Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The “Mobile” in “Mobile Health” Isn’t the Gadget; It’s the Data

"In general, when people talk about mHealth, they think about the device. But the true definition of mobile health doesn’t focus exclusively on the device, but on the fact that the information and data is mobile. It moves. The information is able to be collected wherever it is needed and transmitted wherever it needs to go. It’s less gadget-oriented, and more commerce-oriented and transaction-oriented, focused on the ability to capture information and transmit it when and where it’s needed."

via http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/dae/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=9330

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