The new consumer-focused service comes paired with the announcement of the Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch and the Fitbit Aria Air connected scale.Read More
“Know your users and start testing right away.” That’s key advice onephysician entrepreneur gives others going down the same path, and he saidtheAMA Physician Innovation Network(PIN) has played a crucial role infinding practices willing to test his product and provide useful feedback.Read More
An estimated 40 million people in the United States have smartwatches or fitness trackers that can monitor their heartbeats. But some people of color may be at risk of getting inaccurate readings.Read More
The US Food and Drug Administration says two mHealth platforms used by those living with diabetes, the Medtronic MiniMed 508 and Paradigm Series insulin pumps, could be hacked and remotely controlled to deliver dangerous doses of insulin.Read More
GE Healthcare anesthesia and respiratory medical devices have a firmware vulnerability that could endanger patients by enabling a remote attacker to silence device alarms, alter time and date records, and change the gas composition.Read More
Smartphones are quickly gaining the capabilities to make patients’ homes an extension of physicians’ offices, facilitating access to timely medical care. Technological advancements in the phones are enabling them to take higher-resolution photos and deliver better sound quality, suggests Christy Marks-Davis, senior director of marketing for CareCentrix, a company that works with providers and payers to support care of patients in their homes.Read More
Researchers from Evidation Health report that people living with chronic conditions who regularly use mHealth wearables to track activity are better at following medication management guidelines.
Social determinants of health (SDOH) has become one of the biggest buzzwords in healthcare. In the quest to provide more complete care—and lower healthcare costs—stakeholders across the healthcare industry, are realizing that treating a patient doesn’t have to begin or end in a hospital.Read More
Big data has been making waves across the entire business sector and almost entirely transforming the way things operate. Construction and development, information security, retail, entertainment and e-commerce have all been changed irrevocably by big data, management and cloud computing technologies. However, healthcare has been slow to adopt these innovative solutions.Read More
Physicians at UPMC Medical Center in Pittsburgh are using remote monitoring platforms to more easily interact with heart failure patients, other providers, insurers and additional stakeholders.Read More
Healthcare providers are taking a closer look at their digital health programs and working on ways to improve access, open the door to new uses and find new ways to make mHealth data work for them.