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mHealth

Chapter


Abstract


  • mHealth, a rapidly expanding subset of eHealth (See “Digital Health/eHealth”), focuses on the utilization of mobile and wireless information and communication technologies (ICT) to support the achievement of health objectives. The ICT applications in mHealth include, but are not limited to, real-time voice and short message service (SMS) provided by mobile phones, more complex functionalities and applications based on general packet radio service (GPRS), third- and fourth-generation mobile telecommunications (3G and 4G technologies), global positioning system (GPS),...

Authors


  •   Song, Ting (external author)
  •   Yu, Ping

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Song, T. & Yu, P. (2019). mHealth. In D. Gu & M. E. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging (p. 1). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9783319698922

Book Title


  • Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging

Start Page


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Cham, Switzerland

Abstract


  • mHealth, a rapidly expanding subset of eHealth (See “Digital Health/eHealth”), focuses on the utilization of mobile and wireless information and communication technologies (ICT) to support the achievement of health objectives. The ICT applications in mHealth include, but are not limited to, real-time voice and short message service (SMS) provided by mobile phones, more complex functionalities and applications based on general packet radio service (GPRS), third- and fourth-generation mobile telecommunications (3G and 4G technologies), global positioning system (GPS),...

Authors


  •   Song, Ting (external author)
  •   Yu, Ping

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Song, T. & Yu, P. (2019). mHealth. In D. Gu & M. E. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging (p. 1). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9783319698922

Book Title


  • Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging

Start Page


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Cham, Switzerland