According to an eye-opening new report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), nearly two-thirds (63%) of smartphone users worldwide use their device every 30 minutes or more, and over a fifth (22%) tap into their phones every 5 minutes. Read… Read More ›
Nokia unveiled a new smart scale and digital blood pressure monitor as part of the company’s “rebirth.” As the company continues to transition away from the business of selling phones, digital health will play an increasingly larger role in the… Read More ›
An Aetna executive says mobile device authentication is shifting away from passwords and toward individual behaviors as the healthcare industry looks to better safeguard sensitive healthcare data. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
To cash in on the growing anxiety that we are fast becoming a bunch of Wi-Fi-enabled cyborgs, the marketplace has spawned a new consumer category: products to free you from the crushing grip of always-on digital ubiquity. Read more at… Read More ›
Imagine turning to your iPhone for all your health and medical information — every doctor’s visit, lab test result, prescription and other health information, all available in a snapshot on your phone and shared with your doctor on command. Apple… Read More ›
Healthcare providers around the country are taking a literal approach to mobile health these days. They’re customizing RVs, vans, buses and ambulances with telemedicine tools and wireless connectivity to bring healthcare to underserved populations, reduce time to treatment in emergencies… Read More ›
Healthcare providers are using mobile health technology to transform clunky CPAP devices into high-tech mHealth platforms, giving doctors better insight into sleep and breathing problems. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
mHealth interventions, including text messages and mobile alerts, can support weight management programs for children through texts, updates, and mobile alerts. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
When equipped with both a wearable thermometer and an app, healthcare experts can use mHealth monitoring to quickly predict flu outbreaks. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.