ATA panel tackles ticklish definition of 'mHealth'

A panel of experts at the American Telemedicine Association's 2012 Conference and Exposition in San Jose, Calf., last week took on the daunting task of defining the true scope of mobile health. They came up with some interesting parameters. First, they said, connectivity is clearly key, with mobile health technologies connecting clinicians to patients in one form or another. Another is mobility--determining whether the user is mobile, or the device, or both, and how that affects the functionality of the technology. Dig into their nuanced view of the debate at mHIMSS.org. Article

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