What went wrong? Dr. Steve Feyrer-Melk reacts to a mobile health app that failed to gain adoption in this recent trial… My heart stopped. No way… Is this true? Is this even possible? Have I missed something in my work? Is mobile health off base? I read the title of the research paper again and again… “Lack of Adoption of a Mobile App … Analysis of Staff and Patients in a
With over 165,000 health-related apps in the App Store and Millions of wearables in the hands of the general public, scientists are wondering if they are “doing more harm than good”? One expert commented that the field can be “likened to the snake oil salesmen of the 1860s.” Is this true? Question: What is the danger of health-related technologies in the hands of the general public? Answer: Because health-related technology
I am sure you would agree that effective communication plays a significant role in relationships with clients, customers, patients, partners, family members, colleagues, friends, etc. But what about when those individuals are away from you? Do you fill that void effectively and systematically or do you leave it to chance? Maximizing success in life and in business is dependent upon a complete relationship. To optimize your success you must see
We are inundated with consumer health and wearable technology that tracks our every move. Some say such devices are the missing link for improved health. Naturally, companies are cashing in as millions of devices are flying off the shelves with an estimated 100 Million wrist worn devices worldwide by 2019.
Watch clips from Dr. Steve Feyrer-Melk’s keynote address at the Institute for Functional Medicine’s 2016 conference, Technology & Medicine: A 30,000 Foot Overview
Technology is a powerful and required tool in the Lifestyle Medicine and Health Coaching toolbox. The key to realizing the benefits is having both the patient/client and health professional use it!
Do you have a willingness to learn? (Yes, you are reading this article.)
The amount and quality of health and wellness information is at a historic high and yet personal health and wellness is at a historic low.