Delivery of Health Care

Aligning health information technologies with effective service delivery models to improve chronic disease care.

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Aug 06, 2014

OBJECTIVE: Healthcare reforms in the United States, including the Affordable Care and HITECH Acts, and the NCQA criteria for the Patient Centered Medical Home have promoted health information technology (HIT) and the integration of general medical and mental health services.

eHealth and mHealth initiatives in Bangladesh: a scoping study.

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Jun 27, 2014

BACKGROUND: The health system of Bangladesh is haunted by challenges of accessibility and affordability. Despite impressive gains in many health indicators, recent evidence has raised concerns regarding the utilization, quality and equity of healthcare.

An emerging model of maternity care: smartphone, midwife, doctor?

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Mar 24, 2014

BACKGROUND: Mobile technology in the form of the smartphone is widely used, particularly in pregnancy and they are an increasing and influential source of information.

Mobile phone support for rural health workers in Nepal through 'celemedicine'.

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Jun 09, 2014

Globally, there is a shortage of health workers in rural areas. Effective health systems depend on having sufficient, accessible health workers with the right skills.

Promise and challenges with the use of mobile applications to support and improve patient care: an industry perspective.

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Apr 21, 2014

Mobile applications represent an immense opportunity to support and improve patient health care, as the scope and functionality of medical apps are enabling physicians and patients to manage care in new, fast, and personalized ways.

The FDA's role in the development of medical mobile applications.

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Apr 21, 2014

The use of mobile apps is revolutionizing health-care delivery and has the potential to transform health care by allowing doctors to diagnose patients with potentially life-threatening conditions outside traditional health-care settings, as well as helping consumers manage their own health and we

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