Special issue on wearable devices and mHealth: regulatory and access issues  

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Digital health (DH) solutions include diverse categories of products: mobile health (mHealth), health information technology (IT), wearable devices, telehealth and telemedicine. The use of DH spans form prevention, to early diagnosis and better disease management. They favour patient empowerment, strengthening their role in disease management. Digital health is expected to improve outcomes and enhance efficiency, but it has raised issues in terms of clinical development and regulatory path, assessment and appraisal, procurement and appropriate use.

This special issue is focused on mHealth and wearable devices, including digital therapeutics. In particular, we invite to submit articles on this topics:

- Issues in Clinical Development
- Outcome measurement and Health Technologies Assessment
- Price, reimbursement and procurement strategies
- Patient support programs integrating mHealth/wearable devices and services to patients

We invite authors to submit full research papers, systematic reviews of the literature and points of view (including case discussions) referring to both the international and the domestic arena.

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    Guest Editor
Rosanna Tarricone PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Political Sciences, Bocconi University
Associate Dean, SDA Bocconi School of Management
ORCID ID0000-0002-2009-9357 
Scopus Author ID: 55907073400 

      Editor in Chief
Claudio Jommi, MSc
Professor of Health Care Management, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Università del Piemonte Orientale | Novara - Italy
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2862-2990
Scopus Author ID: 23100545500

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