Post Tagged with: "mHealth"

Patient Engagement: Overused Sound Bite or Transformative Opportunity?

Patient Engagement: Overused Sound Bite or Transformative Opportunity?

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April 2, 2015

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Patient engagement, POLICY:

Criteria for Stage 3 of meaningful use of EHRs were released recently and there is lots of controversy, as would have been predicted. One set of recommendations that is raising eyebrows is around patient engagement.

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Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare

More Sign Posts on the Road To Connected Health Adoption

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March 27, 2015

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IT:

But, think for a minute like an executive. You have information coming at you in an avalanche. You are used to reading headlines and instinctively sensing trends. If you read the headlines and didn’t think too hard about it, you’d have to conclude, “This is a big deal. We’d better get on the stick.” Next thing you know, that organization is scrambling to quickly develop a strategy for mobile health and patient engagement.

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

The Iron Triangle of mHealth Apps Due Diligence: What CEOs and Boards Need to Know

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March 7, 2015

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INDUSTRY, IT:

Old fashioned management experts will recognize the concept. They know that any project involves trade-offs between cost, quality and access. Improve any single dimension and the other two will suffer. Improving two means having to compromise on the third. In other words, there are inevitable trade-offs.

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The Wow of Wearables

The Wow of Wearables

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February 21, 2015

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IT, Technology in healthcare:

I’d have to say that reports of the death of wearables have been greatly exaggerated. The power of sensor-generated data in personal health and chronic illness management is simply too powerful to ignore.

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Jaan Sidorov is the Population Health Blog

mHealth Apps to Monitor Recently Discharged Patients

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February 17, 2015

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IT:

Are app-empowered patients less likely to use the emergency room? Do they have a higher survival rate? Do they have higher levels of satisfaction?

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Jen-Hyatt-CEO-Founder-Big-White-Wall Hyatt, CEO & Founder of the Big White Wall

Improving Mental Health via the Big White Wall

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January 31, 2015

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Mental health, mHealth14, Salber:

Big White Wall boosts access to mental healthcare-allowing people to post thoughts anonymously, access peer & counselor support & learn from clinically-valid programs

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Could mHealth Apps Be a Reprise of the EHR? The Need for Clinician Input

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January 22, 2015

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IT:

While the Population Health Blog continues to delight in the emerging science of “mHealth” as a newly minted start-up Chief Medical Officer, it ran across this interesting article on risk and patient safety. Authors Thomas Lewis and Jeremy Wyatt worry that “apps” can lead to patient harm.

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John Brownstein, PhD, Co-Founder of HealthMap

John Brownstein: Putting the Public Back in Public Health

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January 20, 2015

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Global Health, Infectious disease, mHealth14, Salber:

HealthMap aggregates data from disparate sources, including reports submitted by individuals, to create a global interactive map of infectious disease.

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Pat Salber & Harry Reynolds at mHealth Summit 2014

Harry Reynolds, IBM: What Makes a Good Healthcare App?

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January 18, 2015

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Digital health, mHealth14, Salber:

Per Harry Reynolds of IBM, a good healthcare app treats me as me and not just as a patient or member of a health insurance plan.

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Buckle Your Safety Belt, Connected Health is Taking Off in 2015

Buckle Your Safety Belt, Connected Health is Taking Off in 2015

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January 13, 2015

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IT:

While so many folks were writing about their impressions of 2014, I was enjoying the holidays with my family. During that time I was thinking about the notable events of 2014 in connected health, but more importantly how they will set the stage for 2015, which is poised to be a breakout year.

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