Perioperative Smartphone Apps and Devices for Patient-Centered Care

Allan F. Simpao, Arul M. Lingappan, Luis M. Ahumada, Mohamed A. Rehman, Jorge A. Gálvez

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Abstract

Smartphones have grown in ubiquity and computing power, and they play an ever-increasing role in patient-centered health care. The “medicalized smartphone” not only enables web-based access to patient health resources, but also can run patient-oriented software applications and be connected to health-related peripheral devices. A variety of patient-oriented smartphone apps and devices are available for use to facilitate patient-centered care throughout the continuum of perioperative care. Ongoing advances in smartphone technology and health care apps and devices should expand their utility for enhancing patient-centered care in the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number102
JournalJournal of Medical Systems
Volume39
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 12 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cell phones
  • Health resources
  • Internet
  • Medicalization
  • mHealth
  • Patient-centered care
  • Patient-centered medical home
  • Perioperative care
  • Perioperative surgical home

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Information Systems
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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