Health Personnel

Prejudices and perceptions: patient acceptance of mobile technology use in health care.

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Nov 13, 2015

mHealth is transforming health care, yet few studies have evaluated patient and carer perceptions of the use of smartphones at the patient bedside. In this study, 70 patients and carers answered a short survey on health professionals' use of mobile devices.

Successful Organizational Strategies to Sustain Use of A-CHESS: A Mobile Intervention for Individuals With Alcohol Use Disorders.

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Aug 19, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) services are growing in importance in health care research with the advancement of wireless networks, tablets, and mobile phone technologies. These technologies offer a wide range of applications that cover the spectrum of health care delivery.

Validation of a phone app for epilepsy diagnosis in India and Nepal.

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Jul 28, 2015

PURPOSE: Untreated epilepsy is a major global public health problem with more than 20 million people not being treated for an easily treatable disease. In part this is due to a lack of trained doctors.

A Parkinson's disease tele-education program for health care providers in Cameroon.

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Sep 19, 2015

BACKGROUND: In Sub-Saharan countries, most patients with Parkinson's disease are underdiagnosed and untreated, with a marked shortage of qualified personnel.

OBJECTIVES: To develop a tele-education Parkison's disease program for health providers in Douala (Cameroon).

Development and validation of strategies to test for interoperability of virtual patients.

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Sep 11, 2009

Interoperability of e-learning resources requires the adherence to specific standards. In the domain of virtual patients (VP) a central role is played by the MedBiquitous' MVP specification and its application profile proposed by the eViP (Electronic Virtual Patients) project.

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