Tag Archives: Mobile

Mobile app for pacemaker patients trims need for monitors

Medtronic is marketing a mobile app for patients with pacemakers that communicates with patients’ smartphones and tablet devices. The MyCareLink Heart app securely sends device data to the Medtronic CareLink network, which can eliminate the need for remote monitoring hardware, according to the vendor, which manufactures biomedical engineering devices and technology. “The mobile app is… Read More »

Mobile Health Apps for Headache: An Ongoing Search for Clinical Relevancy – Neurology Advisor

January 11, 2019 Share this content: The main objection among clinical researchers is that commercially developed products often lack a scientific basis for their selection of features. Over the past several years, the development of mobile and wearable health technology for a wide range of conditions rapidly advanced as the use of smartphones spread around… Read More »

Mobile health app boosts HCAHPS scores, lowers costs at South Shore Health System

Boston’s South Shore Health System was facing some challenges with five affiliated OB/GYN physician groups across 40 referring physicians: patient confusion, missed revenue, and negatively impacted Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems scores. To overcome these challenges, South Shore built a smartphone app. Using “app-as-a-service” technology and specialized blueprints, the hospital developed a mobile… Read More »