mHealth: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week. Urban Communities Prefer Text Messages for Survey Results from a pilot study published last week by the researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School demonstrated that among low-income urban African-Americans …   Read More

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mHealth The Headlines You Might Have MissedHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

Results from a pilot study published last week by the researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School demonstrated that among low-income urban African-Americans in Detroit, “text messaging is not only acceptable and feasible but is the preferred method of collecting real-time survey data” over other methods of survey including paper, phone, internet, and in-person.

Did your state get a good grade? Thanks to the American Telemedicine Association, you can now find out. The ATA is out with a new report that awards “grades” in its “50 State Telemedicine Gaps Analysis.”

It’s not even cold and flu season yet but Apple’s HealthKit already has a bug that will make it late for work.

A new ABI Research report projects that there will be nearly 100 million health monitoring devices shipped over the next five years.

Apple’s recently unveiled HealthKit platform has already attracted the attention of such healthcare heavyweights as Duke and Stanford.

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