The emerging role of cell phone technology in ambulatory care.

  title={The emerging role of cell phone technology in ambulatory care.},
  author={Peter Boland},
  journal={The Journal of ambulatory care management},
  volume={30 2},
  • Peter Boland
  • Published 2007 in The Journal of ambulatory care management
Three factors are coinciding to reshape the ambulatory care market: chronic disease prevalence, workforce shortages, and the availability of cell phone technology with very high consumer penetration. These factors will disproportionately drive the business strategies and practices of ambulatory care providers, payers, and delivery systems this decade. Market dynamics are driving the healthcare industry to adopt new strategies to deal with the swelling prevalence of chronic disease. Healthcare… CONTINUE READING
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