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Mobile apps for treatment of speech disorders in children: An evidence-based analysis of quality and efficacy.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Recently there has been exponential growth in mobile health (mHealth) applications (apps) for children with speech disorders. A challenge for health professionals and families is knowing how to find high quality apps that are therapeutically beneficial.

Effect of self-monitoring on long-term patient engagement with mobile health applications.

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Despite the growing adoption of the mobile health (mHealth) applications (apps), few studies address concerns with low retention rates. This study aimed to investigate how the usage patterns of mHealth app functions affect user retention.

Using mHealth to improve tuberculosis case identification and treatment initiation in South Africa: Results from a pilot study.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis (TB) incidence in South Africa is among the highest globally. Initial loss to follow-up (ILFU), defined as not starting on TB treatment within 28 days of testing positive, is undermining control efforts.

Impact of smartphone-assisted prenatal home visits on women's use of facility delivery: Results from a cluster-randomized trial in rural Tanzania.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: About half of births in rural Tanzania are assisted by skilled providers. Point-of-care mobile phone applications hold promise in boosting job support for community health workers aiming to ensure safe motherhood through increased facility delivery awareness, access and uptake.

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

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Jan 01, 0000

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

Assessing the perspectives of users and beneficiaries of a community health worker mHealth tracking system for mothers and children in Rwanda.

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Jan 01, 0000

INTRODUCTION: Mobile Health (mHealth) programs have increasingly been used to tackle maternal and child health problems in low and middle income countries. However, few studies have evaluated how these programs have been perceived by intended users and beneficiaries.

Feasibility of Electronic Health Information and Surveillance System (eHISS) for disease symptom monitoring: A case of rural Ghana.

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Jan 01, 0000

INTRODUCTION: The current surge of mobile phone use in many African countries creates the opportunity to provide caregivers with limited access to the health care system with vital health recommendations.

The Health-e Babies App for antenatal education: Feasibility for socially disadvantaged women.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: The use of mobile technology such as phone applications (apps) has been proposed as an efficient means of providing health and clinical information in a variety of healthcare settings.

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