A reconstructed liver model with metastases, resection proposals, portal veins (cyan) and hepatic arteries (orange) from the Mobile Liver Explorer app (REUTERS/Fraunhofer MEVIS).
Improving Health Care through Mobile Medical Devices and Sensors
October 22, 2013,
Darrell West writes that health care access, affordability, and quality are problems all around the world and large numbers of individuals do not receive the quality care that they need. Mobile technology offers ways to help with these challenges. Through mobile health applications, sensors, medical devices, and remote patient monitoring products, there are avenues through which health care delivery can be improved. These technologies can help lower costs by facilitating the delivery of care, and connecting people to their health care providers.