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Mobile Phone Messaging in Health Care – Where are we Now?

Iivari Bäck, Kari Mäkelä
2012 Journal of Information Technology & Software Engineering  
It is affordable and instant way for communication between health care personnel and patients, enabling different kinds of control and monitoring applications, improving adherence in self-management of  ...  Mobile phone text messaging (Short Message Service, SMS) has proved to be a powerful tool for many tasks in health care.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank Technology Development Centre of Finland (TEKES) for financial support.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2165-7866.1000106 fatcat:pjjlnap5ifauxaj6hyvuprpjyy

Adopting Electronic Medical Record Systems and Health Monitoring Systems to Improve Health Care System in a National Cancer Institute

Aliyu Ahmad, Ibrahim Alwawi
2017 International Journal of Computer & Software Engineering  
International Journal of Computer & Software Engineering Aliyu Usman Ahmad 1* and Ibrahim Alwawi 2 Abstract The appropriate use of state of the art technologies for health care service provision is of  ...  With regard to the Hospital monitoring systems, the term usability denotes not only the elegance and clarity with which the user interface of the system is designed but also how easy it is for the users  ... 
doi:10.15344/2456-4451/2017/122 fatcat:5sobt24uqnbvlknopml5n7pcmi

"It is really just brilliant to get credits for something that is so important to you!" Skills for Life: University students' perceptions of a planned dietary life skills course

Ida Ulrikke Valand, Nina C. Øverby, Sofia Strömmer, Mary Barker, Camilla Bjornes, Julie Nordli, Line Pettersen, Tormod Bjørkkjær, Frøydis N. Vik, Charlotte Kiland, Elisabet R. Hillesund, Maria G Grammatikopoulou
2022 PLoS ONE  
The students wanted to learn about food, nutrients and health, and how to cook simple, affordable, healthy and sustainable meals.  ...  Objective Universities have a role in educating and empowering students to become healthy and literate citizens of the 21st century society.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the participants for attending interviews and sharing their thoughts and reflections with us.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0260890 pmid:35389990 pmcid:PMC8989186 fatcat:wx6zagqtdndpnos47ikcowof34

African primary care research: Reviewing the literature

Andrew Ross, Bob Mash
2014 African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine  
This is the second article in the series on African primary care research.  ...  Finally, the article looks athow to keep track of the literature used and to reference it appropriately.  ...  ., and via the Stellenbosch University Rural Medical Education Partnership Initiative (SURMEPI).  ... 
doi:10.4102/phcfm.v6i1.584 pmid:26245433 pmcid:PMC4502874 fatcat:y4j2gogv2zgq5kgoxufq3xjroa

Compassionate design for dementia care

Cathy Treadaway, Aidan Taylor, Jac Fennell
2018 International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation  
One of the most pressing challenges facing designers today is how to create appropriate, useful and safe designs for people living with advanced dementia.  ...  Dementia is a complex disease that presents and progresses differently for each individual.  ...  How dementia unfolds for each individual is significantly different, making treatment and care particularly challenging.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21650349.2018.1501280 fatcat:ayqhxjmgqzh6llklvgwz2ywabm

Using computers for intensive care unit research

Nicholas S Ward
2004 Respiratory care  
minimizing health care costs.  ...  , and how much data checking and correction is needed.  ...  The term CIS, however, is still nebulous. Currently, it is used to describe a diverse array of computer hardware and software that aid in the care of patients.  ... 
pmid:15107140 fatcat:ehp3cludxnhxvhawckdbzfnf6y

Virtual Reality Games for Health Care

Alice J Lin, Charles B Chen, Fuhua (Frank) Cheng, Yansong Wang
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
VR technology is allowing medical practitioners to help their patients in a number of innovative ways in addition to helping health care providers improve their skills.  ...  In this paper, we present a review on recent and ongoing research related to applications of VR and VR games in the healthcare field.  ...  Virtual reality is greatly impacting and improving health care results [24] . What is the future of virtual reality and immersive 3D environments?  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201823201047 fatcat:otk6nb46gjggjgieetsz3wdegu

Getting Creative in Health Care

Janet Pagan, Stuart Cunningham, Peter Higgs
2009 Media International Australia: Incorporating Culture & Policy  
Reports in this Series: Educating for the creative workforce: rethinking arts and education.  ...  Creative occupations were found to be making significant, growing and widespread contributions to the development and delivery of healthcare goods and services, the initial training and ongoing professionalism  ...  In medical applications, accurate information providing a good representation of how the patient is really moving is the prime requirement, rather than speed.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1329878x0913200109 fatcat:a6afp5zwezcuzpj3hbta4hspd4

Blockchain For Better Care [article]

David Manset, Edwin Morley-Fletcher
2017 Zenodo  
A white paper dedicated to blockchain and its potential application in healthcare.  ...  , duration, constraints and modalities, its benefits and risks for the patient, and the patient's right to receive specific care if his or her condition justifies it, while taking part in the trial).  ...  This kind of infrastructure is not really a "blockchain" because it does not make it possible to guarantee that the data cannot be changed, or that it will not be corrupted by the third party.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1065362 fatcat:mjenfdolk5brxpy4idwrbqlpvy

Broken Dreams—Balancing Self and Family Well-Being: The Experiences of Women Immigrants to Hamilton, ON [chapter]

Mirna Carranza
2017 Gender Differences in Different Contexts  
Indeed immigration is one of their many experiences and it is a signiicant marker in their lives, but it does not deine their identity.  ...  This chapter presents the preliminary analysis of a study conducted in Hamilton, ON. It explores the intersection of women's immigration, integration and mental health.  ...  While others were more resistant to the idea to take on activities related to housekeeping. Important issue here is how these choices impacted the women's mental health.  ... 
doi:10.5772/66434 fatcat:onlat6dfz5evjfme7wkgycmcmy

Not so fast! The dark side of computers in health care

Steven B Nelson
2004 Respiratory care  
There are now computers in numerous health care devices, from thermometers to ventilators, and there are pitfalls to avoid in our increasing dependence on computers.  ...  To be useful, information must be delivered in the right context. Computer systems must be protected from worms, viruses, and other harmful code, and they must prevent unauthorized access to data.  ...  the growing use of computers in health care.  ... 
pmid:15107141 fatcat:pwwpaag3nbabdk6b2acwpdrfra

Respiratory care management information systems

Richard M Ford
2004 Respiratory care  
It is not unusual to recover the total cost of an RCMIS within the first year of its operation.  ...  Respiratory care departments that invest in RCMIS have an advantage in the provision of quality care and in reducing expenses.  ...  I think the information system vendors have gotten that message and understand how important it is to enhance protocol-driven care.  ... 
pmid:15030610 fatcat:cou7qguuy5gubgehrvan6gxmfi

Designing a very different hospital

Andy Black
2015 Future Hospital Journal  
All clinicians can see how all patients are progressing clinically and feeling subjectively.  ...  The provision of an intelligent assistive environment brings data accuracy and real-time meta-management of all patients in the hospital.  ...  This is not the place to deal with the technical specifi cations of the software and engineering detail required, but it all exists already.  ... 
doi:10.7861/futurehosp.15.008 fatcat:t6nd6qflmretpl7g6citvhp47a

Designing a very different hospital

Andy Black
2015 Future Hospital Journal  
All clinicians can see how all patients are progressing clinically and feeling subjectively.  ...  The provision of an intelligent assistive environment brings data accuracy and real-time meta-management of all patients in the hospital.  ...  This is not the place to deal with the technical specifi cations of the software and engineering detail required, but it all exists already.  ... 
doi:10.7861/futurehosp.2-1-19 pmid:31098072 pmcid:PMC6465878 fatcat:355zorxhkbd5tib3rbg4zzldnu

Portable computers and applications in respiratory care

Teresa A Volsko
2004 Respiratory care  
This report aims to increase awareness among health care providers about the potential roles of PDAs and to encourage further evaluation of PDAs in respiratory care.  ...  This report explores the health care application of PDAs, compares available PDA devices and software, and discusses PDA use for tracking patients, documenting clinical procedures, medical education, research  ...  in health care is having a tremendous impact on both providers and patients.  ... 
pmid:15107138 fatcat:iwauorih2jhs3jyomoal6o2hxq
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