Diabetes Tutor...is a powerful wellness and disease education tool that combines interactive multimedia with measurable assessments for a fun, results-based learning experience!

Visit Healthy Tutor daily for the latest news on Patient Education and its important impacts on Patient health and wellness.

Blog Archive

Showing Page 1 of 1

Diabetes Study at Physician Practice Validates Positive Outcomes of HealthyTutor on HgA1C

Aug 10, 2015 - 6:19pm

New Millennia Health is excited to announce the great results from a recent university based study on diabetic patient outcomes! The University of Central Florida College of Health Professions and a PharmD researcher recently completed a study showing the efficacy of HealthyTutor upon population health patient management and chronic disease outcomes. According to study leaders, the research using HealthyTutor as the central educational technology caused, "direct and significant effects on lowering blood hemoglobin A1c," "significantly enhanced knowledge of diabetes for up to 3 months after the education intervention," and indirect enhancement of the "practice of self management skills by way of changing attitude rather than by changing knowledge." The results of the study are due to be published this year. Look for: "The Effect of a Web-Based Patient Education on Health Status, Clinical Outcomes, Quality Of Life of Newly Diagnosed Diabetes in A Medical Practice Group. Rav-Marathe, Karen (2014)."


New Millennia Health Receives US and Asian Patents on Key Educational Technology

Aug 10, 2015 - 5:59pm

April 4th, 2014 New Millennia Health is excited to announce the assignment of patent, "Apparatus for the Determination of a Change in Test Results." The technology is central to the advanced reporting features and database functionality of the company's suite of online products including flagship knowledge management applications HealthyTutor.com and DiabetesTutor.com.


Study Finds Similar Outcomes From Online, In-Person Doctor Visits

Aug 10, 2015 - 5:57pm

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1392490#qundefined

Online physician consultations for uncomplicated conditions produce similar outcomes as in-person office visits, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, Reuters reports. The study found that for both groups, 7% or less of patients returned to the doctor within three weeks for the same condition, suggesting that online consultations did not have higher rates of misdiagnosis or treatment failure. In addition, the researchers estimated that treating a patient with a UTI cost an average of $19 less than a office visit. The researchers wrote, "There are several potential advantages of e-visits, including convenience and efficiency (avoiding travel and time), and lower costs," as well as allowing patients to meet with their primary care physician instead of emergency department doctors.


Multiscreen Health Activity on the Rise – Adoption of Mobile Health Resources Increases to 75 Mill

Aug 10, 2015 - 5:56pm

http://www.ihealthbeat.org/data-points/2012/how-many-us-adults-used-mobile-phones-and-tablets-for-healthrelated-activities.aspx

New York, NY – According to a new study from healthcare market research and advisory firm Manhattan Research, digital health activities are becoming increasingly multiscreen. While online health activities are still primarily desktop or laptop-based in 2012, mobile and tablet health activity adoption continues to accelerate. Key findings on multiscreen health behaviors from the 2012 study include: Usage of multiple screens for health activities on the rise: The number of U.S. adults (ages 18+) using mobile phones for health information and tools grew from 61 million in 2011 to 75 million in 2012, and tablet health


Mobile Health Hot Topic with Future Healthcare

Nov 12, 2010 - 3:38pm

http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/nih-committed-advancing-mhealth-research-directors-say

WASHINGTON – The National Institutes of Health said they would stand behind the advancement of research for the use of mobile phones for healthcare. Some studies already underway include one at Arizona State University using a wearable, real-time chemical sensor system to assess personal exposure to hydrocarbons. Another at UCLA involves the use of a microscope that doesn't need a lens to transmit data in resource-limited locations.


New Ways to Treat Pain

May 12, 2010 - 12:00am

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704879704575236373207643604.html?mod=WSJ_LifeStyle_Lifestyle_5

Tricking the Brain, Blocking the Nerves in Patients When All Else Has Failed


Games For Health: The Latest Tool In The Medical Care Arsenal

Aug 5, 2009 - 11:00pm

http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/hlthaff.28.5.w842/DC1

Computer-based simulations and interactive programs are introducing a powerful new force into health care: fun.