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Consumer views on the potential use of mobile phones for the delivery of weight-loss interventions.
BACKGROUND The surge in the incidence of obesity and being overweight demands new options to extend the reach of weight loss interventions Mobile phones provide a medium for reaching large numbers of people in a cost ...
Rural patients' access to mobile phones and willingness to receive mobile phone-based pharmacy and other health technology services: a pilot study.
OBJECTIVE This pilot study explores the patient centered demand for mobile phone based health mobile health m health services in the rural United States by documenting rural patients access to mobile phones and patients ...
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 ...
Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed nets.
BACKGROUND In July and September 2006 3 4 million long lasting insecticide treated bed nets LLINs were distributed free in a campaign targeting children 0 59 months old CU5s in the 46 districts with malaria in Kenya A ...
A Study on the Role of Mobile Phone Communication in Tuberculosis DOTS Treatment.
BACKGROUND Every year a lot of Tuberculosis TB patients undergo Directly Observed Treatment Short course DOTS in Salem city one of the high TB districts in South India Mobile phone usage among these patients and health ...
Mobile interventions for severe mental illness: design and preliminary data from three approaches.
Mobile devices can be used to deliver psychosocial interventions yet there is little prior application in severe mental illness We provide the rationale design and preliminary data from 3 ongoing clinical trials of mobile ...