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For some time now, we have seen leading applications on mobile devices in the health care field. Today's technology column in BusinessWeek profiles several mobile phone applications in health care. Be sure to click on the View Slide Show to see several more examples.

Best Practices for Writing Health Care Related Text Messages

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How do you craft health care messages that will inform your audience and change their behaviors? It turns out the CDC’s not only experts on global health. Questions include age, gender, health condition, subscriber’s role, and zip code.

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Mobile Commons Launches New Health Care Edition – Mobile Commons for Health

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We’re excited to announce today the launch of our new healthcare edition – Mobile Commons for Health. We’ve distilled the best practices learned from years of work in mobile health, and made it even easier for health care organizations to launch their mobile campaigns.

Voto Latino Keeps New Yorkers Informed About Their Health Care Options

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After the Affordable Care Act launched, the government’s website was so overrun with demand, that people had trouble accessing it. Voto Latino was able to act quickly because they had their messaging campaign set up before the launch of the Affordable Care Act.

4 Use Cases for Enterprise Wearable Technology

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Industry News construction context customer service Google Glass health care Mobile Enterprise smart glasses use cases warehousing wearablesWearables at home, wearables at work, wearables everywhere - we get it. But are you ready to discover what some of the most pivotal uses for wearables are?

12 Predictions for the Mobile Landscape in 2012

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Featured Newsletter analytics App Store augmented reality byod collaboration context development ebooks ePub gamification health care mam mdm mobile researchJoin us as we explore the trends and innovations we will see over the next twelve months.

BeneStream Uses Text Messages to Make the Health Care Enrollment Process as Simple as Texting with a Friend

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They work with companies to register their employees for Medicaid and other types of benefits, navigating the arcane and bureaucratic process of health care enrollment to find the package that’s best for them. There are many barriers to public benefits enrollment.

4 Use Cases for Enterprise Wearable Technology

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Industry News construction context customer service Google Glass health care Mobile Enterprise smart glasses use cases warehousing wearablesWearables at home, wearables at work, wearables everywhere - we get it. But are you ready to discover what some of the most pivotal uses for wearables are?

Research: New Uses for Mobile Devices in Healthcare

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Research EHR EMR Float Mobile Learning Primer health care hospitals mam mdm mhealth-tag mobile application management mobile device management mobile medicineYesterday, we announced the release of the final series of our healthcare research. Throughout the rest of this week, we’ll preview what these documents contain. The wonderful thing about tablets such [.].

Thursday: AARP Endorses the House Health Care Bill. Friday: AARP Turns to Mobile Commons to Drive Calls to Congress. Saturday: Bill Passes the House.

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Additionally, AFSCME , working with the Watershed Company , used a combination of paid online media, email, and text messages to drive thousands of calls to congress this week through our voice advocacy applications to give a voice to their supporters and help pass the health care bill.

By the Numbers: Pew Report Shows Texting’s Growth

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Mobile for Health Care. At Mobile Commons, we have similarly seen a dramatic increase in mobile health campaigns. Health care-related phone activity can include text message reminders to take medication , health tips , live text chats with health educators, and much more.

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2009 to August 31, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

FastCoExist Features Mobile Commons Enroll

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FastCoExist has a great article about Mobile Commons Enroll, our new product that helps educate people about their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act. I started looking at the population who is going to benefit the most from the Affordable Care Act,” says Stein.

Voto Latino Finds Text Messaging to be an Effective Way to Register New Voters

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This election promises to be one of the most divisive in our nation’s history – and one that may come down to a razor-thin margin in a few crucial states. But millions of Americans may not have a voice, simply because they’re not registered to vote.

Use Text Messaging to Educate Consumers about the New Health Insurance Marketplaces and Drive Enrollment

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This Fall, the Affordable Care Act will provide them, and others in need, the chance to purchase affordable health insurance that works for them. Text messaging is the most effective way to educate consumers about health insurance. All Posts Company News health

American Journal of Public Health Shows How Mobile Health Campaigns Can Reach Underserved Populations

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An article in the American Journal of Public Health documents how mobile health campaigns can reach undeserved populations with vital healthcare information. The article chronicles the development and execution of Text4Baby, a text initiative that provides pregnant and new mothers with nutrition and care information to help the development and birth of their children. In particular, the campaign focuses on lower-income groups who don’t have access to traditional care.

JMIR Reviews Text Messaging Studies, Finds Positive Overall Results

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JMIR recently released a systematic literature review of studies that used SMS to remind patients of health care services. Text messaging is currently used by a wide range of in health care organizations and providers. Patients in need of ophthalmological care.

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

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All of this got me thinking: how is my family doctor able to monitor my health? Health care has some great opportunities for advancement ahead – for mobile technology and access (and, hopefully cures for diseases too). It is as applicable to learning professionals as it is health care data caretakers. Ultimately, the goal is to leverage technology to improve the patient care experience from all sides.

Mobile Commons, Sanofi US, and the Prostate Cancer Foundation Partner to Improve Patient Understanding with the New PROST8CARE™ Text Messaging Program

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The text messages are designed to increase patients’ involvement—and help reinforce the information provided by their professional health care teams. All Posts Blog Company News Customer News health Press Press Releases

Even More Secure Access to Accounts

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Mobile Commons has numerous health care customers that demand the highest levels of security. Enhanced Security Access is available to all Mobile Commons customers with highly sensitive data, such as Protected Health Information (PHI) or financial data. We developed an option for them–and for you–to address this specific need. Enhanced Security Access provides an additional level of security, including: Strong Password Reinforcement.

Mobile Marketer Introduces Mobile Commons for Health

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A new piece in Mobile Marketer provides a great introduction to Mobile Commons’ recently-launched health care edition. And it goes on to describe how similar programs – like the one from the New York City Department of Public Health – have had outstanding results, including doubling the quit rates of heavy smokers. And if you want to launch your own mobile health campaign, check out our new edition to see all the possibilities. All Posts Blog health Press

Mobile Commons Enroll: Reach, Educate, and Enroll the Uninsured

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Last month, Mobile Commons launched Mobile Commons Enroll , a new product that can educate people about their health care options and guide them through enrollment. Blog Collateral health Our Products

Harvard Pilgrim Uses Text Messages to Motivate Healthy Parenting

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, a unique collaboration between Harvard Pilgrim Health Care , one of the nation’s top health care plans and Harvard Medical School , one of the nation’s top academic institutions, is a leader in innovative public health research. The system also tracks week to week whether the users are making improvements in their child’s health behaviors. All Posts Blog health Use Cases

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

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The Mobile Learning Edge Home About Contents Resources Apps & Content Assessment Associations Authoring Tools Bibliography Blogs Collaboration Conferences Consultants Content Creation Games & Sims Hardware Information Sources Learning Management Mentoring Presentation Skills Researchers Services Social Media Videoconferencing Buy the Book The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents by admin on September 17, 2010 It helps to know what a book is about by skimming the Table of Contents. Here is the TOC for The Mobile Learning Edge : 1. The Emerging Field of Mobile Learning 1 The New Nomads 3 A Brief History of Mobile Computing 4 The Beginnings of Mobile Learning 9 Mobile Learning Comes of Age 12 Definitions of Mobile Learning 14 Business Drivers of Mobile Learning 16 Business Models for Mobile Learning 19 Benefits of Mobile Learning 23 Challenges, Myths, and Misconceptions about Mobile Learning 26 2. The Mobile Learning Ecosystem 31 Mobile Devices for Learning 33 Mobile Network Infrastructure 44 Mobile Learning Contexts 47 Mobile Learning Content Sources 48 Mobile Browsers 50 Mobile Learning Applications, Uses, and Experiences 51 Putting It All Together: Building a Mobile Learning System 52 3. Methods for Effective Mobile Learning: Seven Principles for Employee Training 55 Principle 1: Employees Are Adults Who Learn Differently from Children 58 Principle 2: Employees Learn from Solving Problems that Matter to Them 59 Principle 3: Employees Learn by Collaborating as Members of Cohesive Social Groups 61 Principle 4: Employees Learn through Conversing with, and Listening to, Each Other 62 Principle 5: Employees Learn by Integrating Information with What They Already Know 63 Principle 6: Employees Learn through Active Experiences that Involve Their Senses and Their Bodies 65 Principle 7: Employees Learn Best in Concrete Situations Where the Context Matters to Them 66 Learning Theories and Mobile Learning 67 From “Just-in-Case Training” to “Just-in-Time Training” 73 4. Retrieving Information: Anywhere, Anytime 75 Customer Education 76 Digital Media Channels 78 Feeds 86 Just-in-Time Information 88 Libraries 89 Location-Based Information 92 Maps and Satellite Photos 93 Presentations 95 Search and Retrieve 97 Signs and Kiosks 98 Tags 100 Translations 102 USB Storage Devices 103 Information Retrieval Uses of Mobile Learning 104 5. Gathering Information with Mobile Devices 105 Assessment and Evaluation 107 First-Person Documentation 114 Monitoring and Trend Tracking 117 Research and Data Collection 120 User-Generated Information and Learning Materials 124 6. Learning by Communicating, Interacting, and Networking 127 Network Science 129 Collaboration and Community 131 Mobile Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds 133 Mentoring, Support, and Cognitive Apprenticeships 139 Text Messaging 140 Personal Media Production 143 Social Media 144 7. Management of Mobile Learning, Knowledge, and Performance 149 Classroom Uses of Mobile Technologies 150 Emergency and Health-Care Uses of Mobile Learning 153 Knowledge Management 155 Learning Management 156 Mobile Learning Management Systems 160 Mobile Learning Content Management Systems 162 Team Management 163 The Shift in Power with Mobile Learning 165 8. Developing a Future-Oriented Mobile Learning Strategy (by David Fell) 167 Trends Analysis 170 Technology Life Cycles 173 Current State of Mobile Learning 173 Planning for Future Mobile Learning 174 Preparing Scenarios of Possible Futures 179 Strategies for Mobile Learning: The Next Five Years 182 The Mobile Learning Edge: A Nomadic Strategy 184 9. Creating Mobile Learning Content and Experiences 187 The Mobile Learning Design Process 189 Application Development Environments 203 Final Thoughts on Developing Mobile Learning Applications 212 10. Implementing and Managing an Enterprise Mobile Learning Offering (by Sheryl Herle) 213 The Struggle to Make the Business Case for Mobile Learning 215 Revisiting the Process of Business Requirements Definition 217 Develop a Vision of Your Overall Mobile Culture 220 Controlling versus Enabling 222 Build a Comprehensive Enterprise Mobility Governance Framework 228 Appendix: Resources for Mobile Learning 235 Bibliography 239 Index 257 Tagged as: Table of Contents Cancel reply Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } New Book: The Mobile Learning Edge — Janet Clarey Previous post: The Mobile Learning Edge is now published! Next post: First Review of The Mobile Learning Edge Search Gary Woodill, Author Stephanie Wright, Analyst Ask Gary Publications Connect Links Get smart with the Thesis WordPress Theme from DIYthemes. WordPress Admin

Come Visit Us in Booth 431 at mHealth!

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Over the past few years, mobile technology has revolutionized how doctors, governments, hospitals, and health care providers can connect with patients. ” Keynote speakers are from government health organizations, corporate groups, and healthcare providers.

Mobile Healthcare Apps Exemplify m-Learning

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And using consumer technologies offers another big advantage, it allows the patient to proactively handle their health care by carrying their records with them on their mobile device. I try to be fairly broad with my resources as I research mobile learning and the mobile lifestyle in general. The latest article I came across is from Information Week, here’s a link to the the “ Top iPhone Healthcare Apps &# article.

The New York Times Says Text Messages Can Help Underprivileged Students Enroll in College

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As we’ve seen with health care enrollment, the simplicity of text messages can help clarify even the most complicated systems. A college education is increasingly important.

86% of Diabetes Patients Change Their Behaviors After Receiving Text Messages

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She authored a study that sent educational texts to 20 diabetes patients, encouraging them to “eat healthfully, exercise, and to make an appointment for a retinopathy exam.” drop in the health care costs for text message recipients.

Mobile Commons Spring 2013 Highlights – Newsletter

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Best Practices for Writing Health Care Related Text Messages : How do you craft health care messages that will inform your audience and change their behaviors? It’s been an active couple months for us at Mobile Commons. We launched Mobile Commons Advocacy; we got generous praise from some notable figures; and we worked on a wide variety of exciting mobile campaigns.

Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare

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Department of Health and Human Services published an environmental scan titled “ Using Health Text Messages to Improve Consumer Health Knowledge, Behaviors, and Outcomes.” population will continue to support the spread of health text messaging programs.

BeneStream Uses Text Messages to Make Health Insurance Enrollment as Simple as Texting with a Friend

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They work with companies to register their employees for Medicaid and other types of benefits, navigating the arcane and bureaucratic process of health care enrollment to find the package that’s best for them. There are many barriers to public benefits enrollment.

The Institute for eHealth Equity Combines the Power of the Pulpit with the Power of Text Messages to Help People Live Healthier Lives

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Problem: How do you reach an underserved community with vital health information? Underserved community members and community members of color often face system-based barriers to accessing healthcare and health-related information.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health is Up for a Knight Foundation Award!

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Well, we’re delighted that one of our customers – the National Alliance for Hispanic Health – is a semifinalist! The NAHH is being considered for their Buena Salud club, which texts out health care information to the Hispanic community. “Hispanics are less likely to receive information in the language and cultural context needed to support their health and well-being,” they write. Last month, we featured the Knight Foundation’s Mobile Grant Challenge.

Reducing the Costs of Behavior Change and ?Chronic Disease Management with Patient Engagement

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This includes type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, smoking-related illnesses, and other preventable diseases whose onset is prompted by negligent health behaviors.

Mobile Commons at the Stanford Mobile Health 2012 Conference

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The Mobile Health 2012 conference at Stanford recently wrapped up two days of great conversation about the way mobile technology is changing the face of healthcare. And, throughout the conference, we had a chance to put our technology into action with a fun health perk for attendees.

Mobile Voting! When?

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Text alerts would be a great way for students to research a political issue (such as Health Care) and then send out "alerts" to subscribers concerning updates, current bills in the legislative process, or even candidates views on the issue in upcoming elections. As the 2008 election primaries and caucus have been occurring, I have been thinking about being able to use cell phones in the voting process.

Mobile Voting! When?

Cell Phones in Learning

Text alerts would be a great way for students to research a political issue (such as Health Care) and then send out "alerts" to subscribers concerning updates, current bills in the legislative process, or even candidates views on the issue in upcoming elections As the 2008 election primaries and caucus have been occurring, I have been thinking about being able to use cell phones in the voting process.

Mobile Citizen Activism.How about student activism?

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mobile resources such as Eyespot (which can immediately post to any blog) and ask people to post mobile videos on different activist or social justice topics such as reasons why we should donate to a local homeless shelter or supporting universal health care reform.

Mobile Citizen Activism.How about student activism?

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mobile resources such as Eyespot (which can immediately post to any blog) and ask people to post mobile videos on different activist or social justice topics such as reasons why we should donate to a local homeless shelter or supporting universal health care reform.

Planned Parenthood Uses MMS to Generate Support for National Pink Out Day

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Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive reproductive health care services to men, women, and young people worldwide.

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time

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This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD ©, Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley. These organizations care about meaningful consumer engagement.

A Text Message a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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Health literacy, disorganization, low self-efficacy, and forgetfulness make up 75% of non-adherence cases. According to OtpumRx, 27% of medication non-adherers default on their medication because of health literacy issues. Blog health

Evaluating mHealth Solutions for Healthcare Organizations

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According to a recent survey by the nonprofit Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), nearly 90 percent of professionals working in healthcare organizations use mobile devices to engage their patients in clinical care.