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Great article on how mHealth apps & smartphones are helping people all over the world.
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"A mobile health project in Ethiopia gives any health worker with a smartphone access to the information they need to deal with emergencies during childbirth. Now it's being scaled up to reach 10,000 health workers across Africa and Southeast Asia by 2017".
Check out this interesting article on the Smartphones and mHealth:
"Smartphones are being handed out to boost communications between caregivers; distributed to patients for remote and telehealth programs for follow-up and medical monitoring needs; doled out to expectant mothers to stem pre-term births; issued to teens learning how to best manage diabetes; provided to those suffering from mental health issues; and now benefiting from real time texts of support and caregiver response."
Interesting article on how mHealth
continues to change the game!
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Check out this interesting article on the key to continued
growth and use of mHealth:
Cardiologist: True Value of mHealth Lies in Behavior Change Not Diagnostics
"On the behavior change side, I think that's where the real opportunity lies," he says, noting that changing patient behavior in chronic diseases like diabetes, heart failure and others can actually bend the cost curve.
The best applications and best devices for doctors are the ones that his physician extenders can use - nurses, medical assistants, registered dietitians - because you got to realize the point that ACA is going toward value-based medicine,"
You always have to have standards.
"Many times, integrating mHealth technologies into an existing network means implementing a patchwork solution that cobbles disparate hardware and software together into something that mostly works. Or it might require considerable manual intervention to ensure the system functions adequately in an environment where devices can't communicate with each other. Neither circumstance is optimal in situations where the quality of patient care is on the line."
Interesting article on the impact of
wearable tech on Health technology!
".... people are deeply interested in knowing about their bodies and eager to take action to improve health and wellness."
Things are about to get even more interesting in the
world of mHealth!
"The mHealth market is poised to explode into consumer consciousness as Apple, Google, and Samsung all start to hype their entries into the "quantified self" ecosystem: