Reviews and opinion pieces

mHealth Possibilities in a Changing World. Distribution of Global Cell Phone Subscriptions

Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine

“(mHealth) is changing the way patients are accessing healthcare worldwide.

Mobile cellular network coverage is growing to the point of ubiquity and mobile devices are advancing continually in to more sophisticated hand held computers…”

Journal MTM 2:1:22-25 2013


How the smartphone is driving the eye-health imaging revolution

Expert Review of Ophthalmology

“We review the latest progress in creating ophthalmic imaging devices based around smartphones, which are readily available to most practicing ophthalmologists and other medical professionals…”

Expert Review of Ophthalmology, 9:6, 475-485


iPhones for eye surgeons


“In a survey of mobile phone ownership, 99% of health professionals own a mobile phone, with 81% of these being a smartphone…”

Eye 26, 343–354 (2012)


Mobile health use in low- and high-income countries: an overview of the peer-reviewed literature

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

“The evolution of mobile phone technology has introduced new possibilities to the field of medicine. Combining technological advances with medical expertise has led to the use of mobile phones in all healthcare areas including diagnostics, telemedicine, research, reference libraries and interventions…”

J R Soc Med. 2013 Apr; 106(4): 130–142


Towards a workflow driven design for mHealth devices within temporary eye clinics 

Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015 37th Annual International Conference […]

“Only a small minority of mobile healthcare technologies that have been successful in pilot studies have subsequently been integrated into healthcare systems. Understanding the reasons behind this discrepancy is crucial if such technologies are to be adopted. We believe that the mismatch is due to a breakdown in the relation between technical soundness of the original mobile health (mHealth) device design, and integration into healthcare provision workflows…”

Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE


Helpful developments and technologies for school eye health programmes.

Morjaria P, Bastawrous A.

Community Eye Health. 2017;30(98):34-36.

PMID: 29070926 Free PMC article.