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Check out this interesting article on the key to continued
growth and use of mHealth:
Cardiologist: True Value of mHealth Lies in Behavior Change Not Diagnostics
The best applications and best devices for doctors are the ones that his physician extenders can use - nurses, medical assistants, registered dietitians - because you got to realize the point that ACA is going toward value-based medicine,"
You always have to have standards.
"Many times, integrating mHealth technologies into an existing network means implementing a patchwork solution that cobbles disparate hardware and software together into something that mostly works. Or it might require considerable manual intervention to ensure the system functions adequately in an environment where devices can't communicate with each other. Neither circumstance is optimal in situations where the quality of patient care is on the line."
Interesting article on the impact of
wearable tech on Health technology!
".... people are deeply interested in knowing about their bodies and eager to take action to improve health and wellness."
MOBILE HEALTH: Doctors High on mHealth
When physicians were asked which mobile applications they would consider using over the next 12 months, four apps drew interest by 35 percent or more of physicians: mobile EHR access and point-of-care information on drugs, medical devices and
Things are about to get even more interesting in the
world of mHealth!
"The mHealth market is poised to explode into consumer consciousness as Apple, Google, and Samsung all start to hype their entries into the "quantified self" ecosystem:
Check out this interesting article:
"In one case, hospital officials found that an infected patient had come into contact 217 times with staff members, other patients and mobile medical assets before the infection was diagnosed.
"This is why it's so hard to contain norovirus and C. diff," said Clare Nash, RN, a program manager at the hospital, in a press release. "I am so amazed at the power of this data. It shows us how important it is to get an infected patient isolated as soon as possible."
Doctors and Documents.
You know the issues.
Check out this interesting article on problem:
""Until (mobile health) information is intelligently managed, which requires high-intensity human oversight, which to date we have been unwilling to program or to pay for, we will continue to have only what our current technology provides: A vast and unmanageable amount of uncontrolled, non-vetted and non-meaningful information (classically described for the last 40 years in technology systems as 'garbage in = garbage out)," the study quoted one physicians as saying."