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93% believe EHR-connected mHealth apps benefit patient care | EHRintelligence.com

More than ninety percent of the 650 physicians polled believe that mHealth apps have the potential to improve patient outcomes, and an equal amount would like to see apps give patients the ability to upload data into their personal EHR file. Eighty-nine percent would recommend an app to a patient in the future. The ability to send patients reminders and alerts topped the mHealth wish list for respondents, followed by allowing patients to access their PHI from mobile devices, making it easier for patients to conduct administrative tasks like appointment scheduling, and getting more accurate self-reported data from patients on a regular basis.  Preventative care, diabetes monitoring, weight management, and medication adherence were all areas of opportunity for mHealth apps to address.

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