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ICTs and the Challenge of Health System Transition in Low and Middle Income -income Countries

Author(s): 
Bloom | 
G. | 
Berdou | 
E. | 
Standing | 
H. | 
Guo | 
Z. | 
Labrique | 
A.
Publication Date: 
Nov 06, 2017
The aim of this paper is to contribute to debates about how governments and other stakeholders can influence the application of ICTs to increase access to safe, effective and affordable treatment of common illnesses, especially by the poor.

Telehealth Delivery of Mental Health Services: An Analysis of Private Insurance Claims Data in the United States.

Publication Date: 
Sep 01, 2017

OBJECTIVE: This study characterizes telehealth claims for mental health and substance abuse (MH/SA) services by using national private claims data.

Integrating mHealth at point of care in low- and middle-income settings: the system perspective.

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Publication Date: 
Aug 25, 2017

While the field represents a wide spectrum of products and services, many aspects of mHealth have great promise within resource-poor settings: there is an extensive range of cheap, widely available tools which can be used at the point of care delivery.

Are mobile health applications useful for supporting shared decision making in diagnostic and treatment decisions?

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Publication Date: 
Aug 25, 2017

Mobile health (mHealth) applications intended to support shared decision making in diagnostic and treatment decisions are increasingly available. In this paper, we discuss some recent studies on mHealth applications with relevance to shared decision making.

Acceptability of a mobile health intervention to enhance HIV care coordination for patients with substance use disorders.

Publication Date: 
Apr 26, 2017

BACKGROUND: Persons living with HIV and substance use disorders face barriers to sustained engagement in medical care, leading to suboptimal antiretroviral treatment outcomes.

Impact of telemonitoring approaches on integrated HIV and TB diagnosis and treatment interventions in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review.

Publication Date: 
Mar 22, 2017

Background: This paper explores telemonitoring/mhealth approaches as a promising real time and contextual strategy in overhauling HIV and TB interventions quality access and uptake, retention,adherence and coverage impact in endemic and prone-epidemic prevention and control in sub-Sahara Africa.

Innovative approach for self-management and social welfare of children with cystic fibrosis in Europe: development, validation and implementation of an mHealth tool (MyCyFAPP).

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Publication Date: 
Mar 17, 2017

INTRODUCTION: For the optimal management of children with cystic fibrosis, there are currently no efficient tools for the precise adjustment of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy, either for advice on appropriate dietary intake or for achieving an optimal nutrition status.

Advances in heart failure: a review of biomarkers, emerging pharmacological therapies, durable mechanical support and telemonitoring.

Publication Date: 
Mar 17, 2017

The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of diagnosis, prognosis and management of heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). Specifically, this review is divided into three sections. The first section will address biomarkers.

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