Ophthalmology

Towards a workflow driven design for mHealth devices within temporary eye clinics in low-income settings.

Publication Date: 
Jan 07, 2016

Only a small minority of mobile healthcare technologies that have been successful in pilot studies have subsequently been integrated into healthcare systems. Understanding the reasons behind this discrepancy is crucial if such technologies are to be adopted.

Evaluation of Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity by ROPtool or a Lay Reader.

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Jan 24, 2016

PURPOSE: To determine if (1) tortuosity assessment by a computer program (ROPtool, developed at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Duke University, and licensed by FocusROP) that traces retinal blood vessels and (2) assessment by a lay reader are comparable with assessment by a pa

Decision support systems and applications in ophthalmology: literature and commercial review focused on mobile apps.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 04, 2014

The growing importance that mobile devices have in daily life has also reached health care and medicine. This is making the paradigm of health care change and the concept of mHealth or mobile health more relevant, whose main essence is the apps.

iPhone applications for eye care professionals: a review of current capabilities and concerns.

Publication Date: 
Apr 01, 2014

PURPOSE: To quantitatively review and categorize the eye care-related iPhone(®) (Apple(®), Cupertino, CA) applications ("apps") currently available, evaluate qualified professional involvement in app development, and suggest future needs in this emerging area of mobile health.

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[Smartphones in ophthalmology].

Publication Date: 
Jun 17, 2013

INTRODUCTION: The increased utilization of medical applications for smartphones provides new opportunities for doctors, including ophthalmologists.

Creation and use of a survey instrument for comparing mobile computing devices.

Publication Date: 
Jun 16, 2006

Both personal digital assistants (PDAs) and tablet computers have emerged to facilitate data collection at the point of care. However, little research has been reported comparing these mobile computing devices in specific care settings.

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