Cost of care decreased and patient satisfaction jumped in a remote monitoring pilot project conducted by CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System in Texarkana, Texas, according to research presented this week at the mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared Mega Electronics' eMotion ECG monitor to work with Android-based smartphones.
For healthcare IT leaders making the trek to Washington, D.C., for next week's annual mHealth Summit, there will be no shortage of meetings, presentations and sessions to attend. Here are five sessions worth checking out.
Legislation recently introduced to Congress by Rep. Scott Peters (R-Calif.) seeks to increase the use of wireless technologies in healthcare to ultimately bring care costs down.
The iPharmacy Drug Guide & Pill ID app, an Android app that has earned a top developer award from Google Play is also "one of the top offenders when it comes to risky privacy behaviors for apps in the health or medical category," according to a PC Magazine article.
Technology leaders must focus on solving real human problems if wearable technology is to become the omnipresent, multi-billion dollar industry many predict.