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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

Mobile Commons

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.

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.

Using Mobile Technology to Influence Health Care Reform

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Mobile Marketer published an article this morning in which many mobile industry experts shared their opinions on ways the government could use mobile technology to help pass health care reform legislation. This seems like the perfect opportunity to share some of the exciting ways our customers have been using mobile to influence health care legislation over the past few months.

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Healthcare…Mobile devices…lessons for learning?

Mobile Learning Edge

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

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.

Even More Secure Access to Accounts

Mobile Commons

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

Mobile Commons

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

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

Mobile Commons

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.

Come Visit Us in Booth 431 at mHealth!

Mobile Commons

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.

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 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.

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

Mobile Commons

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 Spring 2013 Highlights – Newsletter

Mobile Commons

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.

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

Mobile Commons

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!

Mobile Commons

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

Mobile Commons

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

Mobile Commons

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?

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 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.

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).

Mobile Citizen Activism.How about student activism?

Cell Phones in Learning

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?

Cell Phones in Learning

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 Commons Enroll for Navigators

Mobile Commons

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

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.