HIMSS 2016 (or as many prefer #HIMSS16) is just around the corner. The Twitter stream for #HIMSS16 is alive and well. In fact, it’s pretty much overwhelming. However, there are nuggets full of amazingness being shared by incredible people. With that in mind, I thought this week’s post could look at interesting mobile health related tweets shared on the #HIMSS16 hashtag.
— Rasu Shrestha MD MBA (@RasuShrestha) February 13, 2016
The very best mobile health apps will realize this truth. Downloads is great because it illustrates potential. However, value is created by persistent use and improved outcomes.
— Arshya Vahabzadeh MD (@VahabzadehMD) February 16, 2016
Unfortunately, I’m not seeing much of a culture shift in this regard. Most in healthcare are afraid to fail. In some ways that’s a good thing. In other ways, it’s hindering our progress.
— Konica Minolta Med (@KonicaMinoltaMI) February 17, 2016
My gut tells me that most mobile health vendors would fail a HIPAA audit. What do you think?
— Bill Bunting (@WTBunting) February 17, 2016
Changing behaviors is the holy grail of mobile health in my opinion. Although, it’s much harder to do it than to write about it.