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Computer laboratory notification system via short message service to reduce health care delays in management of tuberculosis in Taiwan.
BACKGROUND We investigated the impacts of introducing an expedited acid fast bacilli AFB smear laboratory procedure and an automatic real time laboratory notification system by short message with mobile phones on delays ...
Using mobile health to support the chronic care model: developing an institutional initiative.
Background Self management support and team based care are essential elements of the Chronic Care Model but are often limited by staff availability and reimbursement Mobile phones are a promising platform for improving ...
Telemedicine and diabetes: achievements and prospects.
Health authorities currently have high expectations for telemedicine TM as it addresses several major challenges to improve access to healthcare especially for patients in underserved or remote areas to overcome the scarcity ...
Telemedicine-supported insulin optimisation in primary care.
We investigated the feasibility of a mobile phone based system for patients with type 2 diabetes who had recently commenced insulin therapy but remained poorly controlled The system was evaluated in a feasibility study in ...
HEART: heart exercise and remote technologies: a randomized controlled trial study protocol.
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease CVD is the leading cause of death worldwide Cardiac rehabilitation CR is aimed at improving health behaviors to slow or reverse the progression of CVD disease Exercise is a central element ...
Uptake of a technology-assisted home-care cardiac rehabilitation program.
The prevalence of cardiovascular disease a major cause of disease burden in Australia and other developed countries is increasing due to a rapidly ageing population and environmental biomedical and modifiable lifestyle ...