Mobile devices can play a tremendous role in helping those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by providing treatment outside of a clinical setting, according to research...
Use of a tethered mobile personal health record system has the ability to spur patient empowerment with regard to treatment and chronic disease management, boost communication between patients and caregivers, reduce medical errors and improve safety, according to research published online this month in Telemedicine and e-Health.
Research focused on a mobile device-based rehabilitation program for patients suffering from severe pulmonary disease reveals that smartphone and real-time communications between home-based patients and providers can boost treatment and help reduce hospital readmissions.
A good number of nurses and doctors working in the United Kingdom are using personal smartphones for clinical duties, with more than half using medical apps to share patient, according to new research.
Mobile phone use in health coaching efforts can boost adherence to healthy behaviors, improve glucoregulation levels and foster better mental health for patients managing Type 2 diabetes, reveals a new study.
Nearly two-thirds of Apple Watch users are exercising more often and for longer periods of time, and 72 percent claim the wearable is improving their health and fitness levels, according to a new report.
Today's mHealth devices reflect just the beginning of what's to come for mobile and wearable medical devices, says John Patrick, M.D., a former vice president of internet technology at IBM.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to ease and standardize the process of integrating Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies developed by drug and device manufacturers into electronic health information systems, it announced this week.
While engagement of patients in their own care is vital to improving the health industry, achieving success is a difficult task, panelists said Wednesday at the HIMSS Policy Summit in the District of Columbia.
The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights on Monday launched an online platform that enables health technology developers to pose questions and concerns about HIPAA privacy protection.