The National Institutes of Health is setting a goal of providing rigorous evidence for using some types of mobile healthcare technologies to enhance health promotion and disease prevention.

NIH has included this target in its 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, particularly focusing on tools or interventions for chronic diseases. This new goal set by the federal health research organization is significant because it has a long history of supporting mHealth research through grants that aim to contribute to the evidence base for the use of mobile technology.

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