CVS will continue to make its mark on digital health by embracing online tools to help consumers manage chronic conditions, as well as improving convenience, according to Chief Digital Officer Brian Tilzer.
Relevant data plays a critical role in digital biomarkers, and mobile devices collecting such information are a valuable contributor to the technology.
The top factors spurring behavioral change among mHealth users are personalized content, educational tools and dashboard functionality, according to a recent research2guidance blog post.
Despite the emergence of new digital health communications tools and technologies, the pager remains not only a viable and valuable device for healthcare providers, but also offers evidence of what devices must provide to be successful in the care and treatment scenario.
A smart contact lens may one day help track the progression of glaucoma and identify glaucoma patients facing higher disease risks.
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is using Fitbit devices for a research effort regarding sleep behavior and activity among children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Mobile messaging can help boost medication adherence among chronic disease patients, but it is not a silver bullet in ensuring patients remain truly committed to prescription intake, according to research published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine.
The American Heart Association is joining forces with Welltok and IBM's Watson to create a workplace healthcare platform geared toward patients suffering from cardiac diseases.
While a majority of heart patients believe activity trackers are a valuable tool for managing health, just 27 percent diagnosed with a cardiology risk are using the device, according to a new study.
A working group representing European citizens, research and industry organizations is kicking off an effort in March to develop guidelines for verifying mHealth app data.
When it comes to protecting your hospital's mobile network, you can either pay now, or pay later.
Mobile phone reminders may help people become more active, according to a short-term study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston is developing a tablet-based app to keep intensive care unit patients and their family members informed and involved in treatment and recovery, and to drive better communication with care providers.
A research trial evaluating mobile healthcare technology versus traditional disease management reveals "little evidence" digital medicine intervention reduces healthcare costs or drives greater consumer healthcare interest, though some improvement in health self-management was reported.
Healthy people stay engaged with mobile health devices longer than those managing a chronic disease, yet overall, device adherence by both groups drops over time due to device fatigue and the challenge of managing more than one device.
Smartphones and other mobile communication devices are spurring increased attention to personal healthcare and potential health issues among teens and millennials.
Diabetes treatment and management remains the most popular mHealth app focus for developers, despite the fact there is increasing competition and more than 1,500 such apps already in market.