A new mobile adapter providing a quick, simple and low-cost method in optical care imaging could make today's smartphone a common diagnostic tool for eye healthcare professionals.
A Michigan healthcare services provider is prepping a mobile video-based health assessment program involving advanced paramedic care in a quest to reduce patient emergency room visits and hospital admissions while also saving on ambulance response costs.
Mobile monitoring of diabetic employees can save more than $3,000 a year in healthcare costs, half of the average annual medical insurance cost for workers diagnosed with diabetes, according to recently published research.
Mobile monitoring services are a major factor spurring growth in the mHealth market, an industry that is expected to hit projected revenue of more than $49 billion within six years, according to a new report.
Two Kaiser Permanente doctors are treating patients via video conferencing as part of a new free telemedicine program aimed at reducing costs, boosting improving patient care and luring new clients.
Government health officials in South Korea want to take a closer look at the heart-rate sensor built into Samsung's impending Galaxy S5, but the regulatory review likely won't impact the smartphone's scheduled debut on April 11.
The mHealth Regulatory Coalition says a proposed law to eliminate oversight by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on mobile healthcare software poses serious risks to patients and that Congress must play a key role in ensuring FDA guidance on mobile applications.
The number of organizations that offer patients and consumers mobile apps increased 13 percent in the last year, according to the results of the 3rd Annual HIMSS Analytics Mobile Survey.
A poll of 1,500 physicians across the country finds that 37 percent have prescribed a mobile medical application to their patients, according to QuantiaMD, a social learning network for physicians.