mhealth - hype or help?

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mhealth - hype or help?Josh Nesbit, FrontlineSMS: MedicCORE Group Spring Meeting, April 30, 2010

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<p> 1. - mhealth - hype or help? 2. going mobile Photo courtesy of kiwanja.net 3. Source: ITU World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database 4. Ask potential users... 5. St. Gabriels Hospital 250,000 people 100 miles 2 doctors 6. Ask potential users... 7. FrontlineSMS + healthcare 8. Text message training 9. Information Patient care Logistics 10. Information - Patient follow-up - HIV/TB adherence records and status reports - New symptoms Pilot 1400 patient updates 400 ART adherence updates $3,000 of fuel and 2100 hours saved 11. Patient care - Remote requests for care - Drug information auto-replies - Point of care support Pilot 130 remote patients in 5 months Enrolled 100 new patients in TB program 12. Logistics - Drug and supply stockouts - Support group coordination - Training and meeting organization - CHW-CHW communication - IGA reports 13. hype or help? 14. hype or help? 15. Describe needs Map out existing infrastructure and assets Choose a technology (SMS, GPRS, voice, IVR, radio) Choose a tool Design, implement, evaluate 16. We can make the technology do whats needed. Push us and well innovate together. 17. FrontlineForms 18. PatientView 19. PatientView 20. Mobile Payments 21. Remote diagnostics via MMS Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA Photographs courtesy of Dr. Ozcans laboratory, UCLA and Science 22. Thank You Josh Nesbit, Executive Director Email: josh@medic.frontlinesms.com http://medic.frontlinesms.com Twitter: @joshnesbit and @SMSmedic mobile: +1 540 454 2941 </p>