Patient Acceptance of Health Care

Mobile Telephone Text Messaging for Medication Adherence in Chronic Disease: A Meta-analysis.

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Mar 08, 2016

IMPORTANCE: Adherence to long-term therapies in chronic disease is poor. Traditional interventions to improve adherence are complex and not widely effective. Mobile telephone text messaging may be a scalable means to support medication adherence.

mHealth Pilot Study: Text Messaging Intervention to Promote HPV Vaccination.

Publication Date: 
Dec 21, 2015

OBJECTIVES: To test the feasibility and efficacy of a culturally-tailored mobile health intervention designed to increase knowledge about, intent to obtain, and receipt of the HPV vaccine.

Comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation in home-based online groups: a mixed method pilot study in COPD.

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Dec 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Comprehensive multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation is vital in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is considered for any stage of the disease. Rehabilitation programmes are often centre-based and organised in groups.

Feasibility Study of Case-Finding for Breast Cancer by Community Health Workers in Rural Bangladesh.

Publication Date: 
Dec 02, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mortality from breast cancer is high in low- and middle-income countries, in part because most patients have advanced stage disease when first diagnosed. Case-finding may be one approach to changing this situation.

Systematic review of telemonitoring in COPD: an update.

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Nov 12, 2015

Telemedicine may support individual care plans in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), potentially improving the clinical outcomes. To-date there is no clear evidence of benefit of telemedicine in this patients.

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.

Determinants of readiness to adopt mHealth in a rural community of Bangladesh.

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Aug 24, 2015

INTRODUCTION: Evidence in favor of mHealth for healthcare delivery in settings where trained health workforce is limited or unavailable is accumulating.

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