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1 The effect of Mobile Health Services on Health Care Systems: a new Paradigm in the United State of America Name Institution Course Instructor Date of Submission
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2 1. Introduction The level of healthcare delivery services across developed countries such as the United State of America has been transformed through the use of Information and communication technology (ICTs). The accessibility and affordability of Healthcare delivery services have been made easier due to the introduction of ICT inform of mobile technology applications (World Health Organization, 2010). These applications have enabled various organizations in the United State of America to deliver quality and cost-effective care to both low and middle-income countries (Florez-Arango, Iyengar, Dunn, Zhang, 2011). As a result, many global health analysts have come up with an interest to unveil the myth behind the emergence of a new paradigm in the United State of America based on the mobile health services. Mobile health also known as mHealth is defined as a public and medical health practice that incorporates the use of mobile devices such as patient monitoring devices, mobile phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs) as well as wireless devices (DeRenzi, et al. 2012). The work of mHealth application is to ease monitoring processes of patients. Texts messages are simultaneously sent by the mHealth application to patients with an aim of reminding them to take their medications on a timely basis (Reza, Sajadi & Danehzan, 2014). Mobile health application also is used to provide maintenance health suggestions to pregnant patients as well as in war- ravaged places (Pitt, Roberts & Checchi, 2012). In the United States of America, mobile phones have been considerably used as a means to provide relevant information to people in the health sector. The use of SMS messages has been an example used by this country to steer up the government health education program for years now. By the help of the most leading mobile phone operators, the USA government has entered into a partnership with this broadcast operator
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3 to provide SMS messages at no additional cost to mobile subscribers (Braun, Catalani., Wimbush
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