mHealth: Mobile health solutions & applications

mHealth: Mobile health solutions & applications

What is mHealth?

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mHealth refers to the use of mobile devices in medical care. As shown in the picture, these can be applications on the tablet that receive and store data from wearables or other sensors.

Mobile health technologies and applications

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The mobile application of diagnostic procedures is another area of use for mHealth.

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Areas of application for mHealth

Prevention, early detection and more: staying healthy with mHealth

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Among other things, apps support treatment adherence - like this app that helps with taking medication correctly.

How and where mHealth helps with recovery

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The combination of wearables and health apps on the smartphone is versatile.

Prerequisites for mHealth success

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mhealth devices allow patients to monitor their own health regularly and easily.

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In addition to preventive healthcare and supporting therapies, mHealth applications can also help with performance diagnostics, for example.

Goals & benefits of mobile health

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Advantages of technologies in mHealth: greater efficiency, easier accessibility, better prevention and patient care.