Mobile Health

The following are links to selected web sites on mobile health, covering both 'open source' and commercial mHealth solutions - i.e. apps, news, tools, organizations:

Mobile Health Apps

* See European Directory of Health Apps: 2012-2013

Mobile Health News
  • FierceMobileHealthcare - Giving IT executives the latest news on the rapidly evolving mobile health care environment.
  • iMedicalApps - Providing commentary and reviews by clinicians of mobile medical technology and apps. Videos
  • mHealth Fans Daily - Treating readers to fresh news daily on mobile health (mHealth)
  • Mobile Health Watch - Reporting on point-of-care and mobile health news and resources.
  • MobiHealthNews - Chronicling the health care sector’s adoption of mobile technology.  Videos
    Mobile Health Organizations
    • mHealth Alliance - Advancing mHealth through policy research, advocacy, and support for the development of interoperable and sustainable solutions. Videos
    • Open Handset Alliance - Technology companies coming together to accelerate innovation in mobile solutions for consumers.
    • Open mHealth - Fostering collaboration between medical researchers and clinicians and technology developers on mHealth pilot projects.
    • Open Mobile Alliance- Representing the world's leading mobile operators, device & network suppliers, information technology companies and content providers.
      Mobile Health App Development Tools
      * Read more about other open source Mobile App Development Tools like RhoMobile, WidgetPad, MoSync, etc.

      News - Smartphones & Mobile Apps

      Smartphones are the platform of the future (or at least the next decade), and open source advocates are proud of the fact that many of the smartphones and mobile apps at the top of the pyramid are built around source code that is protected by open source licenses. Open source code is everywhere!     -  Read InfoWorld article

        YouTube Video

        * Read more about 'open' mHealth solutions at COSI Open Health IT Blog and Open Health News Also, download the latest WHO mHealth Report published in 2011.

        Around three in 10 mobile-phone users in the U.S. use their phone to look up health or medical information, and 19% of those who own a smartphone have at least one health app on their phone, according to a new 2012 survey.  -  Modern Healthcare

        Selected articles by the Webmaster and others on collaborative, open source health app software and solutions in health care.

        There are a growing number of articles on use of Tablet Computers in Healthcare

        The health app market currently is worth about $718 million and is expected to double to $1.3 billion by the end of 2012, according to Research2Guidance.

           * Check out this HHS video on Healthcare Apps & 'Open' Web Technology

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