Mobile technology provides tools and connections that enhance the lives of those who have this access. With the introduction of smartphones and tablet computers, there has been a sea change in the way people access and share information. Brookings experts study the impact mobile technology has on the public and private sectors, looking at ways to increase efficiency and innovation.
A model holds up an Oral-B smartphone-connected toothbrush at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2014. The toothbrush, to be sold under Proctor & Gamble's Oral-B brand, has a Bluetooth 4.0 link to a smartphone app that can be programmed with the help of a dentist and can give personalized advice to help people improve their brushing.
Opportunities and Challenges in mHealth: China and the United States
March 12, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg
The United States and China rank near top of the world in mobile technology usage. Both also face aging populations, increased incidences of chronic disease, and rising health care costs. Promoting mHealth can help lower costs and improve the quality of health care.
Technology and Development
March 11, 2014, Beth Stone
March 3, 2014, Darrell M. West
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October 22, 2013, Darrell M. West
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September 17, 2013, Darrell M. West
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September 16, 2013, John Villasenor
July 17, 2013, Mwangi S. Kimenyi and David Muthaka
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