Calif. Scientists Tap Mobile Phones for Health Research
Several California researchers are developing technology to help consumers participate in clinical trials and manage their health using smartphones. For example, UCLA computer scientist Deborah Estrin founded Open mHealth to provide an infrastructure for mobile medical applications. The project is being used in numerous pilot studies on various health conditions.
- "Calif. Researchers Create Apps for Health Studies" (Ghose, California Watch, 9/7).