Primary Health Care

Assessing the feasibility of eHealth and mHealth: a systematic review and analysis of initiatives implemented in Kenya.

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Feb 10, 2017

BACKGROUND: The growth of Information and Communication Technology in Kenya has facilitated implementation of a large number of eHealth projects in a bid to cost-effectively address health and health system challenges.

Mobile Phone Health Applications for the Federal Sector.

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Feb 14, 2016

PURPOSE: As the US healthcare system moves toward a mobile care model, mobile phones will play a significant role in the future of healthcare delivery.

A Primary Care Telehealth Experience in a US Army Correctional Facility in Germany.

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Feb 14, 2016

OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility of using telehealth (TH) equipment and infrastructure within the US Army's European Theater to evaluate and treat inmates with general medical complaints, and perform physicals and medical safety checks in a US Army Correctional Facility (CORFAC).

Impact of store-and-forward (SAF) teledermatology on outpatient dermatologic care: A prospective study in an underserved urban primary care setting.

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Feb 19, 2016

BACKGROUND: The clinical value of teledermatology in the primary care setting remains relatively unknown.

OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the impact of teledermatology on outpatient diagnosis, management, and access to dermatologic care in a resource-poor primary care setting.

Smartphones Enable Teledermatology in South Dakota: An Overview and Primer for Primary Care Providers.

Publication Date: 
Dec 03, 2015

Timely access to specialty care by dermatologists is a significant problem in South Dakota. This is especially germane to patients in rural areas, the elderly, and those with socioeconomic barriers.

Eye Care Quality and Accessibility Improvement in the Community (EQUALITY) for adults at risk for glaucoma: study rationale and design.

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Nov 20, 2015

BACKGROUND: Primary open angle glaucoma is a chronic, progressive eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness among African Americans. Glaucoma progresses more rapidly and appears about 10 years earlier in African Americans as compared to whites.

Policy recommendations to guide the use of telemedicine in primary care settings: an American College of Physicians position paper.

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Nov 17, 2015

Telemedicine-the use of technology to deliver care at a distance-is rapidly growing and can potentially expand access for patients, enhance patient-physician collaboration, improve health outcomes, and reduce medical costs.

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