Remote Monitoring Top Content

  1. Pros And Cons Of Remote Patient Monitoring

    Do you go to the doctor only in case of extreme necessity? Visiting clinics keeps its place among the least favorite activities in society. So, it’s not a surprise that tech-savvy specialists try to minimize the number of such visits by creating new healthcare devices and technologies. People have already got used to super popular fitness wearables that track heart-rate or calories burned; but what about devices that are used for remote monitoring of more complex issues, e.g. chronic diseases?

  2. 5 Health IT Trends To Watch For In 2018

    More of the same and plenty of the new are on tap for health IT in 2018. Here are five trends to watch as the year unfolds.

  3. Advances In mHealth: Remote Monitoring In Clinical Trials

    Remote monitoring – a key element of mHealth, where mobile solutions are used to deliver health – is becoming ubiquitous in the U.S. population. Some 60 percent of U.S. adults track their weight, diet, or exercise routine, and a recent Gartner forecast predicted that the overall wearable market would expand from 275 million devices in 2016 to 323 million devices in 2017. By Vincent Miller, Project Coordinator, Duke Clinical Research Institute

  4. AHA Health Forum Releases List Of Most Wired Hospitals

    “Most Wired” hospitals are partnering with other providers to share health data, study found. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Research Finds Effectiveness Of Radar And Bed Sensors To Help Keep Seniors Safe

    Monitoring technology helps health providers detect problems early. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. High-Tech, Remote Monitoring Patch Could Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions

    Band-Aid-like patch offers efficient method of post-discharge patient monitoring. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Medical Moneyball — What Healthcare Stands To Learn From The Oakland A’s

    With all the talk of Big Data, there are still big questions as to how to most effectively leverage information and data to make a positive impact on healthcare delivery, cost, and outcomes. One health system leader thinks an approach developed by a Major League baseball team might be a game changer.

  8. A Road Map To Accelerating Health IT Value And Innovation

    Health IT is in a state of constant evolution, and it often seems that, for every problem solved, another is created. That’s why it’s vital we stop to assess where the industry stands from time to time, as well as look to the future to determine the best course to take to achieve our collective goals.

  9. Where Are The Wearables? The State And Future Of Health Monitors In Hospitals And Clinics

    While wearable activity trackers have been commercially available since the 2009 release of the original Fitbit, investments in new technology has evolved these trackers into all-around health monitors. These relatively new devices can go beyond simple pedometer functions of their predecessors by integrating real time bio-analytics. By Cameron Roche, Research Analyst at VDC Research


  10. $4.3 Billion Invested In Digital HIT In 2015

    While the number of venture capital-funded deals dropped, the average amount rose. By Christine Kern, contributing writer