Telehealth – Mobile Health/mHealth
Any form of communication technology used for the purpose of providing health to patients is called Telehealth. Telehealth has various advantages and all that it requires are gadgets with screens that enable people to connect with one another and internet facilities.
Mobile Health: – Mobile Health or mhealth as it is referred to is one of the applications of Telehealth.
“The use of mobile and wireless technology to support the achievement of health objectives (mHealth) has the potential to transform the face of health service delivery across the globe – World Health Organization.
Usage of Mobile Health is steadily growing as health providers make use of various applications available on smartphones to help in healthcare. Call centers, toll-free telephone services, counseling centers, emergency services, etc, are some of the areas which depend on mHealth.