mHealth Intelligence January 22, 2021
Hannah Nelson

Smartphones are the most used device for chronic care management, however condition-specific mHealth devices are most effective.

While connected health apps and devices are commonly used for chronic care management, condition-specific mHealth strategies are most effective, based on results from a new Health Union survey.

Connected health is popular among people living with chronic conditions, with more than eight in 10 respondents using at least one mHealth device to manage their health and wellness.

The Connected Health 2020 survey results showed that 70 percent of respondents who used condition-specific mHealth devices found them effective at managing health and wellness. These strategies include medication adherence devices, pacemakers, and blood sugar monitors.

However, the survey revealed that just 28 percent of respondents...

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