I love seeing my friend Lygeia Ricciardi (@Lygeia) on television. Here she is on CSPAN talking about mobile health care innovation at an FCC sponsored forum/demo. You can access the video at the CSPAN site by going here.
The quick answer is: don’t focus on the technology. This is not one, not two, but three papers published in the last six months, the last one last week, encompassing an impressive body of work around behavior change and weight loss, from the same research group led by Bonnie Spring, PhD, at Northwestern University. There’s … Continue reading Now Reading: Does mobile technology support behavior change? Does it support weight loss?
Attaching slides from webinar today hosted by FierceHealthIT (@fiercehealthIT) : mHealth’s Impact on the Future of Meaningful Use – FierceHealthcare , on which I appeared with Joe Kvedar, MD (@jkvedar), talking about Kaiser Permanente’s mobile health journey. Health information technology is in service to Total Health in my world, or as I sometimes say, prevention … Continue reading Presentation: Meaningful mobile technology use … to achieve Total Health
Sharman Reed, MD, OB/Gyn Physician, Colorado Permanente Medical group I realized while shadowing Sharman Reed, MD, an OB/Gyn in the Colorado Permanente Medical Group that physicians are going to have to change their scripting in the era of mobile. Instead of asking, “Would you like me to e-mail you or call you with your results?”, … Continue reading Shadowing in the paperless, mobile-accessible practice of Sharman Reed, MD, at Kaiser Permanente Colorado
Digital differences | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project – Latest report from Pew Internet shows – equal access to the Internet wirelessly across ethnicities, dramatic rise in overall access for ethnic minorities, and continued trend in increased access to the Internet via mobile much greater in ethnic minorities. and…22% of Americans still … Continue reading Digital differences | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project
In my last blog post (“Is mHealth at a crossroads? A visit with the NIH Public-Private Partnership Program“), I wrote: I don’t have data on the Kaiser Permanente (mobile health) experience yet, but as soon as I do, I’ll post it here. My awesome colleagues in the Kaiser Permanente Internet Services Group saw this posting … Continue reading mHealth happiness: Usage data of Kaiser Permanente mobile tools to manage health, and patient stories
A little over two years ago, I wrote a cheerlead-y piece on mHealth entitled “6 Reasons why mHealth is different than eHealth” (most of the stuff I write on here is cheerlead-y, everything except keeping secrets from patients, I don’t cheearlead that). I just reviewed it again, and the 6 reasons weren’t all reasons why … Continue reading Is mHealth at a crossroads? A visit with the NIH Public-Private Partnership Program