Mobile Health Technology Is Here—But Are Hospice Informal Caregivers Receptive? Academic Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Delivery of Health Care, Integrated
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Mass Screening
  • Mental Health Services
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Primary Health Care


  • A substantial majority of informal caregivers voiced receptivity to using mHealth apps and expressed interest in features that enhance communication and provide information to improve patient care. Although more research is needed to examine how to incorporate this technology into existing home hospice care, our study suggests that informal caregivers are likely to use this technology they feel will help enhance home-based EoL care delivery.

publication date

  • January 2018



  • Academic Article



  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1049909118779018

PubMed ID

  • 29862851

Additional Document Info

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  • 1049909118779018