Mobile Future

Improving Health Management With Wireless

A recent study by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies examines how wireless technology can help improve our health, particularly in minority communities.  The study, “Minorities, Mobile Broadband and the Management of Chronic Disease,” highlights the use of mobile devices and applications to help manage chronic diseases that disproportionately affect African Americans and Latinos. The study points out that as minorities lead the United States in smartphone adoption, mobile applications that address chronic disease management increases users access to vital health information.

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