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July 14, 2016

Greater privacy, security measures needed to protect patient info in mobile health tech

With over two-thirds of US adults owning a smartphone, and the rise in miniaturized sensors that are used for remote health monitoring, mobile health (mHealth) is beginning to experience a boom. While the technology has the potential to expand access to services, and improve personal wellness and public health, such benefits may not be fully realized unless greater privacy and security measures are implemented. Read more from Dartmouth.