Mobile health apps aren’t helping the people who most need them

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New research has shown that these applications aren’t necessarily doing what they were designed to accomplish. Mobile health apps have the opportunity to transform the way Americans receive health care. The vast majority of U.S. adults carry smartphones. People who have chronic conditions or other complex health requirements have considerable mobile device resources available to them. However, a new study revealed that these health focused apps are falling short in several ways. The research looked into the reach and effectiveness of mobile health apps. What was found was that app…

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Mobile health tech is playing a growing role in different medical fields

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Healthcare service areas such as maternal care and epidemic management are benefiting from this technology. Mobile health technology is starting to reveal how important it could truly be in improving the healthcare services that are available to people throughout developing nations, as a growing number of case studies are starting to reveal. Among the various case studies, the Ebola outbreak in western Africa was a prime example. That said, helping to share information with people using cell phones in order to help to bring the outbreak of Ebola under control…

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