Readmission rates at Pennsylvania hospitals are improving--at least for some chronic conditions, according to a new report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).
Samsung Electronics and Medtronic are teaming up to develop mobile apps to provide insight and access on diabetes data, including glucose monitoring information, for Medtronic's MiniMed Connect.
An increasing number of lifestyle diseases--from diabetes to hypertension to sleep apnea--is spurring robust growth in the global mHealth device, services and app market, which hit $10.5 billion in 2014 and is on track to increase 33.5 percent annually from 2015 to 2020, reveals a new report published by Allied Market Research.
A telehealth program for patients with poorly controlled diabetes showed encouraging results, though it involved a small sample made up primarily of African-American women, according to research published this month in Telemedicine and e-Health.
Telemedicine intervention to help people with diabetes has the potential to help patients with glycemic control, reduce body weight and increase exercise.
A healthcare provider in Southern California is turning to telemedicine to help address rising rates of diabetes in American Indian tribes.
When it comes to healthcare delivery, laboratories are in a tough spot. Whether hospital-based or standalone businesses, labs don't do much to stir the souls of healthcare finance executives....
The 26 states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have an increased number of newly diagnoses diabetes patients, according a new study in the journal Diabetes Care, which likely means that providers in the Medicaid expansion states are able to diagnose and treat these patients earlier.
Diabetics age 50 and older are interested in using mobile apps as part of their treatment and care, but say the technology should be customized and greater education is necessary regarding data security and privacy protection, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR).
A new skin patch featuring a biosensor and communications system that works off a smartphone may one day help diabetics better manage their condition while providing real-time monitoring of glucose measurements.