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In the Spotlight: Health Information Systems— \vskip -48pt Mainstreaming mHealth \hfill

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1 Author(s)
Niilo Saranummi ; VTT Technical Research Ctr., Tampere, Finland

What is mHealth? If we look at the use of information technology in healthcare, we'll notice two intertwined development trends: connectivity and intelligent applications. The over arching goal has been to support and enable the delivery of health services and as a part of this to create a life-long electronic health record for patients. The emergence of local area networks and later internet provided new means for connectivity and enabled telemedicine and remote patient monitoring applications.

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IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering  (Volume:4 )