Jenkins, Carolyn

Assessing Mobile Health Capacity and Task Shifting Strategies to Improve Hypertension Among Ghanaian Stroke Survivors.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: There has been a tremendous surge in stroke prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. Hypertension (HTN), the most potent, modifiable risk factor for stroke, is a particular challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.

A Community-Engaged Assessment of Barriers and Facilitators to Rapid Stroke Treatment.

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Aug 22, 2016

Treatment for acute ischemic stroke must be initiated within hours of stroke symptom onset, and the sooner it is administered, the better.

Technology-enhanced suicide prevention interventions: A systematic review of the current state of the science.

Publication Date: 
Jul 05, 2016

OBJECTIVE: Suicide prevention is a high priority. Scalable and sustainable interventions for suicide prevention are needed to set the stage for population-level impact.

Stroke patients and their attitudes toward mHealth monitoring to support blood pressure control and medication adherence.

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Jun 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Mobile health, or mHealth, has increasingly been signaled as an effective means to expedite communication and improve medical regimen adherence, especially for patients with chronic health conditions such as stroke.

Improving diabetes management with mobile health technology.

Publication Date: 
Mar 27, 2013

Diabetes affects 25.8 million persons in the United States, and these persons make more than 35 million ambulatory care visits annually. Yet, less than half of persons with diabetes meet the recommended levels of A1C, blood pressure and lipid control.