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From eHealth to mHealth: mobile phones look after your health

From eHealth to mHealth: mobile phones look after your health | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

Analysis of the influence of technology and smartphones in the field of medicine and how it they can be used to look after our health. @MWCBarcelona

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mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases
How mHealth, mobile APPS, Social Media, eHealth, eLearning and mLearning can support clinicians and health services to inform, educate and empower patients in managing and owning their health by focusing on the patient experience (end to end service delivery).

A collection of articles, blogs, infographics, podcast and videos on social media, eLearning, communication and public participation engagement. For more resources on these topics visit my Pinterest boards on http://pinterest.com/etorresrussell/
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Infographic: Today's Digital Patient

Infographic: Today's Digital Patient | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
The digital patient is here. From pre-screening potential doctors to viewing their treatment information and tracking their fitness/health data, the digital patient is increasingly embracing mobile health to improve their well-being. Check out the latest infographic from CDW Healthcare to learn about the right of the digital patient.
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Via @NewVisionsOne

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Denise Silber's curator insight, December 11, 1:40 AM

This infographic is in fact an ad for the company that published it but it has interesting stats.

 
Sigalon's curator insight, December 13, 9:52 AM

See also:

http://www.pinterest.com/etorresrussell/

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Pharma Goes Digital

Pharma Goes Digital | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
Technology transforms health care. Digital solutions are the future of medical landscapes. The pharmaceutical industry keeps pace with innovation and technology.
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The Connected Age - What a Connected 'Thing' is - 5 Top Wearable Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Connected Age - What a Connected 'Thing' is - 5 Top Wearable Technology [INFOGRAPHIC] | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

THE CONNECTED AGE: What a connected 'thing' is. Top 5 wearables. What Is The Internet Of Things (IOT) And The Future of Machine To Machine - (M2M) Communications? #mHealth #wearables #mobile #apps via@DR4Ward

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Digital and mobile health: can doctors and consumers get on the same wavelength? | Health Populi

Digital and mobile health: can doctors and consumers get on the same wavelength? | Health Populi | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

PwC polled both providers and consumers to gauge their respective interests in digital health technologies. The chart illustrates that greater preference among consumers for five of the six technologies assessed, with the exception of patients doing urinalysis tests at home with a device on the phone, favorite by more doctors than patients (47% vs. 42%). Consumers prefer, in greater numbers,

Using an at-home strep test at a (retail) storeChecking vital signs at home with a device on their phone (with nearly as many doctors comfortable with this, 55% vs, 53%)Sending digital photo of skin problem to the dermatologistChecking for an ear infection suing a device on their phoneHaving an ECG at home using a device attached to a phone.
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Research: Smartphone Apps for alcohol health promotion | Burnet Institute

Research: Smartphone Apps for alcohol health promotion | Burnet Institute | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
This pilot study aims to review and investigate the use of smart phone applications (apps) for alcohol-related health promotion.
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 RESEARCH 

The project has two objectives;

To review existing alcohol-related AppsTo determine young people’s opinions of Apps for binge drinking health promotion.
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mHealth: The Doctor's Tech Toolbox

mHealth: The Doctor's Tech Toolbox | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

In 2009, the US under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, allocated  $19 billion to accelerate adoption of health IT systems by doctors and hospitals in order to modernise the health care system, save billions of dollars, reduce medical errors and improve quality. US hospital spending on iIT will hit $4.7b in 2011 and grow to $6.8b by 2014

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[INFOGRAPHIC] providing a snapshot on:

- mobile device preferences by clinicians

- how clinicians are using mobile devices at the point of care

- the top 3 uses that physicians have for mobile based technology in their practice

- mobile apps

- doctors using social media/hospital social media accounts

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The importance of new technologies for doctors and patients, the future of mHealth in hospitals and the need for innovation in health. Interview with Jorge Juan Fernández.

The importance of new technologies for doctors and patients, the future of mHealth in hospitals and the need for innovation in health. Interview with Jorge Juan Fernández. | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
Jorge Juan Fernández is one of the top Spanish and European experts in digital health. He leads the digitalization of Barcelona's prestigio...
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The New Face Of Healthcare Innovation: 7 Ways Telemedicine Changes The Healthcare Landscape, And What It Means For You

The New Face Of Healthcare Innovation: 7 Ways Telemedicine Changes The Healthcare Landscape, And What It Means For You | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
The pool of entrepreneurs in the race to offer mobile health consulting is growing larger by the day. With telemedicine, users have the power of accessibility in their hands with apps such as TouchCare and iBluebutton (see below). While the concept of telemedicine isn’t new, having the accessibility to one’s doctor is. Here are seven ways telemedicine changes the healthcare landscape—for the better:
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This blog explores 7 ways in which telemedicine changes the healthcare landscape:

1. Stronger relationships

2. Convenience

3. Reduced complexity

4. Greater awareness

5. Shared purpose

6. Improved efficiency

7. Enhanced flexibility for physician.

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Will the New Apple Smartwatch Be Your On-Call Medical Advisory Team? | LinkedIn

Will the New Apple Smartwatch Be Your On-Call Medical Advisory Team? | LinkedIn | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

The potential of the Apple Smartwatch is huge, from interacting with additional devices within the home to the vast amount of patient data that can be instantly accessed in case of emergencies. Perhaps the even bigger potential is that Apple can revolutionize the Healthcare Industry the same way it did to the music industry.

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SocialDiabetes is the winner application of the Big Impact Award at the MWC Barcelona 2014 - mHealth

SocialDiabetes is the winner application of the Big Impact Award at the MWC Barcelona 2014 - mHealth | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
SocialDiabetes application has been awarded with the Big Impact Award for having achieved the greatest impact on people's lives during the l...

Via TechArc
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"the application has many uses: it makes insulin recommendations based on the individual's actual intake of carbs and blood glucose levels, allows cloud-synchronization, considers the exercise tracking, and offers a preventative medicine approach based on the individual's medical history and behaviour patterns."

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Customizable Mobile Health App Aimed At Short-Term Users

Customizable Mobile Health App Aimed At Short-Term Users | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
MedDiary’s new Mobile Health-as-a-Service platform focuses on short-term health goals. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
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The role of social media in addressing, managing and preventing chronic diseases

The role of social media in addressing, managing and preventing chronic diseases | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

Health JAM: Health Care Social Media Review, 10th Edition: Social Media and Chronic Disease

The tenth edition of Health Care Social Media Review.  This week’s theme is the role of social media in addressing, managing and preventing chronic diseases.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), chronic diseases, also known as noncommunicable diseases (NCD), are a leading cause of death worldwide.  NCDs encompass four main groups: cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disorders and diabetes; these diseases can affect people of any age and socioeconomic group.  As Kenneth Thorpe observed on HealthWorks Collective, “the key to addressing our greatest 21st century health care challenges—controlling costs while achieving improved health outcomes—lies in attacking chronic disease.”  

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This blog provides links to other health blogs Under the subheadings:

-Beyond patient communities

-Improving the quality of health care

-Measuring impact and outcomes

-Connecting more than patients

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TIMES Pieces: Connecting the World, One Telecentre at a Time

TIMES Pieces: Connecting the World, One Telecentre at a Time | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
We chat with Executive Director of Telecentre.org Foundation, Miguel Raimilla, to look at how a group of organisations with high ideals took the idea of linking people in remote communities to the world wide web and other communications...
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10 Benefits of Health IT [Infographic]

10 Benefits of Health IT [Infographic] | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
Infographic provides visually outlines the top ten benefits of health it
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Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies Should Shift Focus To Chronic Medical Illness

Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies Should Shift Focus To Chronic Medical Illness | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

As we marvel at the gadgets that companies such as Nike, Fitbit, Jawbone and Apple have recently produced and brought to market--gadgets that can record our heart rate, calories expended, and steps taken—one can only think of how this technology could likely be used on a greater scale to help those who truly need it the most: people with chronic medical illnesses such as emphysema, diabetes, or congestive heart failure.

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I particular liked the acknowledgement that there is a need for integrated and coordinated healthcare.

 'Help caregivers work more as a team: 79% of physicians and close to 50% of consumers believe using mobile devices can help physicians better coordinate care.'

 

Everyone one has a role to play from the patient, caregiver, physician community and support groups. So how can we harness this concept and put it into action?

 

 

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Emma Sands's curator insight, December 4, 2:55 AM

The current target for wearables is the same as for gyms and sports clubs -  this leads to stats as commented in the article: "Less than half of people who own a wearable use it on a daily basis". Currently wearables are being treated as "add-on" to a healthy lifestyle, but form no real part of it. We need them to become "add-ins" (to coin a phrase), an integral part of health management within the home - the active-patient paradigm.

Digitpedia's curator insight, December 4, 11:46 AM

Very true.

David Greene's curator insight, December 5, 12:33 PM

With the advent of all this wonderful technology we can't lose sight of initiating the care without assessing the patient's desire to participate...  Becoming partners in care seems to be the most effective way to help the chronically ill...

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The State of Healthcare Innovation 2014 [Infographic]

The State of Healthcare Innovation 2014 [Infographic] | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

HIMSS and AVIA recently collaborated to produce the 2013 Healthcare Provider Innovation Survey with select U.S. hospitals, academic medical centers, children’s and ambulatory care centers to understand the current state of innovation within provider organizations. Cost reduction and dedicated funding were among the top innovation initiatives for healthcare providers, according to the survey findings. Shown below is a visual summary of the survey results. via@NewVisionOne

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What are healthcare's innovation:

- priorities

- barriers

- expectations, and

- possibilities?

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Health Data Interoperability: Validic Raises $5M to Accelerate Health Data

Health Data Interoperability: Validic Raises $5M to Accelerate Health Data | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

With the emergence of patient devices, wearables and healthcare apps, insightful healthcare data is now overflowing in abundance. However, the ability to extract and deliver that data more readily to healthcare organizations is still a real challenge—

Validic announced it has closed $5 million in Series A funding co-led by Greycroft Partners and SJF Ventures to accelerate health data interoperability.

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Is Patient-Reported mHealth Data Actually Useful?

Is Patient-Reported mHealth Data Actually Useful? | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
The potential value of patient data management has led experts to suggest that it should be incorporated into future meaningful use standards
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Interesting article covering:

- Patient Engagement is Crucial to Healthcare Reform

- Managing Population Health with Patient Generated Health Data (PGHD)

- Three Considerations for Using PGHD

- Access to FREE Whitepaper:3 Ways Patient Analytics are Crucial to the Success of a Hospital

 

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Healthy ageing: A utopia or an opportunity for new technologies? - mHealth

Healthy ageing: A utopia or an opportunity for new technologies? - mHealth | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

A drastic change is expected in the age structure of the European population. While in 2010 the more numerous age-group was people in their 40s, in 2060 it is predicted that it will be the group of these over 60 years old...

 

A series of problems (arise): from how can healthcare be provided to everybody, to how to pay the pensions of an increasingly old population, which also has less active people who contribute to taxes.

Many experts agree that new technologies, and mobile technologies in particular, can become a key factor in the solution of these new challenges. In fact, we have already manifold mobile solutions which can be useful in helping make ageing healthier. But they are not enough.

 

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Joan Cornet Prat, Director. mHealth Competence Center, MWC leaves us with some food for thought:

 

- At the moment, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is (allowing) digital monitoring of vital signs, easing the control of patients with chronic diseases and patient communication with health professionals.

 

- new technologies, and mobile technologies and mHealth in particular, are ready. Now it is time for governments and the people responsible for health and social welfare to put into motion the right strategies, taking into account all the factors that are part of elderly people's lives.

 

- key to the future does not lie on classifying people, but on personalising medicine and patient attention. And to this end, mobile solutions can play a major role. Technology is ready.

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mHealth: Are You Ready for Sensors in Healthcare?

mHealth: Are You Ready for Sensors in Healthcare? | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

The market for wearable sensors is increasing dramatically. Devices are being designed to help people manage chronic conditions, recover more quickly from injuries, analyze physical and environmental abnormalities that may lead to more serious health issues and detect unhealthy habits before they cause problems, according to Pathfinder Software. A new infographic from Pathfinder Software takes a look at the types of wearables available, how they are used, their wireless capability and other details on this technology. Thank you to Pathfinder Software for an educational Infographic. Also, thank you to the Healthcare Intelligence Network for having this Infographic on their site.

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ChemaCepeda's curator insight, September 17, 5:02 AM

Parece que los wearables (dispositivos vestibles), es la tecnología de moda ¿cómo chocará esta tecnología con la salud clásica?

Bouzid Menaa's curator insight, September 22, 7:28 AM

In collaboration with international renowned scientists, I am developing a new quantitative and qualitative  mobile device for bacterial surface detection and diagnostic tool

 

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Is the average patient ready for telehealth? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is the average patient ready for telehealth? [INFOGRAPHIC] | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it
iTriage infographic presents new research on people's awareness and use of telehealth and telemedicine services. Via @iTriage
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How can healthcare providers improve the uptake of telehealth?

 

 

 

 

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PicSafe Medi App - Secure Mobile Medical Imaging

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"PicSafe Medi is a mobile photography app and system designed to help healthcare professionals fully comply with electronic health record and patient privacy legislation. "

Further information on https://picsafe.com/medi

Available for Apple and Android devices

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Diabetes mHealth Grand Tour: the Documentary

The mHealth Grand Tour was a Brussels-to-Barcelona cycling challenge that incorporated a first-of-its kind live trial of an end-to-end mobile health solution...


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How technology can help tackle the rising cost of healthcare in Asia Pacific

How technology can help tackle the rising cost of healthcare in Asia Pacific | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

Throughout the world, governments are grappling with the growing challenge of providing quality, affordable healthcare. Increasingly, they’re turning to technology for the solution.

In the Asia Pacific region, the challenge is particularly acute. Healthcare costs are rising and putting pressure on many government budgets. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare calculates annual spending on healthcare services now exceeds $A 6,200 per person. Other developed countries in the region are facing similar burgeoning costs.

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Educating and Engaging Patients Through Medical Destination Program

Educating and Engaging Patients Through Medical Destination Program | mHealth: Patient Centered Care-Clinical Tools-Targeting Chronic Diseases | Scoop.it

Connected Health, leveraging technology and data for patient engagement, care collaboration

 

There is growing evidence that effective patient education can impact patient outcomes as well as improve patient engagement and satisfaction. Providing these tools for patients, whether remote or local, as part of a risk sharing agreement or through traditional reimbursement, is an effective approach to patient engagement.

 

By Sherri Dorfman Sherri Dorfman is CEO, Stepping Stone Partners 

@HIMSS

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Blog makes reference to other resources:

Resources

Stage 2 Meaningful Use patient-specific education resources (PDF)

Mercy Hospital Center of Excellence program

Patient-Specific Education Resources from HealthIT.gov

Patient Education Materials from AHRQ

Impact of Patient Use of an Online Patient Portal on Diabetes Outcomes – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

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