mHealth

Fitbit Expands Healthcare Ambitions with New Devices, Subscription Service

2019-09-01T07:34:29-04:00

By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare | August 28, 2019 Wearables company Fitbit is deepening its reach into healthcare with a new premium subscription service for users that offers coaching and personalized insights mined from the health data it collects from 27.3 million users. At an event in Manhattan Tuesday, Fitbit [...]

Fitbit Expands Healthcare Ambitions with New Devices, Subscription Service2019-09-01T07:34:29-04:00

Viewpoint: Stronger Regulations are Necessary to Weed out ‘Digital Snake Oil’ From Wearables, Apps

2019-09-01T07:21:28-04:00

By Andrea Park, Becker's Hospital Review | August 22, 2019 With technology companies constantly rolling out new mobile apps and wearable devices claiming to monitor, treat and cure various health conditions, strict standards are necessary to make it clear to consumers which of these tools are actually medically valid. A [...]

Viewpoint: Stronger Regulations are Necessary to Weed out ‘Digital Snake Oil’ From Wearables, Apps2019-09-01T07:21:28-04:00

CMS Proposal May Give Docs More Room to Use Remote Patient Monitoring

2019-08-19T23:45:22-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | August 8, 2019 CMS is proposing to tweak reimbursement guidelines for remote patient monitoring in the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule, a move that could open the door to more Medicare coverage for mHealth services. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is continuing [...]

CMS Proposal May Give Docs More Room to Use Remote Patient Monitoring2019-08-19T23:45:22-04:00

FDA, Yale, Mayo Clinic Join Forces to Study Cardiac mHealth Data

2019-07-23T00:12:13-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | July 17, 2019 The FDA is joining Yale University and the Mayo Clinic in a project aimed at studying the value of mHealth data gathered in a remote patient monitoring platform for people with heart failure. The US Food and Drug Administration is partnering [...]

FDA, Yale, Mayo Clinic Join Forces to Study Cardiac mHealth Data2019-07-23T00:12:13-04:00

Is Your Heartbeat Off, or Blood Sugar High? On the Road, You Can Keep Track

2019-07-22T23:01:16-04:00

By Joshua Brockton, The New York Times | July 15, 2019 A new batch of apps and pocket-size medical devices that work with a smartphone or smartwatch are changing travel for people with serious medical conditions. The devices allow people with heart conditions, diabetes and epilepsy to discreetly check up [...]

Is Your Heartbeat Off, or Blood Sugar High? On the Road, You Can Keep Track2019-07-22T23:01:16-04:00

Could Trump’s Kidney Disease Order Push Telehealth, mHealth Adoption?

2019-07-15T03:31:13-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | July 11, 2019 President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting new methods for detecting and treating kidney disease could expand the opportunities for those using telehealth and mHealth. The executive order, signed on July 10, aims to change how the nation’s healthcare system treats end-stage [...]

Could Trump’s Kidney Disease Order Push Telehealth, mHealth Adoption?2019-07-15T03:31:13-04:00