Patient-Centered Mobile Apps for Chronic Illness

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 “Patient-centeredness”….will involve some radical, unfamiliar, and disruptive shifts in control and power, out of the hands of those who give care and into the hands of those who receive it.”  – Don Berwick, Former Administrator of CMS.

 

There are a ton of health-related mobile apps on the market and in development. Some of them engage patients without involving doctors and some are aimed at doctors and not at patients. In order to be considered an app that supports the patient-centered medical home, I believe that it is crucial that the app strengthen the connection between the patient and the doctor and/or the care team.

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