Health Resources

Recent developments in the use of online resources and mobile technologies to support mental health care.

Publication Date: 
Dec 08, 2015

This review describes recent developments in online and mobile mental health applications, including a discussion of patient portals to support mental health care. These technologies are rapidly evolving, often before there is systematic investigation of their effectiveness.

A telehealth nursing intervention reduces hospitalizations in children with complex health conditions.

Publication Date: 
Sep 01, 2009

The U Special Kids Program (USK) at the University of Minnesota provides care coordination and case management services by telephone to children with special health-care needs. We measured the effect of the USK programme on hospital resource utilization using a retrospective record review.

New technology and illness self-management: Potential relevance for resource-poor populations in Asia.

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Publication Date: 
Nov 02, 2015

Advances in technology have made it possible for many standard diagnostic and health monitoring procedures, traditionally carried out by qualified personnel within medical facilities, to be reliably undertaken by patients or carers in their own homes with a minimum of basic training.

Low-cost technologies for medical diagnostics in low-resource settings.

Publication Date: 
Apr 25, 2013

INTRODUCTION: Medical diagnostics is a critical element of effective medical treatment. However, many modern and emerging diagnostic technologies are not affordable or compatible with the needs and conditions found in low- and middle-income countries.

Supporting research sites in resource-limited settings: challenges in implementing information technology infrastructure.

Publication Date: 
Dec 10, 2013

As information and communication technology infrastructure becomes more reliable, new methods of electronic data capture, data marts/data warehouses, and mobile computing provide platforms for rapid coordination of international research projects and multisite studies.

Implementing medical information systems in developing countries, what works and what doesn't.

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Publication Date: 
Feb 24, 2011

Global Health Informatics is an emerging field, as demonstrated by several substantial and widely used electronic medical record (EMR) systems along with the emergence of mobile based or"mhealth" systems.

Mobile Health Systems that Optimize Resources in Emergency Response Situations.

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Publication Date: 
Feb 24, 2011

During mass casualty incidents, a large number of patients need to be triaged accurately in order to save the maximum number of lives.

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