Judy Hansen: Swedish Medical Center Interview

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We at Float recently had the opportunity to visit Swedish Medical Center to speak with Judy Hansen, director of employee learning, management, and organizational development. mHealth Pedagogy and Learning mhealth Swedish Medical CenterSwedish has about 10,000 employees who [.].

Mark Chrisman on How Swedish Medical Center is Using Mobile

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I recently sat down to talk tech with Mark Chrisman, senior learning technology consultant of Swedish Medical Center. mHealth collaboration Mark Chrisman mhealth mobile learning social media Swedish Medical Center user-generated contentThe open space in which we sat was full of activity and [.].

mLearning-World.com: Skyscape and Alltel Offer Medical mLearning Solution

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, September 25, 2006 Skyscape and Alltel Offer Medical mLearning Solution It always seems the medical profession has been ahead of the curve in mLearning solutions, this is just one more offering available off the shelf. The service is available from Skyscape, the worldwide leading service for medical information by specialty for mobile devices.

Text Messaging Shows Promise for Managing Patient Adherence to Cancer Medication

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81% were very much or highly satisfied with the text reminders to take medications. In addition, patients were highly satisfied with the positive nature of the texts — and how the texts helped them with medication adherence and symptom management. To read more about text messaging’s use in medical environments, check out these additional blog posts: Using SMS to Aid Pre-Surgery Compliance and Post-Surgery Recovery.

Text Message Reminders to Take Medication Works

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The medical journal Pediatrics published a new study showing the effectiveness of using text messages to remind young patients to take their medication. They showed “significant improvement&# in medication compliance after 1 year. cacy of text messaging in improving medication adherence.&#. There were 41 patients in the study who recently underwent a liver transplant. The media age of the patients was 15.

Do-It-Yourself Healthcare and Medicine: Mobile Learning On the Rise

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Research DIY healthcare healthcare apps medical apps mhealth-tag mobile healthThe world’s population is aging. Domestically, the first of the baby boomers (born in 1946) began turning 65 in 2011, and that population will continue to do so over the [.].

Float Mobile Learning Research Report Suggests mHealth is Poised to Explode in Next Decade

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Android iOS Press Releases Research apps healthcare apps medical apps mhealth-tag mobile healthMorton, Ill. March 13, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major healthcare organizations and Fortune 500 companies, released the final [.].

Text Messaging Increases Patients Adherence In Medicaid Populations

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Medication non-adherence is certainly one of the most costly negligent behaviors in any population, accounting for billions of dollars lost annually. That’s why Sense Health researchers at Montefiore Medical Center’s University Behavioral Associates conducted a clinical trial to see if text messaging could increase medication adherence among high-cost Medicaid patients. Can text messaging increase medication and appointment adherence in Medicaid patients?

3 Examples of How to Use Google Glass for Performance Support

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Firefighters, surgeons, and medical professionals are some of the first to pilot Google Glass to help them do their jobs better. Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support

How Text Messaging Helps Relieve Pain in Chronic Patients

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Texting can remind patients of medication schedules. Text message reminders have been shown to significantly improve medication adherence among patients. This is especially useful for patients who have a complicated medication regime. Medication Reminders Mobile Research Studies Text Messaging Use CasesSupportive text messages have been shown to reduce the pain experienced by patients suffering from chronic pain.

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

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” – Nalini Saligram A few other impressive statistics: Almost three quarters of the patients showed improved adherence to their medication schedules 51% increased their glucose monitoring. Medication Reminders Text MessagingA new study out of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia shows – once again – how text messages can inspire people to change their behaviors.

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A Text Message a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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Medication non-adherence is an overwhelmingly pervasive issue in the healthcare industry. Medication non-adherence’s reasons are as far reaching as its consequences. More and more studies show that text messages are the smartest, most effective way to address medication non-adherence and encourage patient compliance. All it takes is a simple text message reminder at the time of each dosage to ensure a patient takes his or her medication.

Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare

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The report also found that text messaging reminders significantly improved patient compliance, specifically healthcare appointment attendance and medication adherence. Advanced Scheduling Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Medication Reminders Mobile Research Reports Smoking Cessation Studies Text Messaging In May 2014, the U.S.

Evaluating mHealth Solutions for Healthcare Organizations

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In healthcare, text messaging interventions, which have been widely reviewed in the literature, have been used successfully to address everything from diabetes management, weight loss, and physical activity to smoking cessation and medication adherence. Appointment Reminders Healthcare Enrollment Medication Reminders Mobile Research Text MessagingA revolution is underway in the healthcare industry, and it hinges on a technology that fits in your pocket.

Why Text Messaging is the Optimal Tool for Patient Engagement: Reach

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Appointment Reminders Features Healthcare Enrollment Medication Reminders Mobile Research Reports Smoking Cessation Text Messaging A wide reach is necessary for any patient engagement strategy for the simple reason that patients come from varied demographics, lifestyles, and communication preferences. Within any given population, email, phone calls, or mobile apps are not always able to connect all the parties involved.

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4 Ways Text Messaging Helps Individuals Recovering from Addiction

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Advanced Scheduling Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Features Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Medication Reminders Mobile Strategy & Tips Text MessagingAddiction is a serious problem in the United States, costing over $400 billion annually. According to an extensive study conducted by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration , text messaging can be extremely effective in bring about meaningful behavior change.

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Five Government Agencies Improving the Lives of New Yorkers with Text Messaging

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Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Client Stories Information Lookup Medication Reminders Mobile CRM Open API Smoking Cessation Text Messaging With over eight million people who have different needs and ways of communicating, the City of New York frequently uses text messaging as a platform to meet people where they’re at, no matter their age, race, or location.

Why Text Messaging is the Optimal Tool for Patient Engagement: Interactivity

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Advanced Scheduling Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Features Healthcare Enrollment Live SMS Chat Medication Reminders Mobile Strategy & Tips Reports & Analytics Smoking Cessation Surveys, Polls & Quizzes Text Messaging Interactivity is a crucial factor in patient engagement because it facilitates the back and forth exchange that patients need in order to stay consistently engaged in healthy regular routines.

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

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Medication non-adherence alone, for instance, costs the U.S. Appointment Reminders Medication Reminders Mobile Research Reports Smoking Cessation Text Messaging Healthcare providers today face a difficult challenge: how to effectively address the increasing needs of the population at an affordable cost level. Currently, total annual global healthcare spending is more than $4.2 trillion.

Text Messaging for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes

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Appointment Reminders Medication Reminders Mobile Research Studies Text messaging is making great waves in healthcare as an immediate and effective communication channel between patients and healthcare professionals. In particular, text messaging is a great tool for helping prevent and treat people with diabetes. According to a report done by the American Diabetes Association , around 29.1 million American children and adults – 9.3% of the US population – live with diabetes.

Why Text Messaging is the Optimal Tool for Patient Engagement: Personalization

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Patients with chronic conditions often have a long list of daily medications and frequent doctor’s appointments. Advanced Scheduling Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Healthcare Enrollment Live SMS Chat Medication Reminders Mobile CRM Mobile Strategy & Tips Reports & Analytics Smoking Cessation Text Messaging A person’s health is a private and intimate affair.

5 Reasons to Attend the 2015 mHealth Summit

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Appointment Reminders Company News Medication Reminders News & UpdatesThe 2015 mHealth Summit is one of the largest and most anticipated events in the mobile health field. Held this year from November 8-11 in Washington, D.C., the annual conference brings together health professionals, researchers, developers, and others in the mobile health space to share research and best practices.

How SMS Helps Keep College Students Healthy

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This ensures that students don’t fall behind on their medications, no matter how busy their lives get. Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Live SMS Chat Medication Reminders Text MessagingOne of the big firsts that college students face is learning how to be responsible for their personal wellness.

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Text Message Reminders Increase Vaccination Rates Among Low-Income Populations

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Healthcare authorities have long recommended that medical practices use immunization reminders and recall systems to encourage patients to get important vaccinations. ” Stockwell, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center, calls text messaging “an interesting way for practices to reach out to families when they’re not right in front of them.”

Social Media Can Make or Break Your Business

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Gary Woodill discusses how insurance, finance, medical and agriculture industries can benefit from social media. Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning social media social media for business social media in agriculture social media in finance social media in healthcare social media in insurance

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How Your Text Message Inbox Has Changed for the Better

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Advanced Scheduling Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Live SMS Chat Medication Reminders Surveys, Polls & Quizzes Text MessagingThese days, it’s likely that your SMS inbox includes messages that aren’t from people you know personally. Text messaging has developed from a convenient way to talk to friends and family to a tool that’s being used by almost every industry for various purposes.

Solve the Most Common Healthcare Challenge with Text Messaging

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One of the most common challenges healthcare providers face is patients failing to take their medication. The World Health Organization has reported that upwards of 50% of people don’t take the medication they are prescribed. By sending discreet reminders directly to your patients’ cell phones, you can make it easy for them take their medication at the right times without disrupting their daily lives.

NY Health Department Uses Text Messages to Keep HIV+ Patients Healthy

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HIV Care offers appointment reminders, medication refill schedules, inspirational advice, testing locations, information about health education workshops, and other services. New Yorkers just need to text CARE to 877-877, to start receiving personalized messages that can help them stay on top of their medication schedules and get the care they need. HIV+ patients often face a complex schedule of medications and appointments.

A Text Message a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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Medication non-adherence is an overwhelmingly pervasive issue in the healthcare industry. More and more studies show that text messages are the smartest, most effective way to address medication non-adherence and encourage patient compliance. All it takes is a simple text message reminder at the time of each dosage to ensure a patient takes his or her medication. Do your patients often forget to refill their medication?

The Mobile Learner » iPods in Education Part 6: Reference Databases?

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New pill with ingestible microchip monitors you from the inside

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According to Janet Fang, writing in the blog SmartPlanet, “Soon, patients will be able to buy smart pills that have tiny ingestible sensors that can help track their medication use.” Patients not taking their meds as prescribed cost the US $290 billion in increased medical costs last year.

Text Help to Haiti

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Text Help Organizations: Donate $5 to Wyclef Jean's Haiti Relief Fund Text "yele" to 501501 Donate $10 to Bill Clinton's Relief Fund Text "Haiti" to 20222 Donate to $10 International Medical Corps Text "Haiti" to 85944 Donate $10 to Red Cross Text "Haiti" to 90999

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Text Help to Haiti

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Text Help Organizations: Donate $5 to Wyclef Jean's Haiti Relief Fund Text "yele" to 501501 Donate $10 to Bill Clinton's Relief Fund Text "Haiti" to 20222 Donate to $10 International Medical Corps Text "Haiti" to 85944 Donate $10 to Red Cross Text "Haiti" to 90999

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10 Big Pharma smartphone apps

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What is interesting to note is the wide array of uses of these apps: Improving patient adherence to medication regimens. Big Pharma smartphone apps: Janssen's Care4Today app. Some of the work we do at Metrix Group includes partnering with pharmaceutical companies to develop product and disease training solutions for the business.

Mobile Healthcare Apps Exemplify m-Learning

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For years, the healthcare industry has been deploying mobile technologies of all kinds to medical practitioners so they can access references, patient records and all sorts of other information necessary to them at the point of need. 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 Learning, Apps & IT in Healthcare

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Wouldn’t it be great to ensure my medical records travel with me? Mobile medical devices and apps are popping up all over. Patients are using them to monitor specific aspects of their health, fill in gaps in their medical care, and take more responsibility for their well-being. The winter season is approaching and the cold and flu season has started. This has made me think more of the healthcare sector again as I was traveling and got a nasty cold.

Benefits of Delivering Online Health And Safety Training Program

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Safety training programs like fire & equipment training, medical emergency training will create an astute sense of safety amongst your employees.

New issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)

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Medical English M-Learning: Positioning a New Paradigm in E-Education. A new issue of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012), is available. The journal is free but you have to register on the site. Here is the Table of Contents: International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Volume 6, Issue 1 (2012). Table of Contents. A Mobile Science Index for Development. (E. Canessa, M. Zennaro).

Mobile Learning Innovation: Lookup To Healthcare For Inspiration

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The Guardian while reporting on the same app mentions “experts say the software, a major advance in medical technology, has saved lives and enabled doctors in remote areas to access specialist expertise” Isn’t that fantastic? Last week I came across a very interesting article – Will the iPhone replace the stethoscope? in Time’s newsfeed.

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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But many of the people most at risk face barriers when attempting to access the medication. 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). Clinical trials show increased medication adherence and appointment adherence. Client Stories Medication Reminders Text Messaging Use Cases

Military Mobile Learning

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Modules are available for language and culture training in several languages and dialects, medical training and quick reference, plus equipment operation. For the past couple years I have been aware of Vcom3D and the mobile learning work they have done for the military. Recently Newsweek featured their solution in an article Apple's New Weapon. I had seen demos as well, but had not done a thorough review.

New Study Shows How Mobile Reminders Can Help HIV+ Patients

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A new study out of Howard Brown Health Center shows that daily text message reminders helps HIV+ patients adhere to their medications. Every day, the patients received a personalized SMS reminder to take their medications. Participants could text back 1 if they took their medication and 2 if they did not. The study found that the text message reminders “significantly improved” the patients’ adherence to their medication.