Showing Patients the Bigger Mobile Health Picture

October 14, 2014
Guest Blogger

Pharmaceutical Executive

To understand just how far mobile and digital technology can truly influence progress in global healthcare, we first need to form the foundation of the discussion with a few rudimentary facts.

To understand just how far mobile and digital technology can truly influence progress in global healthcare, we first need to form the foundation of the discussion with a few rudimentary facts.

  • Clinical research (“a branch of medical science in human beings”) is critical to healthcare.

  • All patients are human beings.

  • All stakeholders are current or potential patients.

  • All stakeholders therefore have a vested interest in progression of healthcare.

Our current healthcare model is evolving, slowly but surely. How this progression is defined, and how mobile and digital technology can help to speed this along, is explored in this Applied Clinical Trials article by Judith Teall.