Bhuyan, Soumitra S

Mobile Health Application and e-Health Literacy: Opportunities and Concerns for Cancer Patients and Caregivers.

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Nov 15, 2017

Health literacy is critical for cancer patients as they must understand complex procedures or treatment options. Caregivers' health literacy also plays a crucial role in caring for cancer patients.

Use of mobile health applications for health-promoting behavior among individuals with chronic medical conditions.

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Jan 01, 0000

Background: Chronic medical conditions (CCs) are leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Strategies to control CCs include targeting unhealthy behaviors, often through the use of patient empowerment tools, such as mobile health (mHealth) technology.

Seeking Medical Information Using Mobile Apps and the Internet: Are Family Caregivers Different from the General Public?

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Jan 19, 2017

Family caregivers play an important role to care cancer patients since they exchange medical information with health care providers. However, relatively little is known about how family caregivers seek medical information using mobile apps and the Internet.

Use of Mobile Health Applications for Health-Seeking Behavior Among US Adults.

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May 05, 2016

This study explores the use of mobile health applications (mHealth apps) on smartphones or tablets for health-seeking behavior among US adults. Data was obtained from cycle 4 of the 4th edition of the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS 4).