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Mobile Health (HTML)
May-June 2012 (vol. 14 no. 3)
pp. 11-12
Simon Liu, US National Agricultural Library
The unprecedented proliferation of mobile devices and growing innovation and sophistication in mobile software applications to address healthcare priorities has evolved into a new field known as mobile health. This field adds modern technology advances to healthcare systems to let users exploit health information and healthcare services anytime, anywhere. This issue focuses on medical information processing and health information delivery.

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Index Terms:
health it, mobile health, healthcare
Citation:
Simon Liu, Thomas Jepsen, "Mobile Health," IT Professional, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 11-12, May-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.56
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