Patient Care

A Prospective Pilot Study of the Use of Telemedicine During Pediatric Transport: A High-Quality, Low-Cost Alternative to Conventional Telemedicine Systems.

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Sep 04, 2015

OBJECTIVE: Few trials address the use of telemedicine during pediatric transport. We believe that video conferencing has equivalent quality, connectivity, and ease of operation, can be done economically, and will improve evaluation.

Smartphones in medicine: emerging practices in an academic medical center.

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Dec 20, 2014

Advances in mobile phone technology now provide a myriad of resources to physicians' fingertips. However, the medical profession continues to struggle with potential for misuse of these devices.

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.

Promise and challenges with the use of mobile applications to support and improve patient care: an industry perspective.

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Apr 21, 2014

Mobile applications represent an immense opportunity to support and improve patient health care, as the scope and functionality of medical apps are enabling physicians and patients to manage care in new, fast, and personalized ways.

Diabetes self-management support using mHealth and enhanced informal caregiving.

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Feb 25, 2014

OBJECTIVE: To characterize diabetes patient engagement and clinician notifications for an mHealth interactive voice response (IVR) service.

DESIGN: Observational study.

Male, mobile, and moneyed: loss to follow-up vs. transfer of care in an urban African antiretroviral treatment clinic.

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Nov 08, 2013

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to analyze characteristics, reasons for transferring, and reasons for discontinuing care among patients defined as lost to follow-up (LTFU) from an antiretroviral therapy (ART) clinic in Nairobi, Kenya.

Emerging technologies in health care and the patient encounter of the future.

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Apr 13, 2001

In the last five years, the Web has changed the way information is disseminated, knowledge is gained, and health care is provided. Even though the health care industry has yet to fully realize the potential of the Internet, the Web is only the beginning.

Approach to mobile information and communication for health care.

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Jul 12, 2004

Evidence suggests that inadequate access to information and ineffective communication are proximal causes of errors and other adverse events in-patient care.

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