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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.

A systematic review of balance and fall risk assessments with mobile phone technology.

Publication Date: 
Aug 27, 2017

Falls are a major health concern for older adults. Preventative measures can help reduce the incidence and severity of falls. Methods for assessing balance and fall risk factors are necessary to effectively implement preventative measures.

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

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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.

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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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.

Medical mobile technologies - what is needed for a sustainable and scalable implementation on a global scale?

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Publication Date: 
Aug 25, 2017

Current advances within medical technology show great potential from a global health perspective. Inexpensive, effective solutions to common problems within diagnostics, medical procedures and access to medical information are emerging within almost all fields of medicine.

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.

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