Posts Tagged ‘mobile technology in healthcare’

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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