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IT Management

mHealth: Remote Monitoring Greatest Market Potential

2016 24 Oct

An article in HealthCareIT News focuses on recent data on the mobile health app market as revealed by the latest research.  In the mHealth App Developer Economics 2016 report from research2guidance, figures show that the mHealth market is inundated with apps with supply far outstripping demand.   In 2016, the number of mHealth apps in app stores was recorded... Read more

ICU Management

Taking the Tablet: Improved Resuscitation Performance and Documentation

2016 21 Apr

Documenting in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitations in real time simulations on a tablet-based app improved both clinical performance and documentation quality when carried out by the resuscitation team leader. The study from Germany is published in the Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.Tobias Grundgeiger PhD, of... Read more

Health Management

The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

2016 05 Jan

Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that Europe is ‘turning increasingly grey’ in the coming decades. By 2025 more than 20 percent of Europeans will be 65 or over, with a particularly rapid increase in the number of over 80s. This ageing trend will continue, and it is expected that by 2060 more than 30 percent will... Read more

IT Management

Health IT issues for 2016

2015 28 Dec

In his article appearing in MedCity News, Dr. John D. Halamka, chief information officer and dean for technology at Harvard Medical School, discusses key issues in health IT that will shape strategic planning for FY16. Documentation requirements. Current demands of Meaningful Use, hundreds of quality measures, population health, care management, and... Read more

IT Management

How New Technologies, Analytics are Improving Healthcare

2015 02 Nov

Healthcare globally is moving towards connectivity centred around the patient, aiming to improve the overall patient experience. However, the existing IT infrastructure must first be optimised before a truly connected healthcare system can be implemented, according to an article published online by The Information Daily. This means simplifying the underlying... Read more

IT Management

Antibiotics App Designed for Patient Safety

2015 29 Oct

Researchers at the University of Twente (Enschede, Netherlands) have developed an eHealth application that provides support for care providers when administering antibiotics in hospitals. They say this eHealth tool is intended to help improve the quality of work of healthcare professionals that leads to safer patient care.The app was created as part... Read more

IT Management

New Apps Fighting Killers

2015 20 Oct

Oregon Health & Science University have released an iPhone app designed to advance melanoma research by giving users the ability to accurately measure and monitor moles, and contribute photos of how their potential trouble spots evolve over time. Called Mole Mapper, the App allows individuals to photograph and measure mole sizes relative to a common... Read more

IT Management

Game App Helps Improve Memory in Schizophrenia

2015 06 Aug

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a "brain training" iPad game that can help improve the memory and daily functioning of patients with schizophrenia. The game is aimed at improving an individual's episodic memory, one of the facets of cognitive functioning to be affected in schizophrenia patients. "We need a way of treating the cognitive... Read more

IT Management

Figure 1: Crowdsourcing for Clinicians

2015 17 Jul

As its name suggests, Figure 1 is a mobile app for sharing images. Medical professionals can upload photos, x-rays, biopsies and other images of their patients' health conditions or disorders. Figure 1, also referred to as “Instagram for doctors", lets colleagues chime in with comments, questions and potential diagnoses.The app was launched in May 2013... Read more

IT Management

A First with Telehealth and Parkinson's Disease

2015 29 Jun

Mobile apps targeted at patients with Parkinson's disease are being tested by researchers from the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (CHET) at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center. The study aims to help researchers understand day-to-day struggles of those suffering from this illness, as well as how patients respond to various... Read more

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