Lately we’ve focused on discussing how providers can embrace the mobile technology world and we’ve been advocating for the use of mobile apps and electronic devices within patient care. Today I want to discuss the other side of that coin: patient stigma toward the use of mobile apps for sensitive issues.
Not only do mHealth resources need to be engaging, factually accurate, and useful, they need to be usable. What is the difference between useful and usable you ask? Please allow me to step onto my soapbox.
Did you know that May is National Mental Health Month? During this month, organizations across our nation are making efforts to follow the president’s proclamation to improve the mental health of our citizens, both in and out of uniform. Taking a personal part in this effort is easier than you may think. All you have to do is answer a challenge.
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