Health Policy News and Views
Compiled by Benita M. Dodd
(Back after a two-week hiatus!)
Benita DoddVice President, Georgia Public Policy Foundation
There’s an app for that
: Apple’s iTunes Store has introduced a section featuring apps aimed at health care providers. Available under “Collections” on the iTunes Store home interface, the section is further divided into reference, medical education, electronic medical records, and patient monitoring and more.
: The Knowledge for Health Project, implemented by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has announced
the launch of a new Web site designed to bring together accumulated global knowledge on mHealth (mobile health) programs to offer best practices for organizations looking to harness mHealth. The site, mHealthEvidence.org