'Killer app' could change the game

October 2010
Chain Drug Review;10/25/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p28
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The article reports on the Deloitte Issue Brief issued by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions which suggests that the use of mobile technology and personal health records (PHRs) can lower the cost of the health care system in the U.S.


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