The American journal of the medical sciences

Assessing Mobile Health Capacity and Task Shifting Strategies to Improve Hypertension Among Ghanaian Stroke Survivors.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: There has been a tremendous surge in stroke prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. Hypertension (HTN), the most potent, modifiable risk factor for stroke, is a particular challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.

Telemedicine in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Publication Date: 
Jan 20, 2017

OBJECTIVE: To explore a model of Internet-based integrated management of diabetes, we established a remote diabetes medical service platform (U-Healthcare) and evaluated its effectiveness and practicality.

Missed Appointments in a Breast Clinic: Patient-Related Factors.

Publication Date: 
Oct 25, 2016

BACKGROUND: Missed appointments are problematic because they occupy an appointment that could have been used by another patient and represent lost resources for the hospital system. The objective of this study was to determine patient-related factors associated with missed appointments.

The Promise of Information and Communication Technology in Healthcare: Extracting Value From the Chaos.

Publication Date: 
Jan 24, 2016

Healthcare is an information business with expanding use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Current ICT tools are immature, but a brighter future looms.

Improving diabetes management with mobile health technology.

Publication Date: 
Mar 27, 2013

Diabetes affects 25.8 million persons in the United States, and these persons make more than 35 million ambulatory care visits annually. Yet, less than half of persons with diabetes meet the recommended levels of A1C, blood pressure and lipid control.