November 16, 2012
This week, the Cochrane Library published a review of mobile messaging-based smoking cessation interventions. The report found that, based on five studies, with a total of more than 9,000 participants, smokers who used mobile messaging interventions were twice as likely to make it six months without smoking than those who didn't.
"We can’t say from the result that this means all text messaging...
November 2, 2011
ONC National Health IT Coordinator Dr. Farzad Mostashari
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is conducting a series of focus groups to gauge consumer opinion on privacy and security of mobile health technologies.
ONC's Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, which is running the focus groups, is looking to "explore the attitudes and preferences of a diverse...