Does your patient have a medical problem or question? The chances are that they have gone on the internet or used an mobile phone application to get more information. In additon, many emergency departments and physicians use various mobile phone technology in their medical practice. Mobile Health technology aka mHealth is becoming prevalent as our society become more technolgically advanced. What most don't know is that most mHealth technology and apps are regulated by the FDA.
More information can be found in this article: mHealth: A Descriptive Analysis of the Technology that is Changing the Practice of Medicine http://www.emra.org/emra_articles.aspx?id=43536
A blog on this technology can be found at http://www.imedicalapps.com/