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 [.].

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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.

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.

Industry Quicklook: Healthcare

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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 [.].

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. Can text messaging increase medication and appointment adherence in Medicaid patients?

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. Clinical trials show increased medication adherence and appointment adherence. Client Stories Medication Reminders Text Messaging Use Cases

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.

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 3 Ways SMS is Better than Mobile Apps for Sustainable Health Measures

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Use it for appointment confirmations, medication dosage scheduling, real-time doctor-patient communication, prescription refill reminders, and more. If you’d like to learn more about how to incorporate text messaging into your medical outreach, please email us at sales@mobilecommons.com.

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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 Messaging

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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. One group received daily medication reminders via text messages, and one did not.

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. 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.

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.

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

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

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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

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. A person’s health is a private and intimate affair.

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.

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.,

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 Messaging

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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. Medical professionals across all disciplines have yet another reason to use texting to communicate with their patients.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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.”

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.

Text Help to Haiti

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

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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.

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.

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.

Six Digital Inclusion Takeaways – Your Weekend Long Reads

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Medic Mobile is an integrated mobile system for improving maternal and neonatal health. Medic Mobile routinely runs pre- and post-training skills tests. By benchmarking the users pre- and post-training, Medic Mobile is able to track development.

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?

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.