Delivery of Health Care

Mobile cloud-computing-based healthcare service by noncontact ECG monitoring.

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Dec 09, 2013

Noncontact electrocardiogram (ECG) measurement technique has gained popularity these days owing to its noninvasive features and convenience in daily life use.

Community health workers and mobile technology: a systematic review of the literature.

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Jun 18, 2013

INTRODUCTION: In low-resource settings, community health workers are frontline providers who shoulder the health service delivery burden. Increasingly, mobile technologies are developed, tested, and deployed with community health workers to facilitate tasks and improve outcomes.

A usability study of a mobile health application for rural Ghanaian midwives.

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Apr 04, 2014

INTRODUCTION: Midwives in rural Ghana work at the frontline of the health care system, where they have access to essential data about the patient population.

Diabetes professionals must seize the opportunity in mobile health.

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Dec 19, 2013

The number of diabetes management mobile applications (apps) available on the market has grown exponentially since 2009; however, most patients lack the skills necessary for finding relevant health care information. Thus, clinical best practices emphasize the need for ongoing patient education.

Implementation of m-health applications in Botswana: telemedicine and education on mobile devices in a low resource setting.

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May 22, 2013

Although Botswana has recently been categorised as an upper middle income country, it is burdened by a scarcity of resources, both human and technological. There are barriers to patients' access to specialized care and healthcare providers' access to medical knowledge.

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