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Use of eHealth and mHealth technology by persons with multiple sclerosis.

08:00 EDT 2nd October 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Use of eHealth and mHealth technology by persons with multiple sclerosis."

Health communication has evolved substantially over the last few years as the field of electronic health (eHealth) technologies has emerged. It is unknown what demographic and clinical characteristics are associated with use of eHealth technologies in MS. As these technologies are more widely adopted in health settings, it is important that health care providers understand who is using them, and to recognize potential disparities if they exist.

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Name: Multiple sclerosis and related disorders
ISSN: 2211-0356
Pages: 13-19

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