About the Book

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

mHealth: Global Opportunities and Challenges provides the ultimate coverage of all aspects of the burgeoning mobile health arena. It integrates issues around the clinical, policy, and technical aspects of mHealth to highlight the potential this transformative technology holds for healthcare systems throughout the world.

The text is filled with detailed examples of how mHealth is being implemented in physician offices, hospitals, healthcare plans, and consumer lives throughout the globe. Topics include every aspect of the mHealth world, from infrastructure and privacy issues to the challenges inherent in engaging patients and physicians. You’ll read about what works and what doesn’t; the barriers to full integration; and the strategies that companies like Aetna, AT&T and Intermountain Healthcare employ, as well as organizations like USAID and countries like Zimbabwe, are utilizing.

The book concludes with a blueprint for integrating mHealth into your organization, and a look into the future of one of the most dynamic areas in healthcare today.

 

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