Search Tag: cardiovascular disease

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mHealth No Support for Hearts

2015 21 Aug

The American Heart Association has issued a report highlighting the need for more evaluative studies on the effectiveness of mobile health technologies — including mHealth apps and wearables — for reducing risk factors for heart disease and stroke. The report, "Current Science on Consumer Use of Mobile Health for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention -... Read more

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American College of Cardiology Aims for PHM

2015 11 Aug

The American College of Cardiology has added population health management (PHM) to its five-year strategic plan, indicating its resolve to further strengthen efforts with PHM. In fact, the ACC also formed a committee to address policy and health promotion surrounding population health. The College is looking to tackle cardiovascular disease as part... Read more

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Skype: Top Use in Chronic Disease Management

2015 19 Jul

Skype is increasingly being used in telemedicine, with clinicians utilising this popular web-based video tool more commonly to provide healthcare for adults than for children, according to new research from the Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Researchers found that the use of Skype was most prevalent... Read more