The folks at Pew have a new report out on Mobile Health. Here’s the Overview:
The online health-information environment is going mobile. 17% of cell phone users have used their phone to look up health or medical information and 9% have software applications or “apps” on their phones that help them track or manage their health.
What are the implications of this trend for student health centers? Our own Student Health Center at NC State University is under-going a web-redesign, but there just isn’t funding for a separate mobile version at this point…that means the new design (and content) will have to be as mobile friendly as possible. Likewise, maybe we can take advantage of a new mobile initiative on campus.