Remote Patient Monitoring

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AMIA: Clinical decision apps lacking human interaction a risk

U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials are taking careful aim at clinical decision support functions in mobile medical apps, officials at the agency's public workshop on mobile medical app

Reminder calls boost patient monitoring via smartphones

Remote patient monitoring alone may not be an effective way to increase patient compliance, with tasks like checking blood pressure or blood glucose, according to a study out of the University Health

Updated Continua guidelines call for enhanced device communication, security

Continua Health Alliance, continuing its work to make wireless and mobile devices interoperable, recently released its latest technical guidelines for patient sensors and data transmission security.

Telemedicine pilot could be national model for diabetes management

HEALTHeLINK, Western New York's regional health information organization (RHIO), and a designated Beacon Community for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, is testing out

'Smart' cast wirelessly measures healing, mobility

Most patients wonder what's happening underneath the hard plaster cast covering an injury, but with a new technology recently reviewed by iMedicalApps, they might get a clearer view. It's called

Electronic 'skin' to aid remote patient monitoring

A new ultra-thin, skin-adherent sensor may take your remote patient monitoring program to the next level, according to a recent report in Science Magazine. Researchers tested a material that can be

Insulin pumps susceptible to remote hack attacks

Insulin pumps with a remote control option could be vulnerable to hackers, a security researcher announced at last week's Black Hat computer security conference in Las Vegas. A diabetic himself,

At-home sleep-apnea vendor Novasom snags huge cash infusion

Novasom Inc., Glen Burnie, Md., just received $35 million, part of which, company officials say, they'll use to make their primary wireless product, Sleep Solutions. The next generation sleep-apnea

How Microsoft Kinect can improve care for your patients

An exciting technology is crossing over into the mHealth arena, and we're betting it could be a game-changer--Microsoft's hands-free interactive game console, Kinect. The reason: Last week, Microsoft

IBM reveals untapped mobile users of the future

There's a huge group of mobile users that you may be overlooking as you develop your hospital's mobile strategy. They're "information seekers," and they will be the largest cohort of mobile