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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 2018, Article ID 1385034, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1385034
Research Article

Modeling Medical Services with Mobile Health Applications

School of Information Engineering, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Bing Liu; nc.ude.uzz@uilbei

Received 1 July 2017; Revised 11 October 2017; Accepted 4 February 2018; Published 10 April 2018

Academic Editor: Chase Wu

Copyright © 2018 Zhenfei Wang 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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