MPCS: Mobile-phone based patient compliance system for chronic illness care

  title={MPCS: Mobile-phone based patient compliance system for chronic illness care},
  author={Guanling Chen and Bo Yan and Minho Shin and David Kotz and Ethan Berke},
  journal={2009 6th Annual International Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networking & Services, MobiQuitous},
More than 100 million Americans are currently living with at least one chronic health condition and expenditures on chronic diseases account for more than 75 percent of the $2.3 trillion cost of our healthcare system. To improve chronic illness care, patients must be empowered and engaged in health self-management. However, only half of all patients with chronic illness comply with treatment regimen. The self-regulation model, while seemingly valuable, needs practical tools to help patients… CONTINUE READING
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