Reminder Systems

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.

[Willingness to Receive Text Message Appointment Reminders Among Patients With HIV Infection].

Publication Date: 
Jan 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Wireless communication technologies are increasingly being used in the fields of healthcare, with platforms such as mobile health (mHealth) being widely implemented in HIV care.

Text Reminders in Colorectal Cancer Screening (TRICCS): Protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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Jan 26, 2016

BACKGROUND: Screening with the guaiac faecal occult blood test (gFOBt) is associated with improved colorectal cancer (CRC) survival, and is offered biennially to men and women aged 60-74 years in England's national Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP).

Comparison of two text message (mHealth) campaigns for the Deaf: Contracted out v. conducted in-house.

Publication Date: 
Jan 21, 2016

Cell phone-based health information (mobile health or mHealth) campaigns are an emerging technology. This evaluation focused on the aspect of cost of two health information campaigns, one on hypertension and one on pregnancy.

Potential for the use of mHealth in the management of cardiovascular disease in Kerala: a qualitative study.

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Nov 20, 2015

OBJECTIVES: To assess the potential for using mHealth in cardiovascular disease (CVD) management in Kerala by exploring: (1) experiences and challenges of current CVD management; (2) current mobile phone use; (3) expectations of and barriers to mobile phone use in CVD management.

Long term telemedicine study of compliance in paranoid schizophrenia.

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Sep 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: Low compliance is one of the crucial problems of contemporary psychiatry. Relapses, deterioration of cognitive functioning, negative symptoms, neuroleptic resistance are the examples of many consequences of noncompliance in schizophrenia

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