Assessing the global reach and value of a provider-facing healthcare app using large-scale analytics.

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Oct 30, 2017

BACKGROUND: The rapid global adoption of mobile health (mHealth) smartphone apps by healthcare providers presents challenges and opportunities in medicine. Challenges include ensuring the delivery of high-quality, up-to-date and optimised information.

Review of Use and Integration of Mobile Apps Into Psychiatric Treatments.

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Oct 30, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Mental health practitioners should understand the features of current, publicly available apps; the features of novel, research apps; and issues behind the integration of mobile apps and digital health services into clinical workflows.

Improving patient engagement in self-measured blood pressure monitoring using a mobile health technology.

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Oct 30, 2017

OBJECTIVE: To understand usage patterns and clinical efficacy of Hello Heart, an mHealth technology application designed to facilitate patient engagement in managing hypertension.

Sleep Devices: wearables and nearables, informational and interventional, consumer and clinical.

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Oct 29, 2017

The field of sleep is in many ways ideally positioned to take full advantage of advancements in technology and analytics that is fueling the mobile health movement.

Web-Based Tools for Text-Based Patient-Provider Communication in Chronic Conditions: Scoping Review.

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Oct 28, 2017

BACKGROUND: Patients with chronic conditions require ongoing care which not only necessitates support from health care providers outside appointments but also self-management.

iPhone Sensors in Tracking Outcome Variables of the 30-Second Chair Stand Test and Stair Climb Test to Evaluate Disability: Cross-Sectional Pilot Study.

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Oct 28, 2017

BACKGROUND: Performance tests are important to characterize patient disabilities and functional changes.

The use of trained volunteers in the response to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest - the GoodSAM experience.

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Oct 28, 2017

In England, fewer than 1 in 10 out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims survive to hospital discharge. This could be substantially improved by increasing bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator use.

A New Tool for Nutrition App Quality Evaluation (AQEL): Development, Validation, and Reliability Testing.

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Oct 28, 2017

BACKGROUND: The extensive availability and increasing use of mobile apps for nutrition-based health interventions makes evaluation of the quality of these apps crucial for integration of apps into nutritional counseling.

Collaborative Care and Related Interventions in Patients With Heart Disease: An Update and New Directions.

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Oct 28, 2017

BACKGROUND: Psychiatric disorders, such as depression, are very common in cardiac patients and are independently linked to adverse cardiac outcomes, including mortality.

Managing Psychiatrist-Patient Relationships in the Digital Age: a Summary Review of the Impact of Technology-enabled Care on Clinical Processes and Rapport.

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Oct 27, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Participatory medicine and the availability of commercial technologies have given patients more options to view and track their health information and to communicate with their providers.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Mobile Health: App Investigation and Scoping Literature Review.

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Oct 27, 2017

BACKGROUND: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a prevalent mental health issue among veterans.

Lessons from the Deployment of the SPIRIT App to Support Collaborative Care for Rural Patients with Complex Psychiatric Conditions.

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Oct 27, 2017

We report the design and deployment of a mobile health system for patients receiving primary care-based mental health services (Collaborative Care) for post-traumatic stress disorder and/or bipolar disorder in rural health centers.

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Use in Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - A Systematic Review.

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Oct 27, 2017

BACKGROUND & AIMS: Mucosal inflammation must be carefully monitored to improve the long-term outcomes of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).

The Mental Workload Evaluation in Visualizing Telehealth Indicators on Three-Dimensional Interface.

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Oct 27, 2017

INTRODUCTION: As Internet bandwidth has risen, resulting in an exponential increase in the amount of data, one of the challenges is to transform large amounts of unstructured health data into legible information through visualization techniques to facilitate the decision-making between the telehe

A Systematic Review on Recent Advances in mHealth Systems: Deployment Architecture for Emergency Response.

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Oct 27, 2017

The continuous technological advances in favor of mHealth represent a key factor in the improvement of medical emergency services.

Developing a synchronous otolaryngology telemedicine Clinic: Prospective study to assess fidelity and diagnostic concordance.

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Oct 27, 2017

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate diagnostic concordance of a synchronous telemedicine otolaryngology clinic with use of currently available technology.

STUDY DESIGN: Prospective.

Smartphone Applications for Educating and Helping Non-motivating Patients Adhere to Medication That Treats Mental Health Conditions: Aims and Functioning.

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Oct 27, 2017

Background: Patients prescribed with medication that treats mental health conditions benefit the most compared to those prescribed with other types of medication. However, they are also the most difficult to adhere.

How to formulate research questions and design studies for telehealth assessment and evaluation.

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Oct 26, 2017

Planning a research strategy and formulating the right research questions at various stages of developing a telehealth intervention are essential for producing scientific evidence.

Telemedicine and the senses: a review.

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Oct 26, 2017

Telemedicine technologies have been presented as solutions to the challenges of equitable, cost-effective and efficient health service provision for over two decades.

Assessing the use of BreatheSmart® mobile technology in adult patients with asthma: a remote observational study.

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Oct 26, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Non-adherence to asthma daily controller medications is a common problem, reported to be responsible for 60% of asthma-related hospitalisations. The mean level of adherence for asthma medications is estimated to be as low as 22%.

The influence of diabetes distress on digital interventions for diabetes management in vulnerable people with type 2 diabetes: A qualitative study of patient perspectives.

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Oct 25, 2017

BACKGROUND: Digital interventions for improving diabetes management in Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are used universally.

Hybrid Disease Diagnosis Using Multiobjective Optimization with Evolutionary Parameter Optimization.

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Oct 25, 2017

With the widespread adoption of e-Healthcare and telemedicine applications, accurate, intelligent disease diagnosis systems have been profoundly coveted.

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