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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 871925, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/871925
Research Article

Using Mobile Health to Support the Chronic Care Model: Developing an Institutional Initiative

1Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
2Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
3College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
4Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
5University of Chicago Health Plan, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, USA

Received 10 August 2012; Revised 29 September 2012; Accepted 19 October 2012

Academic Editor: Kamal Jethwani

Copyright © 2012 Shantanu Nundy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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