New research shows mobile health adoption is high in Hispanic communities

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A new PwC study has shown that this ethnic group contains a large number of pioneers in this form of care. The Health Research Institute (HRI) at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has now released the results of a recent study in which it determined that when it comes to mobile health adoption, the Hispanic community is highly involved. In fact, there are more people using mhealth in that ethnic group than in most others. The Hispanic community appears to be leading the way in mobile health, which is an area in which…

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Mhealth use may assist in heart disease prevention

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Mobile health technology could help patients to be able to reduce their risks of cardiovascular illness. A new statement released by the American Heart Association (AHA), which was published in the Circulation journal has shown that mhealth technologies may be able to help to enhance the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This may occur as a result of being able to target certain types of lifestyle behaviors conducive to CVD prevention. The publication was authored by Lora E. Burke, Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh. Burke and her colleagues looked…

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Mhealth grants to be issued by the NIH


The National Institutes of Health are now hoping to boost research and tools geared toward improved communication. A pair of grants is now being offered by the National Institutes of Health in order to help to encourage research and creation of mhealth tools that will help to improve the communication between patients and their medical providers. The goal is to increase the adherence of patients to the recommendations made by their doctors. The NIH is hoping that with these grants, they will be able to send mhealth solutions into the…

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