Search Tag: mhealth

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Apps are Designed to Gather your Data, says BMJ Study

2021 26 Jul

Researchers analysed more than 20,000 health apps and found that the vast majority - or about 88%, were built with the ability to collect or share user data, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.  This cross-sectional study, based in Australia investigated whether and what user data are collected... Read more

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Can Mobile Health Apps Actually Make Us Healthier?

2021 20 May

There is no end to the number of applications available for smartphones, tablets and other digital devices.   In recent years, wearable devices have also come onto the market, and are increasingly popular. These devices track personal health data, with the generalised goal of improving consumer behaviours related to health and wellbeing.  Emerging... Read more

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mHealth for Traumatic Injury Monitoring

2020 06 Oct

A pilot study, led by Penn Nursing (Jacoby et al. 2020), indicates that mobile health (mHealth) technology could be used for real-time monitoring and assessment of long-term traumatic injury outcomes.   You might also like: Smart Diagnostics with Wearable Devices: Principles and Applications   In addition, the study shows that use... Read more

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COVID-19 and mHealth

2020 19 Aug

A major challenge in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic is the 'silent transmission' of coronavirus caused – often unknowingly – by asymptomatic individuals. Leveraging mHealth technologies such as mobile apps and wearable sensors, which can help to monitor COVID-19 patients and suspected cases, is a good way to mitigate the effects of... Read more

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mHealth with Pencil and Paper

2020 26 Jul

Fabrication of bioelectronic devices of the future may not require any complex and expensive materials but only paper and pencil. A group of engineers from the University of Missouri explored the combination of these routinely available materials and found many possible applications in personal health monitoring.   You might also like:... Read more

Executive Health Management

EAHP 2021 - Hospital Pharmacy 5.0 - the future of patient care

2021 23 Mar

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IT Management

Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

2019 28 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting Cyber Threats With a Global Community Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim... Read more

Cardiology Management

Top Cardiology Stories of 2019

2019 27 Dec

As we move into 2020, here's a quick recap of our most clicked stories in Cardiology in 2019:  ORION-10 Trial: Inclisiran Effective at Reducing LDL Findings from the ORION-10 trial presented at the AHA Scientific Session in 2019 showed that twice-yearly injections of inclisiran were effective at reducing LDL cholesterol. ENCOURAGE... Read more

IT Management

Health and Consumer Tech Partnerships on the Rise

2019 26 Sep

Digital technology and mHealth expansion  not only enable patients to be more proactive in keeping themselves fit and healthy, these tech innovations are also underpinning the growth of consumerism in healthcare.   With data collected from medical devices – including wearables and other mHealth tools – becoming increasingly valuable for disease... Read more

Executive Health Management

Monitor Me!

2019 26 Aug

mHealth has gained considerable momentum in recent years, but, contrary to common perception, mHealth is not limited to mobile health. It has a broad application across healthcare, including the use of biosensors, wearable personal technology, precision medicine, personalised care, patient engagement, and patient empowerment. We could say mHealth is... Read more