Mobile Health Communication Trends of 2013

Medical nurse uses a mobile phone in Accra, Ghana (Wikipedia).

Medical nurse uses a mobile phone in Accra, Ghana (Wikipedia).

2013 continues to be a dynamic year for the convergence of social networking, mobile computing, big data analytics, and cloud computing in the area of digital healthcare.

Previously, we noted that telehealth is expected to more than double by 2016, spurred by rising costs, provider shortages, and increased demand for healthcare. Here are a few more observations from the realm of mobile health.

Trends in mobilizing healthcare communications for 2013: [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

Healthcare Information Technology Improves Mobile Monitoring and Evaluation

EHR (electronic health records)

EHR (electronic health records) (Photo credit: Yann Ropars)

In this emerging era of big data, cloud computing, electronic health records (EHRs), and mobile healthcare, we are beginning to observe and measure the impact of digital healthcare information technology and the use of mobile devices for healthcare monitoring and evaluation.

A recent article in Nursing Times; 109: 11, 16-18, summarizes the finding of the Mobile Health Worker Project. The results provide a clear picture of how mobile devices could benefit health professionals and the care that can be offered to patients. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.