Pilot Projects

Use of mobile devices in community health care: barriers and solutions to implementation.

Publication Date: 
Feb 05, 2016

Mobile devices allow clinicians to access electronic clinical systems away from traditional base locations. They have contributed to increased productivity and efficiency, and clinical staff also cite benefits to patient care.

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.

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.

A comparison of Google Glass and traditional video vantage points for bedside procedural skill assessment.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 23, 2016

BACKGROUND: This pilot study assessed the feasibility of using first person (1P) video recording with Google Glass (GG) to assess procedural skills, as compared with traditional third person (3P) video.

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

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Publication Date: 
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.