Mobile healthcare and mhealth apps for people with disabilities

Conference Paper

This paper provides an overview and background information related to the mHealth technology landscape specific for the ICCHP 2018 Special Thematic Session of the same title. Specifically, it contains: (1) an overview of mHealth including a working definition, its broad scope on healthcare, and its current state for people with disabilities; (2) types of mHealth technologies; (3) the availability of mobile health apps designed for people with disabilities; (4) the state of the art of the effectiveness of mHealth apps for people with disabilities; and, (5) a review of emerging trends in mHealth technology development and its adoption.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • DeRuyter, F; Jones, M

Published Date

  • January 1, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10897 LNCS /

Start / End Page

  • 449 - 456

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1611-3349

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0302-9743

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783319942735

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-319-94274-2_65

Citation Source

  • Scopus