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Effect of Quality Improvement and Mobile Health Interventions on Infant Sleep

This randomized clinical trial assesses the effectiveness of a nursing quality improvement intervention and a mobile health messaging intervention separately and combined to promote infant safe sleep practices compared with control breastfeeding interventions in mothers of healthy term newborns at 16 US hospitals.


[Series] Evidence on public health interventions in humanitarian crises

Recognition of the need for evidence-based interventions to help to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian responses has been increasing. However, little is known about the breadth and quality of evidence on health interventions in humanitarian crises. We describe the findings of a systematic review with the aim of examining the quantity and quality of evidence on public health i...

Google Acquires Mobile Health Monitoring Startup Senosis Health

Google has acquired Senosis Health, a Seattle, WA-based mobile health monitoring startup that develops apps to measure, diagnose, and manage diseases, GeekWire first reports. Co-founded by Prof. Shwetak Patel at the University of Washington’s (UbiComp) research lab, Senosis Health mobile apps collects health metrics to diagnose pulmonary function, hemoglobin counts and other critical health info...

AxisPoint Health, mPulse Mobile Partner on Digital Health App for Member Engagement

AxisPoint Health, a provider of care management services to payers and other risk-bearing entities, has partnered with mPulse Mobile, provider of insights-driven mobile engagement solutions for healthcare, to offer a new digital health app, Compass. Compass offers communication capabilities and social components to effectively engage members of health plans, and their care circles, in health mana...

The Emerging Role of Mobile Health in Oncology

SOURCE Abstract Advances in wireless technology have given rise to the development of mobile health (mHealth) platforms, also known as telehealth, telemedicine, eHealth, and digital... Read More →

Understanding connection between HIV transmission, racial/ethnic/geographical differences

The health effects of where people live, work, and interact are well documented, as are the value of neighborhood-level structural interventions designed to improve health. But place-based characteristics that contribute to disparities in HIV transmission and disease burden are poorly understood, possibly resulting in less-effective HIV risk reduction interventions and programming.

Comparing health interventions in a meaningful way – Introducing the BODE3 Interactive League Table

Prof. Tony Blakely, Prof. Nick Wilson, Dr. Giorgi Kvizhinadze, Dr. Linda Cobiac This blog introduces league tables, and more specifically the NZ-specific BODE3 Interactive League Table, for comparing interventions on health gain, cost and cost-effectiveness – and potentially many other things.  A league table is a useful tool for researchers and policy-makers to get an informed […] The p...

Singapore Government Taps Kurbo to Provide Mobile Health Coaching

Kurbo – a mobile health coaching program and weight loss app adapted from Stanford’s Pediatric Obesity Center – has been tapped by the government of Singapore to provide mobile health coaching to thousands of at-risk, overweight Singapore schoolchildren free of charge. This the first major government contract for Palo Alto-based Kurbo, which is already available at no ... Read ...

Understanding connection between HIV transmission & racial/ethnic/geographical differences

(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) The health effects of where people live, work, and interact are well documented, as are the value of neighborhood-level structural interventions designed to improve health. But place-based characteristics that contribute to disparities in HIV transmission and disease burden are poorly understood, possibly resulting in less-effective HIV risk reduction...

Mobile health device usage leads to fewer deaths, hospitalizations

A Mobile Health Platform

The NIH inventors have developed a mobile health technology to monitor and predict a user’s psychological status and to deliver an automated intervention when needed. The technology uses smartphones to monitor the user’s location and ask questions about psychological status throughout the day. Continuously collected ambulatory psychological data are fused with data on location and responses to...

Qualcomm Wireless Reach THRIVEIndonesia Program Enhances Women's Healthcare

An Integrated, Mobile Health Information System Enhances Maternal And Neonatal Health Outcomes SOURCE: Qualcomm DESCRIPTION:For millions of people in emerging regions, frontline health workers (FHWs) are the first and often the only point of contact for health care access. FHWs form the backbone of the health system, especially in resource-constrained environments which have a shortage of trained ...

Video messages help drive mobile commerce

Mark HamstraVideo-based marketing messages designed for mobile viewing represent a significant opportunity for retailers, as consumers now spend three hours per day on their mobile devices, and mobile penetration continues to grow, with 2 billion new mobile phones activated last year alone. read more

Sage Bionetworks, Celgene launch of mobile health research study Journey PRO

Sage Bionetworks, a nonprofit biomedical research accelerator, together with Celgene launched of Journey PRO, a mobile health research study designed to improve the understanding of disease burden on people living with chronic anemia due to myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), myelofibrosis and beta-thalassemia. This study uses mobile and wearable technologies to quantify the daily burden of chronic ...

New Apps to help doctors offer healthcare services beyond clinics

The mobile health space is booming and Singapore has taken it’s m-health technology up another notch by introducing several paid mobile healthcare apps to lessen queuing at clinics. One such app is the Heartsmart App, which allows cardiac patients to connect with their doctor across a secured messaging platform on their smartphones and tablets. The […]

Accolade Unveils Maya Intelligence Engine & App to Deliver Personalized Healthcare Experience

Accolade, an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans and health systems has unveiled their new Maya Intelligence Engine to provide highly personalized healthcare support for individuals and their families. In addition, Accolade is introducing a new mobile experience with Accolade Mobile app that enables live messaging with dedicated health assistants and nurses on any health- ....

Two interventions help improve weight management in children with overweight or obesity

Two interventions that link clinical care with community resources helped improve key health measures in children with overweight or obesity at the outset of the study. As reported in JAMA Pediatrics, both programs - developed by investigators at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a practice of Atrius Health - not only improved body mass index (BMI) ...

Life-saving post-ER suicide prevention strategies are cost effective

Three interventions designed for follow up of patients who are identified with suicide risk in hospital emergency departments save lives and are cost effective relative to usual care. A study led by researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) modelled the use of the approaches in emergency departments and found that all three interventions compare favorably with a standard benchm...

Lay interventions for depression and drinking

Brief psychological interventions delivered by lay counsellors in primary care were effective and cost-effective for patients with depression and harmful drinking in India, according to two studies in PLOS Medicine by Vikram Patel of Harvard Medical School, USA, and colleagues from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK and Sangath, India. The authors have previously reported...

Mobile phone use while pregnant not linked to child neurodevelopment problems

(BioMed Central) Mobile phone use during pregnancy is unlikely to have any adverse effects on child neurodevelopment, according to new research published in the open-access journal BMC Public Health. These findings provide further evidence that exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic fields associated with maternal use of mobile phones during pregnancy is not linked to neurodevelopment in chil...

Mobile Sense Technologies, Inc. Awarded $225,000 NIH SBIR Funding for Wearable Heart Monitor

Farmington, CT (PRWEB) September 06, 2017 Mobile Sense Technologies, Inc. (Mobile Sense) today announced it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI). Cofounded...

Finjan Mobile Launches VitalSecurityVPN Mobile Browser for Apple and Android / First full-featured mobile browser, integrated VPN, private and transparent browsing

EAST PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/06/17 -- Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity company, today announced that its subsidiary Finjan Mobile, Inc. has released VitalSecurity...

BU researchers receive grant to explore ways of capturing health data using mobile devices

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine are the recipients of a three-year, $446,999 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to explore different approaches to capturing health data using mobile devices such as smartphones.

Researchers develop mobile app to help providers treat patients with intense grief after perinatal loss

A group of University of Louisville researchers and engineers has developed a free mobile app designed to help health care providers easily assess and identify women in need of mental health care for intense grief after a pregnancy loss or death of a newborn.

App gets to know patients with depression to fill gaps in treatment

Body: People suffering with depression often don’t have anyone to confide in. A new mobile application, called Woebot, developed by Stanford University psychologist Alison Darcy, aims to be an encouraging and helpful partner that can be reached at the push of a button. By analyzing and collecting personalized data, the app is able to effectively offer support in regard to individual feeling...

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