How are apps useful for health?
For people who are suddenly faced with a chronic illness, it is a stressful and confusing time. Patients want to get the most information about their condition and how to manage it. Many of these people are put on several medications that need to be taken consistently. There are several applications available to help get organized and informed. Patients can use these applications to keep track of their medical history and medications. There are applications that can help manage proper food consumption and sleep patterns. Medication adherence and proper nutrition play vital roles in keeping patients at their healthiest. It is an easy way to keep medical information safe. Information is put directly into the app and can be accessed easily. No fumbling in a purse for that med list or forgetting paperwork at home. This information is readily available on a smartphone and in most cases, has already been sent to the physician.