mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals

1st Edition

Sasan Adibi

CRC Press
Published November 21, 2014
Reference - 754 Pages - 83 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482214802 - CAT# K21776

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An in-depth overview of the emerging concept; Mobile Health (mHealth), mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals links applications and technologies to key market and vendor players. It also highlights interdependencies and synergies between various stakeholders which drive the research forces behind mHealth. The book explores the trends and directions where this vertical market is headed.

Divided into nine sections, the book covers a number of multidisciplinary verticals within the field of mHealth such as:

  • Preventive and curative medicine
  • Consumer and patient-centric approaches
  • Psychological, behavioral, and mental verticals
  • Social perspectives
  • Education, adoption, and acceptance
  • Aged care and the aging population
  • Regional, geographical, and public-health perspectives
  • Technology implications
  • Cloud applications

The book collates emerging and diverse mHealth applications into a single resource. The result of extensive research, the book is a collaborative effort between experts from more than 20 countries, who have been carefully reviewed and selected by the team of reviewers. It takes a multidisciplinary approach to health informatics and provides a roadmap to current and future directions of mHealth.


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