Health Services Needs and Demand

The Use of Telemedicine to Address Access and Physician Workforce Shortages.

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Publication Date: 
Jul 03, 2015

The use of telemedicine technologies by primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists (henceforth referred to as "pediatric physicians") has the potential to transform the practice of pediatrics.

Unmet Need: Improving mHealth Evaluation Rigor to Build the Evidence Base.

Publication Date: 
Oct 01, 2015

mHealth-the use of mobile technologies for health-is a growing element of health system activity globally, but evaluation of those activities remains quite scant, and remains an important knowledge gap for advancing mHealth activities.

Optimizing cancer care through mobile health.

Publication Date: 
May 29, 2015

The survival rates for patients living with cancer are increasing, due to recent advances in detection, prevention and treatment. It has been estimated that there were 28 million cancer survivors around the world in 2012.

Mitigating HIV health disparities: the promise of mobile health for a patient-initiated solution.

Publication Date: 
Nov 13, 2014

The HIV epidemic is an ongoing public health problem fueled, in part, by undertesting for HIV. When HIV-infected people learn their status, many of them decrease risky behaviors and begin therapy to decrease viral load, both of which prevent ongoing spread of HIV in the community.