Doctors waste a lot of time playing phone tag with other healthcare providers. Sometimes it would be more efficient to send a text, but without secure messaging, patient health information could be compromised.
In the warm weather, more patients will be venturing into woodland areas across the U.S. as well as abroad. This increased exposure to areas where ticks thrive raises the risk for contracting tickborne illness.
Many patients and doctors see the value in using a mobile health application or device as part of a healthy lifestyle. But there are more than 100,000 mobile health apps and devices on the market today. So, how do you weed out the good from the bad?