Report: Mobile Tools Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Posted Oct 13 2009 10:07pm
Ihealthbeat.org reports today that mobile platforms and applications can help chronic disease patients manage their health care at home or elsewhere, according to a new report from the California HealthCare Foundation, Mobihealthnews reports (Dolan, Mobihealthnews, 9/10).
The report, titled "Participatory Health: Online and Mobile Tools Help Chronically Ill Manage Their Care," describes several online and mobile applications that can help patients actively participate in their care management ( CHCF release, 9/9).
In the report, author Jane Sarasohn-Kahn offers guidance for health care providers looking to promote participatory health tools.