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Do-it-yourself healthcare: the current landscape, prospects and consequences.

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The wider availability and increasing use of mHealth tools - covering health applications, smartphone plug-ins and gadgets is significant for healthcare. This trend epitomises broader trajectories in access to and delivery of healthcare, with greater consumer involvement and decentralisation. This shift may be conceptualised as 'do-it-yourself Healthcare' - allowing consumers to monitor and manage their health, and guide their healthcare consumption. Technology that enables data collection by...

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Journal:
Maturitas More from this journal
Volume:
77
Issue:
1
Pages:
37-40
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-4111
ISSN:
0378-5122
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-12-12

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