Title

Electronic imaging applications in mobile healthcare

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

1-29-2019

Department

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Center for Cyber-Physical Systems

Abstract

Information technology is changing healthcare systems in revolutionary ways; there can be no health care reform without an information revolution. One information technology that is transforming healthcare systems is mobile technology. As it develops and matures, mobile technology is having a significant impact on healthcare, and emerging mobile technologies are attracting significant attention as well as investment of time and effort among researchers and industrial developers. The combination of mobile technology with healthcare has produced an important research area called mHealth. In 2011, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, referred to mHealth as "the biggest technology breakthrough of our time" and maintained that its use would "address our greatest national challenge." Based on related research, mobile health is projected to be a 26 billion dollar industry by 2017.

Publisher's Statement

Publisher's version of record: http://spie.org/Publications/Book/2204747?SSO=1

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