Special Issue "Mobile Health"
A special issue of Journal of Personalized Medicine (ISSN 2075-4426).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2014)
Dr. Maged N. Kamel Boulos
Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
Phone: +44 (0)1752 586530
Interests: medical and health informatics; including telehealthcare/eHealth; geographic informatics; 3D virtual worlds and virtual globes (mirror worlds); web 2.0; e-learning
This special issue of JPM is dedicated to the field mHealth (mobile health) and its applications (including 'mobile apps'). Mobile health refers to using small form-factor, Internet-enabled devices, such as feature phones, smartphones, PDAs (personal digital assistants)/palmtops and tablets, in the professional practice of clinical medicine and public health. The applications also extend to supporting clinical students (undergraduates and postgraduates) in their education and CPD (continuing professional development), as well as supporting lay people (patients, carers and the wider general public) in various scenarios related to health, lifestyle management and disease, particularly long-term (chronic) conditions. We welcome manuscripts addressing this important topic of mHealth and any of its various applications and apps, including papers investigating design and user acceptance issues (for various end user groups/age groups, etc.), papers reporting the development of novel mHealth systems and services, evaluation studies, papers on mHealth in low-resource settings, etc.
Dr. Maged N. Kamel Boulos
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Personalized Medicine is an international peer-reviewed Open Access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. For the first couple of issues the Article Processing Charge (APC) will be waived for well-prepared manuscripts. English correction and/or formatting fees of 250 CHF (Swiss Francs) will be charged in certain cases for those articles accepted for publication that require extensive additional formatting and/or English corrections.
J. Pers. Med. 2014, 4(3), 412-423; doi:10.3390/jpm4030412
Received: 1 February 2014; in revised form: 19 June 2014 / Accepted: 23 June 2014 / Published: 18 July 2014| PDF Full-text (813 KB) | HTML Full-text | XML Full-text
Review: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Mobile Devices and Weight Loss with an Intervention Content Analysis
J. Pers. Med. 2014, 4(3), 311-385; doi:10.3390/jpm4030311
Received: 17 February 2014; in revised form: 28 May 2014 / Accepted: 28 May 2014 / Published: 30 June 2014| PDF Full-text (1979 KB) | HTML Full-text | XML Full-text
J. Pers. Med. 2014, 4(2), 245-281; doi:10.3390/jpm4020245
Received: 20 February 2014; in revised form: 23 April 2014 / Accepted: 6 May 2014 / Published: 4 June 2014| PDF Full-text (1960 KB) | HTML Full-text | XML Full-text
Article: Impact of Information Technology on the Therapy of Type-1 Diabetes: A Case Study of Children and Adolescents in Germany
J. Pers. Med. 2014, 4(2), 200-217; doi:10.3390/jpm4020200
Received: 13 January 2014; in revised form: 26 March 2014 / Accepted: 1 April 2014 / Published: 16 April 2014| PDF Full-text (1244 KB) | HTML Full-text | XML Full-text
J. Pers. Med. 2014, 4(1), 88-101; doi:10.3390/jpm4010088
Received: 13 January 2014; in revised form: 28 February 2014 / Accepted: 28 February 2014 / Published: 19 March 2014| PDF Full-text (647 KB) | HTML Full-text | XML Full-text | Supplementary Files
Last update: 24 July 2014