Predrag Klasnja, Wanda Pratt
Nearly two-thirds of all U.S. adults now have smartphonespowerful personal computers that are always with their owners, are continuously connected to the Internet, are capable of running sophisticated applications, can know where their owners are and what they are doing, and can connect to a wide range of other devices, from wearable sensors to car entertainment systems. The growth of smartphones has far-reaching implications for healthcare. Simply put, smartphones and other mobile technologies might be the single most promising avenue we have to help individuals manage their health, and to do so at scale. From encouraging physical activity to…
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