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mHealth is an abbreviation for mobile health, a term used for the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices.

Duke University: Handheld device serves cervical cancer screenings

Duke University: Handheld device serves cervical cancer screenings

The researchers of Duke University have established a handheld device for cervical cancer screenings that produces high-quality images on a smartphone or laptop, part...

University of Wisconsin Establishes Substance Abuse Adherence mHealth Application

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) established a mHealth app for substance abuse adherence mHealth application that...
VA awards $19.6M contract for patient self-scheduling app system

VA awards $19.6M contract for patient self-scheduling app system

In an attempt to decrease the wait times for medical care, the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded health IT vendor Document Storage Systems...
Incorrect Heart Rate mHealth Apps Pose Consumer issues

Incorrect Heart Rate mHealth Apps Pose Consumer issues

Almost a fifth of measurements recorded by heart rate mHealth apps for users can be incorrect by upwards of 20 beats each minute, compared...
Harvard Medical School, mPulse Mobile Partners to Improve Medicaid Chronic Care

Harvard Medical School, mPulse Mobile Partners to Improve Medicaid Chronic Care

A new mHealth agreement between Harvard Medical School and mPulse Mobile targets to study the impacts of two-way text messaging on the self-care habits of Medicaid...
mHealth Apps for Cancer Survivors Are not Effective as they Sould be

mHealth Apps for Cancer Survivors Are not Effective as they Sould be

Mobile health apps developed for cancer survivors are not the meeting the requirements, in accordance to the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. A 2016 analysis...
Cohort looks for cardiovascular information from One million volunteers

Cohort looks for cardiovascular information from One million volunteers

More than 100,000 volunteers have agreed to donate their cardiovascular information to assist researchers to better understand, predict and stop heart disease. Finally, the aim...
Providers, payers testing the digital transformation initiatives

Providers, payers testing the digital transformation initiatives

Providers and payers are early in the procedure of commencing digital transformation initiatives, but an important percentage hope to invest in technologies in the...
mHealth interventions for diabetic patients might prove to be Efficacious

mHealth interventions for diabetic patients might prove to be Efficacious

While there is certain evidence supporting the efficacy of mhealth interventions for sufferers with diabetes, the quality of past researches is substandard and extra...
Electronic health records systems are at the threat for disruptive change

Electronic health records systems are at the threat for disruptive change

Healthcare agencies are increasingly selecting electronic health records systems from among a handful of leading HIT vendors. Relying on how you measure penetration, among...

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