Technology

Harnessing information technology to improve women's health information: evidence from Pakistan.

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Sep 09, 2014

BACKGROUND: More than half of Pakistani women are illiterate, marginalized, and experience myriad health problems. These women are also disadvantaged in terms of their restricted mobility and limited access to public space.

Opportunities and challenges of using technology to address health disparities.

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Apr 23, 2014

During a panel presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research Cancer Health Disparities Conference titled 'Opportunities and challenges of using technology to address health disparities', the latest scientific advances in the application and utilization of mobile technolog

Do-it-yourself healthcare: the current landscape, prospects and consequences.

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Jan 06, 2014

The wider availability and increasing use of mHealth tools - covering health applications, smartphone plug-ins and gadgets is significant for healthcare. This trend epitomises broader trajectories in access to and delivery of healthcare, with greater consumer involvement and decentralisation.

Tomorrow's transcription tools: what new technology means for healthcare.

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Aug 13, 2003

The year is 2006, and there are just a few hundred medical transcriptionists (MTs) still transcribing reports, serving only those older physicians who haven't changed with the times--and the times have definitely changed.

People are people, but technology is not technology.

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Sep 10, 2008

Ubiquitous computing is about more than having multiple computers in our environment; it is also about computers venturing into completely new environments.

The future of healthcare IT: what can we expect to see?

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Nov 10, 2008

A 10- to 15-year healthcare IT strategy should focus on: EHRs. Business intelligence. Customer relationship management. Clinical decision support. Interorganizational systems. Connected care.

Use of technology in children's dietary assessment.

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Feb 04, 2009

BACKGROUND: Information on dietary intake provides some of the most valuable insights for mounting intervention programmes for the prevention of chronic diseases. With the growing concern about adolescent overweight, the need to accurately measure diet becomes imperative.

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