eHealth is the application of information and communications technologies across the whole range of functions that affect the health sector. This broad definition encompasses a variety of digital applications, processes and platforms including: electronic health record systems, TeleHealth (remote medical consultation), smartphone apps, remote monitoring devices and biosensors, computer algorithms and analytical tools to inform decision making. These essentially aim to use digital technology to improve the collection, management and distribution of data and information. Mobile health (mHealth) is a sub-segment of eHealth and covers medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices. Most of all, it includes the use of mobile communication devices in health and well-being services and information purposes as well as mobile health applications.
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