Participants in a Norwegian study on patient education for COPD and diabetes through videoconferencing gave the program high marks, according to a study in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision ...
Developing a computer-based intervention to improve medication adherence among HIV patients becomes more cost-effective the longer patients stay on track and as the number of users grows, according to a paper published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making .
Hospitals are pleased with the leading interactive patient systems (IPS) on the market, according to a new report from research firm KLAS. Interactive patient systems are solutions that provide
Mobile and wireless technologies dominate a Computer Sciences Corp. list of six technologies that show promise for improving patient care and making a better working environment for clinicians,
It's time for a reality check in mobile healthcare. The myriad smartphone apps for healthcare generally are wonderful, low-cost tools for improving a small part of healthcare. But apps by themselves
In her most recent column , FierceHealthPayer editor Dina Overland wonders if anyone was paying attention to a UnitedHealth Group report that said diabetes would cost what passes for a U.S. healthcare
Now here's a study we don't need to mock: "Smart" pill bottles that record when patients take their medication and then transmit that information to healthcare professionals helped improve medication
Like a powerful signal, wireless healthcare innovation in San Diego has spilled across the border to Tijuana, Mexico, to help prevent and treat diabetes. The recently announced Dulce Wireless Tijuana
Text messages containing both medication reminders and information about a specific skin condition helped greatly improve adherence to treatment regimens, self-care behaviors and quality of life
If any age group has shown a clear preference for texting, it's teenagers--half of whom reportedly send more than 1,500 text messages a month. So it makes sense that SMS might be a great way to