September 17, 2014 in In the News
Physicians are often stuck with the timeless struggle of getting patients interested in their day-to-day well-being, and mobile healthcare technology—also known as mHealth—is making the battle easier by pushing people to take better care of themselves and be more alert about their health. While some studies have (at times) shown complex devices like smartphone apps, biometric clothing and fitness trackers can improve outpatient decisions, even something simple like reminding people via text message about their dietary choices can improve overall health awareness and comprehension, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
September 01, 2014 in In the News
The end of a beautiful Labor Day weekend was met by the very unfortunate news of the leaked photos of more than 100 female celebrities. Whether these photos were nude or not, it has raised serious questions, although not new questions, regarding the security of Apple’s iCloud.
August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized
In a booming industry like healthcare – where time is of the essence – abbreviations rule. Words become a hassle (at least the entire word) and are usually shortened or abbreviated into something else. Soon terms may start to be used interchangeably even if they may not mean the same thing.
August 20, 2014 in Safety First Series
Social media, technology, security, and you.
August 05, 2014 in In the News
July 21, 2014 in Safety First Series
But with CaptureProof, it would be easier.
July 20, 2014 in In the News
Medicine is not often thought of as a creative industry. We focus instead on science and evidence. Behind the science is a group of driven individuals who are focused on problem solving.
July 15, 2014 in Safety First Series
Smartphones, a gift for patient information?
July 09, 2014 in In the News
Remember when CaptureProof’s Founder & CEO, Meghan Conroy was on Bloomberg Surveillance?
July 07, 2014 in Safety First Series
Patient information is patient identity. A few years ago, Citibank did a series of commercials on protecting yourself against identity theft highlighting the importance of keeping personal information secure. The commercial, tried to put a funny spin on a situation that in real life is no joke – violation of privacy, loss of money, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to identity fraud.
July 02, 2014 in In the News
No hospital near you? No problem, let the hospital go to you. Slowly but surely, a dichotomy is being created in the world of healthcare in the United States: the new home-based medical care model versus the traditional hospital-centric model. This is all thanks to the development of telemedicine over the past two decades, which gives us the technology to access home based healthcare, as well as post-operative and palliative care.