Electronic decision support

The ALMANACH Project: Preliminary Results and potentiality from Afghanistan

Bernasconi | 
A | 
Crabbé | 
F | 
Rossi | 
R | 
Qani | 
I | 
Raab | 
M | 
Du Mortier | 
Publication Date: 
May 14, 2018
ALMANACH (ALgorithms for the MANagement of Acute CHildhood illnesses) is an electronic version of IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) running on tablets.

Policymakers and mHealth: roles and expectations, with observations from Ethiopia, Ghana and Sweden.

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Aug 25, 2017

The rapid increase in mobile phone use and other telecommunication technologies in health care during the past decade has paved the way for optimism.

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

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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.

Development and internal validation of a multivariable model to predict perinatal death in pregnancy hypertension.

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Nov 24, 2015

OBJECTIVE: To develop and internally validate a prognostic model for perinatal death that could guide community-based antenatal care of women with a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy (HDP) in low-resourced settings as part of a mobile health application.

mHealth Field Guide for Newborn Health

This guide explains how mHealth serves newborn health through referral and tracking of mothers and infants, decision support for CHWs, CHW supervision, scheduling and tracking postpartum and postnatal visits, and teaching and counseling for mothers and families. Case studies are provided from Afghanistan, India, Malawi and Indonesia. Links to resources for planning, implementation, and evaluation are included along with lessons learned across the case studies.
Keisling, K
January 2014

The use of smartphone applications by urology trainees.

Publication Date: 
Sep 14, 2015

OBJECTIVE: Mobile phone technology is continuously advancing- the smartphone allows users instant access to information via the internet. Downloadable applications (apps) are becoming widespread across medical specialities.

Evaluating the promise of health IT to enhance/expand the reach of mental health services.

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Jun 26, 2013

OBJECTIVE: A growing number of health information technologies (HIT) are being developed and tested to address mental health conditions. HIT includes Internet and smartphone programs or apps, text messaging protocols and telepsychiatry.

Harnessing the power of technology for the treatment and prevention of eating disorders.

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May 09, 2013

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article is to review the available literature regarding the development and evaluation of technology-enhanced interventions for eating disorders.