Delivery of Health Care

Do-it-yourself healthcare: the current landscape, prospects and consequences.

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Jan 06, 2014

The wider availability and increasing use of mHealth tools - covering health applications, smartphone plug-ins and gadgets is significant for healthcare. This trend epitomises broader trajectories in access to and delivery of healthcare, with greater consumer involvement and decentralisation.

[Public health accessible to all: use of smartphones in the context of healthcare in Italy].

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Jun 07, 2013

Recent statistics suggest that Italy is the first country in Europe for number of smartphone owners and it is foreseeable that these technological tools will play a key role in health care.

Meeting community health worker needs for maternal health care service delivery using appropriate mobile technologies in Ethiopia.

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Nov 08, 2013

BACKGROUND: Mobile health applications are complex interventions that essentially require changes to the behavior of health care professionals who will use them and changes to systems or processes in delivery of care.

A smart phone/tablet based mobile health care system for developing countries.

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Oct 10, 2013

Increasing cost of health care in developing countries is placing heavy financial burden on its populations. With the advent of mobile and tablet technologies however, it is possible to reduce this burden to some extent through tele-healthcare.

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