Text Messaging-Based Platform Helps Improve Health Behavior Among Lower Income Patients

November 11, 2016, 12:41 am

Managed Health Care Connect, Thomas Morrow, MD, November 11, 2016​ “…Agile’s approach is simple. They use two-way SMS texting to push messages directly to the user’s native phone interface, establishing a personal and private coaching dialogue designed to produce sustained behavioral change. It is a low friction approach that is widely available across the population, … Continue reading Text Messaging-Based Platform Helps Improve Health Behavior Among Lower Income Patients

Take two of these and text me in the morning

July 28, 2016, 12:39 am

Texts improve Sharp Rees-Stealy patient care, ABC 10 News, July 28, 2016​ “Patients can simply agree to participate in the program, and Sharp Rees-Stealy will text such information as medication reminders, medical orders, appointment reminders and even moral support. Patients are also able to text back questions. “It’s so much more efficient and convenient than … Continue reading Take two of these and text me in the morning

Health Leaders Unveil Next Generation Care Management Tool

May 25, 2016, 3:37 am

Text-Message Based Care Provides Condition-Specific Guidance​ New Orleans, LA – May 25, 2016 – MCG Health, part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed care strategies, and Agile Health, Inc., a pioneer in mobile healthcare engagement solutions, today announced important new enhancements to an innovative transitions of care tool.

Healthcare Companies Partner as a Tool Toward Triple Aim

December 16, 2015, 4:55 pm

SEATTLE, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — MCG, part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of evidence-based care guidelines, and Agile Health, Inc., a provider of mobile healthcare engagement solutions, today announced a partnership that will align MCG’s rigorous, systematic analysis of current research and scholarly articles and standardized methodology for guideline development … Continue reading Healthcare Companies Partner as a Tool Toward Triple Aim

Making mHealth Outreach Work for the Patient

December 10, 2015, 4:57 pm

A successful post-discharge program needs just the right balance of reminders and information, as officials at San Diego’s Sharp Rees Stealy Medical group are discovering. The transition to value-based care and an emphasis on reducing hospital readmissions is prompting health systems to keep the lines of communication open after the patient leaves the hospital or … Continue reading Making mHealth Outreach Work for the Patient

Sharp affiliate addresses readmissions with Agile Health texting

November 24, 2015, 5:00 pm

While some hospitals tout their smartphone apps, research shows that thousands of healthcare apps go practically unused or downright ignored. Meanwhile, a low-tech feature of cell phones — texting — continues to prove its worth in healthcare. Tuesday, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, an arm of San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare, announced a text-based effort to engage … Continue reading Sharp affiliate addresses readmissions with Agile Health texting

Diabetes support is just a text away

November 6, 2015, 5:02 pm

If you or a loved one has diabetes, you understand the challenges of managing the disease on a daily basis. There is a delicate balance between maintaining your diet, exercise and insulin injections to keep blood sugar at normal levels. Constant care and awareness are necessary to avoid complications. Enter the myAgileLife diabetes mobile health … Continue reading Diabetes support is just a text away

The Digital Revolution comes to US Healthcare

June 29, 2015, 5:04 pm

Healthcare represents the next frontier for the Internet of Things (IoT). Remote patient monitoring, telehealth and behavioral modification platforms hold the promise of improving chronic disease management and reducing unnecessary costs. In the latest in their series of on the IoT, Goldman Sachs highlights Agile Health among the private and public players in the emerging … Continue reading The Digital Revolution comes to US Healthcare