Mobile Health (mHealth) and Patient-Reported Outcomes

As the use of PROs in both research and routine patient care has grown, so has the use of mobile technologies (such as smartphones, tablet computers, and portable or wearable medical devices). These technologies, known collectively as “mobile health” AcademyHealth logoor “mHealth” devices present a wide array of challenges and opportunities for medical research. The links below provide access to a series of short video segments on mHealth technologies that were adapted from a larger web seminar sponsored by AcademyHealth and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and used here with kind permission from AcademyHealth: