5 Questions about Mobile Heath (mHealth) and defining what it is

1. How is Telehealth related to mHealth?

With the emergence of mHealth, telehealth has become a sub-category inside the definition of mHealth. Based on the fact that telehealth has been around for an extended period of time, it is going to take a longer period of time for people to not separate the two due familiarity with the term “Telehealth”.  But just like most of the population referred to copies as a “Xerox” for decades, over time the term “copies” have come back to popularity.  I believe that the same scenario will play out here if a better term for Telehealth is not established.

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