AIDS.gov Blog Highlights Themes From mHealth Summit
December 19, 2012
The AIDS.gov blog recaps some of the major themes of the mHealth Summit: Connecting the Mobile Health Ecosystem, which was held at the beginning of December in Washington, D.C. Some of the highlighted themes include evidence that wireless technology is effective in health programs; "[p]olicy, infrastructure, and ownership are vital"; and "[h]ealth literacy can make or break any intervention." Noting "the Summit has grown from 800 attendees to thousands" in four years, the blog adds that more information about the meeting is available online at mhealthsummit.org (12/18).
This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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