency, security and optimal patient outcomes, according to a new infographic by Samsung.

The infographic looks at the rapid adoption of mobile devices by healthcare workers and the challenge for CIOs to connect spending with improved patient outcomes.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System Encouraged by early success in coaching 23 patients to wellness at home via remote monitoring, CHRISTUS Health expanded its remote patient monitoring (RPM) enrollment to 170 high-risk, high-cost patients. At that scaling-up juncture, the challenge for CHRISTUS shifted to balancing its mission of keeping patients healthy and in their homes with maintaining revenue streams sufficient to keep its doors open in a largely fee-for-service environment.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System chronicles the evolution of the CHRISTUS RPM pilot, which is framed around a Bluetooth®-enabled monitoring kit sent home with patients at hospital discharge.

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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: Mobile Usage in the Medical Space 2013

April 3rd, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Mobile technology is growing at a rapid pace, particulary in the medical space, according to new survey by AmericanEHR. American EHR conducted the survey to better understand health practitioners’ usage of mobile technology. The survey helps address questions such as how many physicians are using mobile technology, what smartphone brands they prefer, what features they use, and how often they use them.

AmericanEHR collected data from 702 verified physicians within the U.S. between October 10, 2012, and December 8, 2012, including an analysis on the frequency of different smartphone activities carried out for both personal and clinical purposes and common technologies utilized within the practice.

Survey highlights:

  • The most popular brand of smartphone used across respondents was Apple’s iPhone.
  • The most popular clinical apps were Epocrates, Medscape, and MedCalc.
  • Twice as many non-EHR physicians use a traditional mobile phone compared to EHR users.
  • One-quarter of non-smartphone users intend to buy a smartphone in the next six months.
  • Both EHR and non-EHR users spend 15–16 hours a week on their smartphone.
  • 35% of respondents use their smartphone to research information on medications daily.
  • The least common smartphone activity for business purposes is Tweeting (5%).

The infographic below illustrates key insights from AmericanEHR’s mobile study.

Mobile Usage in the Medical Space 2013

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