Posts Tagged ‘mhealth’

6 iPhone Apps to Improve Your Health on the Go

As a traveling health IT consultant, it’s hard to factor in extra time to improve your health. Just ask Chris Freise, an Epic implementation specialist who says consulting life was good for his wallet, but not his waistline. “I was staying in hotels, sleeping in a different bed each night and eating a lot of fast […]

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Wearable Technology Devices and Apps Take Patient Care to the Street

Wearable technology has evolved beyond fitness bracelets and now enables patients to receive healthcare services on the go. Similar to fitness bracelets and apps, sensors embedded in wearable devices record patients’ daily activities, and companion apps display personal healthcare data that’s programmed to respond to each patient’s specific conditions. While in operation, these companion apps transmit a patient’s […]

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10 Predictions for Healthcare IT in 2016

  Cognitive computing and virtual care are among the big IT trends that will transform healthcare delivery in the next 12-36 months, say industry analysts at IDC, a leading IT advisory firm. The group is forecasting increased adoption of new technologies to improve diagnoses, reduce cost and mortality and personalize the patient experience. IDC Research […]

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A Solid cHealth Strategy Can Save Patients $1,000-Plus Annually

Connected health, or cHealth, can possibly save patients with major chronic conditions between $1,000 and $2,000 annually, according to a new report from Deloitte. The report, “Accelerating the Adoption of Connected Health,” explores how the increasingly competitive healthcare market is prompting many healthcare organizations to streamline and improve care delivery, including increasing care accessibility and […]

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4 Ways Healthcare Providers are Innovating with IBM Watson Technology

IBM's top physician says the supercomputing power of Watson will help healthcare providers “personalize and predict outcomes.” Kyu Rhee, MD, is a primary care physician and the Chief Health Officer for IBM's workforce. According to Fortune, Rhee is joining IBM's Watson Health unit with the same title. “This is really the natural evolution of what […]

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5 Considerations for Developing an Innovative mHealth Strategy

With mHealth touted as the next big thing in the health information technology space, med tech companies should be “thorough and deliberate” when determining an mHealth strategy, says a new report from Deloitte. The report, “Mobilizing MedTech for mHealth,” defines critical decision points for med tech companies designing and deploying mHealth-enabled care, including preventative care […]

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Healthcare Internet of Things Market to Grow to $163B Annually By 2020

The global healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow from $32.47 billion in 2015 to $163.24 billion by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 38.1% from 2015 to 2020, says a new market research report. North America is expected to lead the IoT in the healthcare market in terms […]

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