New Report Shows Your Health App Data Is at Risk

New Report Shows Your Health App Data Is at Risk

For several years experts have warned about security threats to personal health data. In 2018, ECRI Institute singled out cybersecurity as the most significant in its 2019 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report. Also in 2018, a group of studies and reports found that...
Mobile Apps Can Reduce ER Overcrowding

Mobile Apps Can Reduce ER Overcrowding

A study conducted for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that while the number of overall hospital emergency department visits decreased 3% in 2015 compared to 2014, non-urgent visits increased by 4.3%. Crowded ER waiting rooms and long wait...
Mobile Mental Health Apps Boost Confidence

Mobile Mental Health Apps Boost Confidence

Wearable tech and digital software tools are well suited for objective measures. Measuring steps, electronic heart signatures, respiration, brainwaves, and, more recently, prescription drug compliance via ingestible sensors in medication are all binary reporting...