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Harnessing the potential of mobile health apps

June 28, 2016

CBC News | June. 27, 2016

Mobile health apps on our cell­phones can hold a wealth of help­ful infor­ma­tion to take bet­ter care of our­selves, but fam­i­ly doc­tors still face bar­ri­ers har­ness­ing the poten­tial. Of the explo­sion of 165,000 health apps now avail­able, 36 account for half of down­loads, said Emi­ly Seto, an engi­neer and health tech­nol­o­gy spe­cial­ist at the Cen­tre for Glob­al eHealth Inno­va­tion at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to. Read more.