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mHealth Webinar Resources & References

Originated by: Susan Eno Collins

Submitted: 04 Oct 2013

Last updated on: 4 Oct 2013

Related Health Topics:

Jay Bernhardt, PhD, MPH presented statistics and resources for mHealth Education at 10/3/13 webinar

The webinar gave a comprehensive overview of mHealth education including: 
  • The current evidence supporting the use of mHealth programs and interventis
  • The strengths and limitations of mHealth applications for behavior change
  • Future mHealth developments that may support health education goals
​To view the archive of the webinar, go to mHealth Education archive

References provided during the webinar

Mobile device ownership and use

Wireless at home

Device Ownership

Children and Adults with Wireless

Activities people do with cell phones

Number of SMS sent in a day

Adult smartphone ownership

Worldwide mobile phone ownership

Device ownership by gender

App use:
Use of apps: Citation 1
Use of apps: Citation 2
Use of apps: Citation 3
Use of apps: Citation 4

Smartphone features for education

HCPs as digital omnivores

Top apps used by HCPs

Global mHealth Adoption

FDA Guidance on Apps

Consumer Apps

Citations: Evidence Supporting mHealth Use
Cassimatis, M. & Kavanagh, D.J. (2012). Effects of type 2 diabetes behavioural telehealth interventions on glycaemic control and adherence: a systematic review. Telemedicine and Telecare, 18, 8, 447-450

Tamrat & Kachnowski (2011) Special Delivery: An analysis of mHealth in maternal and newborn health programs and their outcomes around the world. MCHJ
Hasvold & Wooton (2011) Use of telephone and SMS reminders to improve attendance at hospital appointments: A systematic review. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare.
Krishna et al. (2009) Healthcare via Cell Phones: A Systematic Review, Telemedicine and e-Health
Fjeldsoe et al. (2009) Behavior change interventions delivered by mobile telephone short-message service. AJPM.

Cole-Lewis & Kershaw (2010) Text messaging as a tool for behavior change in disease prevention and management. Epidemiologic Review
Holtz & Lauckner (2012) Diabetes Management via Mobile Phones: A Systematic Review, Telemedicine and e-Health

Head, K.J., et al. (2013). Efficacy of text messaging-based interventions for health promotion: A meta-analysis, Social Science and Medicine, 97, 41-48

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