When you think mHealth, you might immediately think of health care applications on your iPhone or an EMR on your tablet. But the process that led to that app to making it to your mobile device is a long and tedious one.
In the afternoon session "mHealth at the Point of Care" at the mHealth Summit in National Harbor, MD, Bella Hwang spoke about an SMS program in Kenya that not only helped improve medication in AIDS patients, but also promised to do so in a highly economical way.
There is a lot of work involved in producing a successful clinical trial. Even the planning stage alone can take a significant amount of time. But when data is incomplete-especially in longitudinal clinical trials-it can be a real struggle for organizers.