December 10, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic placing new strains upon in-person doctors' appointments, both clinicians and patients have increasingly relied on telehealth and other virtual technologies to maintain a connection to care.
Beyond their immediate role in the public health emergency, these modalities have the potential to upend the delivery of care, said Dr. Katharine Lawrence, a healthcare delivery...
January 16, 2018
In a new study of 934 mobile phone users, 100 percent said they used a mobile phone for health-related purposes, but only 28 percent used an app to track sleep. By contrast, 53 percent tracked exercise and 48 percent tracked diet.
The data comes from an online survey conducted by NYU with the help of survey management company Toluna, which did the recruitment. Verizon provided funding. The study...
April 7, 2017
Sometimes innovation in hospitals means new technology, but sometimes it can just mean better workflows or ways of doing things. Or sometimes, for a new technology to really have value, doctors and nurses need to change their workflow around it. Creating and sustaining this behavior change can be the hardest part of an innovation.
At the Pop Health Forum in Boston this week, Dr. Leora Horwitz,...