A recent national survey on wearable technology devices (“wearables”) revealed that consumers consider accuracy the most important feature of wearables, and more than half of those who do not own a wearable would consider buying one if they trusted the… Read More ›
Baltimore’s Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital is the latest to use a telehealth platform and mHealth devices to help its young patients with weight and lifestyle management issues. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis. Read more at The Atlantic.
Veterans Affairs operates one of the country’s largest telemedicine programs, with some 700,000 veterans receiving medical care and advice via their computers and mobile devices last year alone. Now, the VA is announcing a drastic expansion of that program with… Read More ›
The Wyoming Department of Health alongside Wildflower Health announced that research published in Telemedicine and e-Health shows that Medicaid patients who used mobile maternity app WYhealth Due Date Plus were “significantly more likely to have a first trimester prenatal visit,… Read More ›
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a new program that seeks to use passively collected data from mobile devices to monitor the health of soldiers. Read more at iMedicalApps.
While virtual reality is finding its niche in pain and medication management, one California doctor is using the mHealth technology in smartglasses that allow him to assess and treat concussions. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
A letter from 43 lawmakers asks that unused airwaves known as TV white space be set aside to extend broadband connectivity to rural America, clearing a barrier to telemedicine and telehealth expansion. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Virtual reality is no longer just a gimmick from sci-fi TV shows. Thanks to recent advancements in technology, everyday smartphones can be used in affordable mainstream VR headsets like the Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream View. Read more at… Read More ›