• Mobile app improves quality of care, health outcomes in IBD

    4 days ago - By Healio

    ORLANDO - Quality of care and health outcomes improved among patients with irritable bowel disease who used HealthPROMISE, a mobile application that increases patient engagement, self-management skills and communication transparency, compared to patients who did not use the app, according to research presented at Advances in IBD 2017.
    Led by Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH, from the division of gastroenterology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the researchers sought to examine the efficiency of a digital intervention in an IBD patient population when used along with clinical
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  • Technology and health care: The future is bright

    4 days ago - By Healio

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - A new era of health care innovation is here, with novel technologies aimed to improve the lives of patients and physicians alike, from mobile technologies to intelligent care.
    Since advancements were made during the “communication revolution,” a host of new technologies are evolving every day and improving the daily lives of the average individual. Health care is finally catching up to the rest of the world, with regard to technological advancements, according to health care experts speaking at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
    “Everything
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