Exploring mobile health in a private online social network.

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Nov 12, 2015

Health information is very vulnerable. Certain individuals or corporate organisations will continue to steal it similar to bank account data once data is on wireless channels. Once health information is part of a social network, corresponding privacy issues also surface.

Re-Identification Risk versus Data Utility for Aggregated Mobility Research Using Mobile Phone Location Data.

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Oct 16, 2015

Mobile phone location data is a newly emerging data source of great potential to support human mobility research. However, recent studies have indicated that many users can be easily re-identified based on their unique activity patterns.

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EPPS: Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Personal Health Information Sharing in Mobile Healthcare Social Networks.

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Sep 25, 2015

Mobile healthcare social networks (MHSNs) have emerged as a promising next-generation healthcare system, which will significantly improve the quality of life. However, there are many security and privacy concerns before personal health information (PHI) is shared with other parities.

Mobile Apps for Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review of Features and Content Quality.

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Aug 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: With continued increases in smartphone ownership, researchers and clinicians are investigating the use of this technology to enhance the management of chronic illnesses such as bipolar disorder (BD).

Privacy and Security in Mobile Health (mHealth) Research.

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Aug 11, 2015

Research on the use of mobile technologies for alcohol use problems is a developing field.

Consumer Attitudes and Perceptions on mHealth Privacy and Security: Findings From a Mixed-Methods Study.

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May 29, 2015

This study examined consumers' attitudes and perceptions regarding mobile health (mHealth) technology use in health care. Twenty-four focus groups with 256 participants were conducted in 5 geographically diverse locations.

Privacy and security in mobile health apps: a review and recommendations.

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Dec 09, 2014

In a world where the industry of mobile applications is continuously expanding and new health care apps and devices are created every day, it is important to take special care of the collection and treatment of users' personal health information.