Information technology has a transformation power and it enables to conquer complexity. Public health system is very complex. Recently with a wide spread of mobile technology globally, public and private health systems have also seen its rapid growth and integration targeting to reduce the existing complexity, costs, human errors and as a result to simplify the processes, increase health professionals mobility and improve patient outcomes. The aim of this paper is to review the overall socio-economic impact, benefits and challenges of mobile technology integration into the public health system for all the stakeholders and to identify whether it simplifies their existing problems or “complexifies” them.
|Publication status||Published - 2014|