Patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease suffer from long-term quality-of-life issues. Be He@lthy, Be Mobile — A Handbook on How to Implement mBreatheFreely helps policy-makers and health-care leaders develop and implement the mBreatheFreely initiative, which uses mobile devices to communicate health information that improves patients’ lives.
As life expectancy increases, mobile phones can help older people prevent or manage physical and mental decline. Be He@lthy, Be Mobile — A Handbook on How to Implement mAgeing guides health-care organizations in using text messaging to motivate people to make lifestyle decisions that could stop or reduce problems such as cognitive impairment, loss of mobility or declines in vision and hearing.
Artificial intelligence is beginning to have an impact on healthcare around the world. This ITU report focuses on the implementation of ICT infrastructure in the sector and global standards on smart technologies for healthcare providers.