Older adults and technology: in telehealth, they may not be who you think they are.

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When we established an emergency department-based telemedicine program, we assumed that many older patients would be skeptical of the new technology and choose not to participate. Our assumption was incorrect.

Timeliness of notification systems for infectious diseases: A systematic literature review.

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INTRODUCTION: Timely notification of infectious diseases is crucial for prompt response by public health services. Adequate notification systems facilitate timely notification.

Merging Digital Medicine and Economics: Two Moving Averages Unlock Biosignals for Better Health.

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Algorithm development in digital medicine necessitates ongoing knowledge and skills updating to match the current demands and constant progression in the field.

WhatsApp: A Real-Time Tool to Reduce the Knowledge Gap and Share the Best Clinical Practices in Psoriasis.

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BACKGROUND: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects around 100 million people worldwide. The burden of disease is high, but more recent therapies show promising results. Clinicians need, however, more training in the use of such therapies.

Mobile phone use among patients and health workers to enhance primary healthcare: A qualitative study in rural South Africa.

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Jan 01, 0000

Mobile phones have the potential to improve access to healthcare information and services in low-resourced settings. This study investigated the use of mobile phones among patients with chronic diseases, pregnant women, and health workers to enhance primary healthcare in rural South Africa.

Teledermatology in the United States: An Update in a Dynamic Era.

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BACKGROUND: Teledermatology is rapidly advancing in the United States. The last comprehensive survey of U.S. teledermatology programs was conducted in 2011.

INTRODUCTION: This article provides an update regarding the state of teledermatology programs in the United States.

Video or In-Clinic Consultation? Selection of Attributes as Preparation for a Discrete Choice Experiment Among Key Stakeholders.

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INTRODUCTION: Video consultations (VCs) provide increased accessibility of primary care to remote areas and overall improved care for chronic patients. They also contribute to higher patient satisfaction and improved resource management.

Activating Technology for Connected Health in Cancer: Protocol for a Research and Training Program.

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BACKGROUND: As cancer survival rates increase, the challenge of ensuring that cancer survivors reclaim their quality of life (QoL) becomes more important. This paper outlines the research element of a research and training program that is designed to do just that.

"Text It" program to track falls in patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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Jan 01, 0000

Introduction: Falls are a significant problem among older adults with Alzheimer's disease, leading to high rates of fracture, hospitalization, and death. Tracking falls in older adults, particularly those with cognitive impairment, is a clinical and research challenge.

A Novel mHealth Approach for a Patient-Centered Medication and Health Management System in Taiwan: Pilot Study.

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BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) apps have recently demonstrated the potential to engage and empower people to improve their own health.

Improving telestroke treatment times through a quality improvement initiative in a Singapore emergency department.

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Jan 01, 0000

INTRODUCTION: Telestroke allows for remote determination of suitability for treatment with thrombolysis in patients with acute ischaemic stroke. However, this approach is time-dependent and most centres have yet to achieve the recommended treatment times.

Feasibility and Efficacy of a Parent-Focused, Text Message-Delivered Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Behavior in 2- to 4-Year-Old Children (Mini Movers): Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Despite public health guidelines to limit sedentary behavior, many young children spend large amounts of time sedentary (eg, screen and sitting time) during waking hours.

Mobile Phone Apps for Behavioral Interventions for At-Risk Drinkers in Australia: Literature Review.

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BACKGROUND: The mobile technology era has ushered in the use of mobile phone apps for behavioral intervention for at-risk drinkers.

Time to Work Out! Examining the Behavior Change Techniques and Relevant Theoretical Mechanisms that Predict the Popularity of Fitness Mobile Apps with Chinese-Language User Interfaces.

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Eyeing the huge potential mHealth market in China, developers both inside and outside of China have created an increasing number of fitness mobile applications with Chinese-language user interfaces.

Confronting system barriers for ST- elevation MI in low and middle income countries with a focus on India.

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Jan 01, 0000

Our previous research found seven specific factors that cause system delays in ST-elevation Myocardial infarction management in developing countries. These delays, in conjunction with a lack of organized STEMI systems of care, result in inefficient processes to treat AMI in developing countries.

Mental health apps in a college setting: openness, usage, and attitudes.

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Jan 01, 0000

Background: The ubiquity of smartphones and the development of mental health apps (MHAs) calls for evaluation of consumers' attitudes towards and usage of MHAs.

Integration of eHealth Tools in the Process of Workplace Health Promotion: Proposal for Design and Implementation.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Electronic health (eHealth) and mobile health (mHealth) tools can support and improve the whole process of workplace health promotion (WHP) projects. However, several challenges and opportunities have to be considered while integrating these tools in WHP projects.

Psychotherapy and Genetic Neuroscience: An Emerging Dialog.

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Recent research in psychiatric genetics has led to a move away from simple diathesis-stress models to more complex models of psychopathology incorporating a focus on gene-environment interactions and epigenetics.

Ensemble of shape functions and support vector machines for the estimation of discrete arm muscle activation from external biceps 3D point clouds.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Muscle activation level is currently being captured using impractical and expensive devices which make their use in telemedicine settings extremely difficult.

Use of Home-Based Medical Care and Disparities.

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Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVES: To examine the volume of home-based medical care (HBMC) visits made to frail older adults between 2011 and 2014 and sex, racial, ethnic, frailty-related comorbidity, and geographic disparities in HBMC use.

DESIGN: Observational study using secondary data.

Telestroke for the Newly Minted Vascular Neurologist.

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mHealth Self-Report Monitoring in Competitive Middle- and Long-Distance Runners: Qualitative Study of Long-Term Use Intentions Using the Technology Acceptance Model.

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BACKGROUND: International middle- and long-distance running competitions attract millions of spectators in association with city races, world championships, and Olympic Games.

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