Health apps to improve citizens’ lives

Smartphones can help users take care of their health


Mobile health (m-health) tools are helping socially disadvantaged citizens with diabetes around the world better manage their condition, a report from the non-profit group eHealth Initative (eHI) says.

According to the study, patients that use their mobile health apps on their devices can avoid the obstacles that often cause a bad management of the diseases, such as lack of access to health care providers, limited resources and staff, or older systems.

“The majority of patients,...


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