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UPenn to study how social accountability affects blood pressure monitoring adherence with Withings cuff From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.21.2015

The University of Pennyslvania plans to conduct a study that will examine if social incentives improve adherence to home blood pressure monitoring in patients with hypertension, according to the study description posted at ClinicalTrials.gov. The patients involved in the trial will have a history of cerebral infarction and uncontrolled blood pressure. Researchers plan to recruit 90 people for the trial. Participants who are recruited for the […]

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Study: Text reminders helped Amerigroup members book physical exams From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.21.2015

Amerigroup Washington members who both had a TracFone Lifeline phone and had enrolled in Connect4health, Voxiva’s health texting program, were three times more likely to attend their annual physical exam within 90 days of receiving text reminders, according to an analysis of national Amerigroup claims data. More than 200,000 Amerigroup members across 11 states have enrolled in Connect4health and 3,500 members […]

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Apple is adding Apple Watch support to IBM enterprise apps, starting with healthcare From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.21.2015

Apple has added Apple Watch support to three of its 22 enterprise apps designed in collaboration with IBM, including its app for nurses, Hospital RN. 9to5Mac first spotted the updates to Apple’s enterprise app website. “The Hospital RN app for iOS gives nurses the power to spend less time tracking down information and more time caring […]

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Eli Lilly invests in smartphone-connected insulin pen startup From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.21.2015

San Diego, California-based Companion Medical, a stealthy medical device startup developing a Bluetooth-connected insulin pen and connected app, has closed its second round of funding, led by Eli Lilly and Company. The funding amount was not disclosed. Companion Medical previously raised $400,000 last year from Diamyd Medical, according to an SEC filing and a statement from the […]

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