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Emergency medicine and internal medicine trainees’ smartphone use in clinical settings in the United States

Smartphone technology offers a multitude of applications (apps) that provide a wide range of functions for healthcare professionals. Medical trainees are early adopters of this technology, but how they use smartphones in clinical care remains unclear. 221 more words

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The New Moov Fitness Tracker: Major Issues Make it Less than Useful

I saw an article announcing the new Moov fitness device with a special rate on pre-orders so I decided that it looked really cool and would solve some of the workout issues I face. 1,308 more words


Top News: #Nurses

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How the Nursing Work Environment Affects Patient Outcomes:

“As a key player on the front lines of health care delivery, nurses play a critical role in preventing adverse events, coordinating care and enabling patients to achieve optimal outcomes,” Press Ganey states.  282 more words

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Understanding the potential and promise of mobile health

By Andrea Johnson

Right in your pocket is one of the most powerful and exciting tools that is currently being used to improve healthcare. Mobile technology, which includes your smart phone, tablet and wearable, has become an unavoidable force that is changing how you can monitor and support your patients- both in and out of the doctor’s office. 1,042 more words

Exercise and rehabilitation delivered through exergames in older adults: An integrative review of technologies, safety and efficacy



There has been a rapid increase in research on the use of virtual reality (VR) and gaming technology as a complementary tool in exercise and rehabilitation in the elderly population. 340 more words

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mActive: A Randomized Clinical Trial of an Automated mHealth Intervention for Physical Activity Promotion


We hypothesized that a fully automated mobile health (mHealth) intervention with tracking and texting components would increase physical activity.

Methods and Results

mActive enrolled smartphone users aged 18 to 69 years at an ambulatory cardiology center in Baltimore, Maryland. 217 more words

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Technology for the Epilepsy World

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from November 1 through November 30. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you! 776 more words