MHWG Definition, Scope and Context

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Mobile Health Definition

Mobile Health (mHealth) is the use of communication between mobile devices to other devices for the purpose of Healthcare and patient well-being.

Mobile Devices are electronic communication devices that communicate wirelessly.

 Examples:  mobile phones, smart phones and tablet computers. 

Health Care Devices special purpose medical devices used for healthcare.

 Examples:  pacemaker, glucose meter and blood pressure meter.


  • Matthew Graham (Team Lead)