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Study finds most patients want the option to withhold data from their doctors From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.17.2014

HIPAA is designed to give patients control of their own medical data — who can see it, who can access it, and who can use it, especially with regards to third parties. But when it comes to physicians themselves, the status quo is patients being expected to fully disclose, so doctors have all the information [...]

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14 health and fitness crowdfunding projects looking for backers From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.17.2014

Over the last two months, crowdfunding campaigns have launched for numerous smartwatches and fitness wearables, as well as a number of more health-specific devices. These devices purport to help track eating behavior, heart health, dental health, sleep, and even cancer detection. Some devices aim to track health holistically, and the list even includes a smart [...]

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Survey: 43 percent of millennials want access to patient portals on their smartphones From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.17.2014

Forty three percent of millennials prefer to access patient portals on their smartphones, according to a Harris Poll survey conducted online for Xerox in September. Harris Poll surveyed 2,017 consumers for the survey. Some were millennials, aged 18 to 34 and some were baby boomers, aged 55 to 64. In the group surveyed, 1,250 do not use online patient portals [...]

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Sony unveils technology to make any eyewear smart From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.17.2014

Sony has developed, not a pair of smart glasses, but a device that attaches to any piece of eyewear to make it smart. “This display module possesses the potential to enrich users’ lives in a variety of ways,” Sony writes in a statement. “By simply attaching it to a pair of fashionable glasses, goggles, sunglasses, [...]

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