Category: Technology

Use of technology in prevention, trends, early adoption by providers,

Healthcare organizations begin to embrace digital disruption

An article in this month’s Health Data Management notes that information technology is transforming healthcare and changing the ways in which provider organizations practice medicine and improve care. More healthcare organizations are embracing this “digital disruption” to more effectively manage patient outcomes and control costs. Remote monitoring is one such technology used increasingly to provide care…

Carenet Article Examines Benefits of Patient-Generated Health Data

A July 12th article posted by Carenet examines the benefits and barriers to patient-generated health data (PGHD). Citing a recent Ericsson ConsumerLab study which found that one in two consumers believe that wearables (Fitbits, smart watches, and a wide variety of apps) can improve healthcare management, while 60 percent of consumers felt they can help lead…

MR3 Health Featured in The Rivard Report

MR3 Health was featured in the Rivard Report today in a story by technology and life sciences reporter Iris Gonzalez. The story focuses on MR3’s dedication to stemming the rising healthcare costs by providing effective remote home monitoring services and the company’s plans to expand its capacity for patient care and additional services. Diabetes and…

Advantages of Telehealth Discussed in Video

A Dell Healthservices video posted by HealthData Management discusses the importance and advantages of Telehealth. Preventing unnecessary urgent care episodes and following the patient home post-discharge are prominent in the advantages of Telehealth, followed by a number of preferences growing among a consumer base that is increasingly used to immediate feedback and customer satisfaction. See…

Top industry groups to promote best practices for mobile app use

HealthData Management reports that three major provider associations (American Heart Association, American Medical Association, Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society) have combined with DHX Group, an advisory firm, for the purpose of developing and promoting best practices for mobile health applications. The new alliance is called Xcertia and is operating as a non-profit. According to…

Healthcare Goes Digital – And Moves to a Higher Level of Sophisitication

Beth Bierbower, President of the Humana Group Segment, reports on the company’s website that smartphones, wearable devices, and other technologies are changing healthcare delivery, and positively impacting wellness programs. Bierbower notes that health wearables, smartphones, apps and other technologies have revolutionized the way healthcare providers gather information in the diagnosis and treatment of their patients. Read…

Digital Therapeutics a $6 Billion Market Opportunity According to Psilos Group

Psilos Group, a digital health venture investment firm notes, in its 2016 Outlook Report which outlines emerging healthcare trends, that digital therapeutics will amount to a $6 billion market opportunity by 2021. The Psilos report  further elaborates that digital therapeutics improves health outcomes by addressing chronic conditions through behavioral changes, before they become worse. And…

Healthcare IT News Reports Doctors are Growing to Like Digital Health Tools

Healthcare IT News recently reported on the recent American Medical Association (AMA) survey, Physicians’ Motivations and Requirements for Adopting Digital Clinical Tools, which found that 85 percent of physicians saw advantages in digital solutions where patient care is concerned. Not surprisingly, the study found that primary care physicians and doctors working in larger and more…

MHealthSpot finds interest in MR3’s technology focus

MHealthSpot, a website/blog devoted to the latest developments in mobile health, reported on the recent MedCityNews story on MR3Health and our proprietary dermal temperature device, TempTouch. The FDA cleared device will be an integral part of MR3’s service to health insurers as the only at-home solution for the detection and prevention of diabetic foot ulcers.…