Smart phones and mobile health apps have turned everyone into active participants in a healthcare revolution, but how do you use your health information to improve healthcare? If you are a smart phone owner, whether you know it or not you are taking part in a revolution of healthcare. Almost all smartphones now include pedometers […]
We expect to be able to manage everything from email to personal finances using simple and beautiful mobile apps, when can we expect our healthcare providers to join the club?Thinking about our healthcare system, you might be inclined to think of it more as “sick-care” than healthcare. In other words, it could be said that […]
Patient Engagement and mHealth continues to contribute to increased health literacy and improved patient outcomes.The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recently published an article called “Patient Engagement in Cancer Survivorship Care through mHealth: A Consumer-centered Review of Existing Mobile Applications”.
That’s a long title, but the study essentially showed that increased patient engagement led to higher […]