compared to 38 % receiving conventional treatmentThe Mobile Personal Health Record: Technology-Enabled Self-Care Barriers and opportunities to accelerate use The personal health record embedded in mobile communication devices - mPHR - is the “killer app” that may engage consumers to live healthier lives and adhere to evidence-based treatment plans. It leverages familiar technology - cell phones, smartphones and other mobile tablet PCs - with incentives for consumers and providers to manage preventive, chronic and post-acute care.The mPHR shows great promise as an optimal platform for engaging consumers in self-care. Combined with actionable decision support, the mPHR can analyze aggregate data to activate mobile, patient-specific output such as medication reminders, healthy habit tips and medical bill reminders. Although mPHR systems are in early-stage development, pilot projects demonstrate their potential to improve outcomes, reduce health system utilization and control costs.This new study by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions:Offers a perspective on the convergence of personal health records and mobile communication devices Examines barriers and accelerators to increased mPHR use by health care industry stakeholders Identifies immediate opportunities for mPHR use and implications by sector To read the full issue brief, please download the attachment below.
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Deloitte Callum Bir - mHealth IBC
Mobile HealthEffectively Monetizing mHealth Services andApplicationsCallum BirDirector, Life Science & Healthcarecbir@deloitte.com +65 91001595August 2011