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Managing Chronic Disease: There's an App for That

By providing a fast and easy way for patients and providers to communicate key health information, new mobile device applications have the potential to improve outcomes and control costs for people with chronic disease and other health conditions. A new Commonwealth Fund issue brief explores why clinical management apps—such as those that allow access to electronic health records or help monitor blood pressure or blood sugar—may be especially useful to low-income and minority patients.

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