Tag Archives: Internet

Five Mobile Health Technologies Providers Need to Implement NOW

This marks my first post since the sudden death of my chronically ill mother last month. The journey as her caregiver solidified what I believe should be priorities for the adoption of digital health technologies. There are currently many mobile … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why Physicians Will Love mHealth

1.    Mobile health technology will increase patient engagement.  Most patients do not take the responsibility they should for their own health.  They are likely preoccupied with all the stresses of everyday life and might therefore take the ‘I feel good, … Continue reading

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Why mHealth Apps Shouldn’t be Called Apps

The estimated number of US smartphone users grew from 42 million to 61 million from 2009 to 2010.  The number of phone apps grew at a significantly higher rate.  Some of the key findings from “The Mobile Movement: Understanding Smartphone Users,” … Continue reading

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Gender Differences in Utilization of Healthcare IT: A Reflection of the Bigger Picture

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more women research health topics on the Internet than men.  This holds true across all age groups except those over 65, where Internet usage for healthcare searches was low among both genders. … Continue reading

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