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Interesting article on how mHealth
continues to change the game!
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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
"On the behavior change side, I think that's where the real opportunity lies," he says, noting that changing patient behavior in chronic diseases like diabetes, heart failure and others can actually bend the cost curve.
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,"
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"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."
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:
Great read about the expanding the use of
technology in the health care.
This needs to happen!
Check out this intresting report by the Brookings (@BrookingsInst) on how:
"1. Mobile devices offer the potential to improve affordability of health care by lowering disparities based on geography and income. Policymakers should encourage the use and adoption of cellphones, martphones,
2. Public officials should reimburse health providers who offer consultations, diagnoses, and treatment through remote monitoring devices and other types of mobile technologies;
3. Mobile phones aid the patient experience by providing a means to deliver medical reminders and diagnostic information to patients and physicians. Reminders via text messages or mobile phones can encourage patients to take medication at the suggested time and dosage, and this will improve the quality of patient care;
4. mHealth helps policymakers by encouraging better health data collection and analysis. Figuring out what works and doesn't work is one of the biggest challenges in health care."