Archive for the ‘Mobile Healthcare’ Category

Study: Text messaging improves medication adherence for teens

November 20, 2009

Veröffentlicht auf Fierce Mobile Healthcare mit Verweis auf Artikel in der NYT und einer in Pediatrics veröfentlichten Studie:

A new study in Pediatrics shows that text messaging really can help adolescents stick to their prescribed regimens, even when that regimen is to prevent rejection of a transplanted liver. Among a small study group of 41 young liver transplant recipients, those who received text reminders to take their medication were more likely to take their meds than they were before the messaging started.


Zeit Online: die Pulsuhr als Coach

Juli 27, 2009

Die Pulsuhren werden immer komplexer und versuchen so, den persönlichen Fitness- und Trainingsplan zu errechnen. Dass ein solches Stück Technik aber immer noch über die Hürde Mensch straucheln kann, beschreibt Harro Albrecht sehr schön in diesem Artikel.

PIP: Consumer Perspective on Health Information Technology

Juli 22, 2009

A webinar organized by the National Partnership for Women & Families explored questions surrounding health information technology and the role of consumers in shaping what’s to come in patient-centered care.

Report: Health, Mobile, Web 2.0 – The Social Life of Health Information

Juli 22, 2009

This Pew Internet/California HealthCare Foundation survey finds that technology is not an end, but a means to accelerate the pace of discovery, widen social networks, and sharpen the questions someone might ask when they do get to talk to a health professional. Technology can help to enable the human connection in health care and the internet is turning up the information network’s volume.

Wearable senior monitor can detect falls – FierceMobileHealthcare

Juni 24, 2009

Wearable senior monitor can detect falls – FierceMobileHealthcare.

Interesting example of mobile healthcare solutions: a wearable device for seniors that can detect and alert falls, one of the leading causes of hospitalization and accident-related deaths among senior citizens.