Thursday, 23 February 2012

Need a check up? There's an app for that

Need a check up? There's an app for that: The Department of Health is rolling out a scheme that will encourage patients to use mobile phone ‘apps’ to monitor their health rather than visiting their GP or hospital.

People with conditions such as cancer, diabetes or lung or heart problems, and women who are pregnant, will be asked to take daily measurements and text the results to a central computer system where they will be analysed. Healthcare Today

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