Health Apps: "Mobile Applications for smartphones have strengths and weaknesses" -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Health Apps: "Mobile Applications for smartphones have strengths and weaknesses"

Interview with Dr. Stefan Becker, Medical Director of Transplantation, Clinic for Nephrology, University Hospital Essen

Medical apps like diabetes or high blood pressure diaries are becoming increasingly popular with smartphone users. There are many available choices out there but they are not always clear. Added to this is the question of how the data collected by the apps can be sensibly incorporated into treatment.

03/22/2016

Photo: Smiling man with glasses and blue shirt - Stefan Becker; Copyright: privat

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Older patients benefit from health apps if they are adapted to their special needs; ©panthermedia.net/ ocskaymark

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