Launch of Connected Cognitive Health Platform

AFFIRMATIVhealth, PLLC presenters of RE:mind, a program created to improve brain health for the millions impacted by Alzheimer’s or dementia, has chosen AidCube as their mobile health platform. Together, AFFIRMATIVhealth and AidCube are delivering a personalized protocol-based mobile tool for individual support and follow-up to RE:mind program participants, those affected by mild cognitive impairment and […]

UCSF Telehealth Transplant Study

Background Despite an overhaul in the system for donor lung allocation to reduce death rates on the waiting list, nearly 1 in 5 patients listed for lung transplantation dies before receiving a suitable donor offer. After transplant, there are trends towards increasing complications in the perioperative period; the immediate post-transplant hospital stay lasts more than […]

Physical activity decreases risk of early death in COPD – How can mHealth help?

A recent study of 2.370 patients from Kaiser Permanente shows that any amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity can effectively reduce the risk of dying after hospitalization for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In the US alone COPD cost $36 billion and claims about 135.000 lives every year. Hospitalizations due to severe exacerbations of […]