What You Need To Know About Health IT Apps

Staff Writer | Nextgov | December 17, 2013

With health care in your pocket, the doctor is always in.

The Veterans Affairs Department has begun rolling out custom-designed medical apps as part of a larger effort to make health care something patients can carry in their pockets.  Apps could be used to help with self-help strategies, patient participation, and could be new tools for the doctors themselves.  Ultimately, the introduction of apps could transform the way doctors and patients interact, and dramatically change the health care system as it exists today.