Happtique: An App Store for Health Apps
Mobile Health
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Mobile Health
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Happtique: An App Store for Health Apps

Suzie Mitchell - February 13, 2013

There are literally tens of thousands of health, fitness, wellness and medical apps in smartphone stores, from diet tracking to asthma monitoring to smoking cessation, and everything…

Timing of Meals Affects Weight Loss
News
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News
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Timing of Meals Affects Weight Loss

DrTerrySimpson - February 11, 2013

My 88 year old father has lost weight since he retired in 1980. When he retired, he weighed 190 pounds at 5 foot 8 inches tall. He…

mHealth: Prevention is Better Than Cure
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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mHealth: Prevention is Better Than Cure

benw123 - February 9, 2013

Prevention is better than cure, Desiderius Erasmus once said. While we continue to see the exciting development of more efficacious and tolerable treatments coming to market, a…

Self-Monitoring: Track Your Metabolism on Your Smartphone
eHealth
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eHealth
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Self-Monitoring: Track Your Metabolism on Your Smartphone

waxcom - February 8, 2013

If you’ve ever dieted, you know how frustrating it can be to discover you haven’t lost any weight after a week of counting calories. Sure, you can…

eHealth
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Health Tracking Apps: Not Yet Ready to Make a Big Impact

DavidEWilliams - February 1, 2013

Almost no one really uses smartphone apps to track their health. That’s my takeaway from the latest Pew Research report. Although the report says close to 70%…

eHealth
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Tracking Health Indicators: The Role of mHealth Technologies in Improving Outcomes

Kevin Campbell - January 31, 2013

Smartphones, tablets such as the iPad and other mobile technologies are becoming commonplace in the US today.  These devices are nimble, efficient and able to process large…

Engagement is the Next Frontier for Connected Health
eHealth
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eHealth
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Engagement is the Next Frontier for Connected Health

JosephKvedar - January 24, 2013

Seeing the fast-growing market for personal connected health devices displayed at the recent Consumer Electronics Show, I couldn’t help but reflect on how far consumer connected health…

What’s a Guy Like Me Doing at the Consumer Electronics Show, Anyway?
eHealth
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eHealth
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What’s a Guy Like Me Doing at the Consumer Electronics Show, Anyway?

JosephKvedar - January 15, 2013

I spent the bulk of the last week in Las Vegas attending the Consumer Electronics Show. If there were other academically-oriented physicians attending, I didn’t find them.…

Person-Centered HealthCare; Short Review of Self-Monitoring System
Technology
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Technology
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Person-Centered HealthCare; Short Review of Self-Monitoring System

joan justice - December 28, 2012

I am very much intrigued with the QS movement and self-monitoring for fitness and behavior modification.  I visited several exhibitors at the recent mHealthSummit meeting in Washington…

Wellocracy Is Coming!  Watch For It
Wellness
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Wellness
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Wellocracy Is Coming! Watch For It

JosephKvedar - November 26, 2012

After working at this remote patient monitoring game for about 10 years now, we are ready to bring self-care to consumers – couch potatoes, weekend warriors and…