2019 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET)
Medical care -- Information technology, Medical care -- Data processing, Medical informatics, Health services administration -- Information technology, Information storage and retrieval systems -- Medical care, Telecommunication in medicine -- Management
Consumer empowerment has gained a significant attention in the medical field recently, and despite the ambiguity of its definitions, elements and measurement tools, it is apparent that mobile and other communication technology can play a major role in keeping patients informed, involved and empowered. This paper aims to explore methods by which mobile applications contribute to consumer empowerment and allowed enhanced patient control over their health.
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A. S. Alhomod and S. Alzahrani, "Patient Empowerment via Mobile Personal Health Records and Mobile Health Applications: A Review of the Current Use," 2019 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland, OR, USA, 2019, pp. 1-4.