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Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles has partnered with Noteworth, a startup from the second cohort of its accelerator, to give physicians in several hospital departments new tools to monitor the health of their patients at home.


Category: home healthcare
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CVS Health was ranked by Fast Company as one of the top 3 most innovative companies in digital. How were they able to take such a large, traditional brick and mortar company and do a 180 towards digital? By recognizing that a shift in consumer mindset tow…


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One of the hottest topics for speculation in healthcare today is the unrealized potential for mobile health -- defined as technologies that use mobile devices, apps or telehealth to connect patients and physicians -- to transform the way healthcare is sou…


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IBM and Apple have announced that they will be working with the health and life insurance company Japan Post to offer elderly citizens iPads in hopes of improving their health and wellness, according to Forbes magazine.


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A new report predicts that, by 2020, shipments of smart clothing will reach more than 10.2 million units annually and body sensor shipments will hit 3.1 million units every year.


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Fierce Mobile Healthcare's Judy Mottl discuses the inadequate investments in mobile computing and communications by hospitals. A study revealed that inefficient communications in critical clinical workflow costs the average U.S.-based hospital $1.75 milli…


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For generations, commentators have worried about the impact of technology on people’s stress.Inevitably, the critics have shifted their focus onto digital technology. There has been considerable commentary about whether internet use in general and social …


Moving Mobile Health Past The Hype

Posted: Feb 04, 2015
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"It’s not just the existence of mobile computers we call smart phones that has changed our lives in profound ways, but the content delivered by them. It’s also why the “mobile health” or “wearable technology” movement is dramatically over-hyped."


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Reenita Das, contributor to Forbes, gives her predictions on everything healthcare in 2015 from mobile devices to cognitive analytics.


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A new online survey by Harris Poll suggests that patients are more open to online Doctor visits than previously thought.


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An assessment by PwC's Health Research Institute hones in on a few items that are not working when it comes to mobile health. Among them: a need for healthcare providers to be able to assess what qualifies as a worthy, prescription-worthy app.


Marketing to Millennials

Posted: Nov 21, 2014
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MMM News' Marc Iskowitz comments on new studies and reaching the Millennial generation. Pharma brand managers seeking closer ties with the 74-million-strong Millennial demographic should read this month's roundtable “Engaging the Digital Natives,” and a s…


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Remote monitoring may be a key part in how we deal with aging populations. Fred Donovan gives some interesting facts about the mobile device markets' future in caring for the elderly.


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Developing countries don't have the high-tech equipment needed to quickly diagnose the disease, but they do have millions of cellphones. One UCLA professor has a way to turn those phones into diagnostic centers.


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Acceptance and use of mHealth devices for medical care by doctors and patients varies given age and education levels, according to a research report from Hannover Medical School in Germany, which examined how medical staff and patients perceive mHealth de…


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Pagers are becoming more outdated as mobile technology improves and advances. Judy Mottl writes about mobile devices improving hospital infrastructures and how nurses can use them to save lives.


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A Juniper Research report argues new smartphone interfaces are going to be instrumental to the future of mHealth. The mobile health app market is predicted to expand greatly over the next five years. How long will it be before mobile devices become mainst…


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Mobile technology is advancing in leaps and bounds.Soon your phone could help diagnose rare diseases like Ebola, finds David Robson – and one day it might even replace the doctor’s surgery too.


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Mobile apps are becoming a more significant component of the e-health movement, as the medical and insurance communities team up to try to add new efficiencies to the health care system without compromising the quality of treatment. Skepticism within the …


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In the expanding world of mobile-integrated patient and provider communications, healthcare organizations are faced with a challenge and opportunity: creating best practices for a relatively new way to interact within and around health systems.


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