12 Predictions for the Mobile Landscape in 2012

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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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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?

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.

Cellular Health Care

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network Is Using Text Messages to Connect Vulnerable Populations with a Life-Saving Drug

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On the one hand, we saw at-risk communities that weren’t accessing the medication,” said Storm Hurwitz, Health Campaigns Specialist for The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network (The Network).

Why Patients Want Their Doctors to Embrace Digital Communication

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” Inadequate exchange of health information between patients and their doctors—and between providers themselves—is not only frustrating but also “dangerous,” he said, and “can easily be solved through the use of digital communications and technology.”

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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Health care became an electronic collaboration of patient and provider, driving down health costs, improving physical and mental well-being.

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

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SMS chat, specifically, allows more and more individuals to making informed and proactive decisions about their health with instantaneous, private, and direct communication. Some health questions cannot wait. People prefer to keep their personal health matters private.

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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

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time – Part 3

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This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD(c) Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley. No use in sugar coating it: there’s virtually nothing simple about the Affordable Care Act.

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

Mobile Commons Enroll for Navigators

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Facilitate selection of a Qualified Health Plan. Mobile Commons Enroll for Navigators is an out-of-the-box text messaging solution to help educate the uninsured about the new health insurance marketplaces and drive enrollment. All Posts Blog health Mobile Commons Enroll npo

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.

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time – Part 2

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This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD(c) Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley. The Affordable Care Act affects virtually every American in some way. An infographic that shows how text messaging can solve some of health care’s systemic problems. .

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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.

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.

Mobile Commons Launches Integration with Twilio Connect

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Mobile Commons’ technology has powered hundreds of successful mobile campaigns in the brand advertising, agency, advocacy, political and charitable giving sectors, including Nike, Credo Mobile, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Oxfam International, Andre Agassi Foundation, ASPCA, NYC Department of Public Health, Care USA, National Association of Realtors, National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Sacramento Kings, DoSomething.org, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and more.

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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.

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.

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.