Mhealth still has work to do before it is truly practical in a clinical environment

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Panelists from a hospital forum have agreed that there is still progress needed before the devices can be integrated. According to a panel at the Hospital Cloud Forum from the Information Management Network last week, doctors still need to be able to find a way to integrate mhealth and the data available through those systems into clinical care. The devices that would be used would be connected to the cloud and would bring physicians and patient data together. Mhealth could provide a very important way to bring the data regarding…

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Mhealth apps face heavy scrutiny by young adult users

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This demographic appears to be picker about the applications that they will use for their health. According to an article that was published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, mhealth app developers should take several valued characteristics and features into consideration as they create their products, particularly when they want young adults to be willing to use them. The reason is that young adults are far more selective about the apps of this nature that they will use. The article explained that “There is increasing interest from academics and…

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