Clinical pediatrics

Opportunities for and Barriers to Using Smartphones for Health Education Among Families at an Urban Primary Care Clinic.

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Jan 01, 0000

Mobile technology is omnipresent in society. Though studies suggest increased rates of smartphone accessibility, current access and barriers to smartphone usage at urban primary care clinics remains unclear.

Comparison of Office-Based Versus Outsourced Immunization Recall Services.

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Oct 31, 2016

OBJECTIVE: Given poor use of recall in primary care practices, we compared outsourced versus office-based recall systems.

Smartphone Use Among Postpartum Women and Implications for Personal Health Record Utilization.

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Oct 31, 2016

Personal health records (PHRs) have the potential to improve incomplete health records. However, internet access through traditional methods may be limited for populations most at risk for fragmented care.

Texts for Talking: Evaluation of a Mobile Health Program Addressing Speech and Language Delay.

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Sep 16, 2016

Speech and language delays are common developmental disorders that can lead to long-term academic and psychosocial impairments. Affected families often benefit from instruction in cultivating a language-rich home environment.

Tweeting to Health: A Novel mHealth Intervention Using Fitbits and Twitter to Foster Healthy Lifestyles.

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Jun 18, 2016

We developed and pilot tested a mHealth intervention, "Tweeting to Health," which used Fitbits, Twitter, and gamification to facilitate support for healthy lifestyle changes in overweight/obese (OW) and healthy weight (HW) young adults.

Office-based interventions for recognizing abnormal pediatric blood pressures.

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May 28, 2010

Interventions to improve pediatric blood pressure (BP) screening have not been well studied. The authors measured staff acceptance of 2 simple in-office interventions and measured the effect on physician recognition of elevated BP measurements.

Pilot and feasibility test of adolescent-controlled text messaging reminders.

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Feb 08, 2012

PURPOSE: This pilot study assessed the feasibility, acceptability, and utility of a text messaging system that allowed teenagers with asthma to generate and control medical reminders sent to their mobile phones.

Screening children for autism in an urban clinic using an electronic M-CHAT.

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Dec 19, 2012

BACKGROUND: The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) is a screening tool for autism spectrum disorders in the clinic. However, the follow-up questions in the M-CHAT are difficult to implement on a paper format.

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