A Wireless Health Outcomes Monitoring System (WHOMS): development and field testing with cancer patients using mobile phones

@article{Bielli2004AWH,
  title={A Wireless Health Outcomes Monitoring System (WHOMS): development and field testing with cancer patients using mobile phones},
  author={Emilia Bielli and Fabio Carminati and Stella La Capra and Micaela Lina and Cinzia Brunelli and Marcello Tamburini},
  journal={BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={7 - 7}
}
BACKGROUND Health-Related Quality of Life assessment is widely used in clinical research, but rarely in clinical practice. Barriers including practical difficulties administering printed questionnaires have limited their use. Telehealth technology could reduce these barriers and encourage better doctor-patient interaction regarding patient symptoms and quality-of-life monitoring. The aim of this study was to develop a new system for transmitting patients' self-reported outcomes using mobile… CONTINUE READING
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