Consumer Health Information

Developing a Framework for Evaluating the Patient Engagement, Quality, and Safety of Mobile Health Applications.

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Mar 02, 2016

Rising ownership of smartphones and tablets across social and demographic groups has made mobile applications, or apps, a potentially promising tool for engaging patients in their health care, particularly those with high health care needs.

Harnessing information technology to improve women's health information: evidence from Pakistan.

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Sep 09, 2014

BACKGROUND: More than half of Pakistani women are illiterate, marginalized, and experience myriad health problems. These women are also disadvantaged in terms of their restricted mobility and limited access to public space.

Smartphone breast applications - what's the evidence?

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Oct 03, 2014

INTRODUCTION: There are around 40,000 healthcare applications (apps) available for smartphones. Apps have been reviewed in many specialties. Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in females with almost 1.38 million new cases a year worldwide.

Health professionals as mobile content creators: teaching medical students to develop mHealth applications.

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Sep 13, 2014

INTRODUCTION: Patient access to health information and patient-provider communication is integral to medicine, and can be facilitated by mobile applications ("apps").

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