The regulation of mobile health applications


Mobile health, or more commonly, mHealth, is ‘the use of wireless communication devices to support public health and clinical practice’ [1]. Mobile devices are handheld in nature and include mobile phones, personal digital assistants, patient monitoring devices, and other wireless devices. mHealth applications are receiving increased attention largely due to the global penetration of mobile technologies.  Read more

Correspondence: Amy J Barton

Author Affiliations

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, College of Nursing, 13120 East 19th Avenue, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA

BMC Medicine 2012, 10:46 doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-46




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