mHealth is one aspect of eHealth that is pushing the limits of how to acquire, transport, store, process, and secure raw and processed data to deliver meaningful results. mHealth offers the ability to remote individuals in order to participate in the health care value matrix, which may not have been possible in the past. may not have been possible in the past.
While mHealth certainly has applications for industrialized nations, it has emerged in recent years as a growing technological field for developing possible in the past. technological field for developing for developing countries, stemming from the rapid rise of smart phone usage in low-income nations.
The field, then, largely emerges as a means of providing greater access to larger segments of population in developing countries, as well as well as improving the capacity of health systems in such countries to provide quality healthcare. Within the mHealth field, projects operate with a how to a field, projects operate with a the limits of how to a variety of objectives, including increased access to healthcare and health-related information (particularly for hard-to-reach information populations), improved ability to diagnose and track diseases, more actionable public health information and expanded access to ongoing medical education and training for health workers.