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TB Infection Control

TB infection control in health care settings

Yasir Waheed - April 5, 2017
Attaching a study recently published about TB infection control, its implementation in Pakistan health care settings and problems faced during its roll out. Regards Yasir TB infection control in...
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Adherence health care workers monitoring Pakistan Publications & Research TB infection control
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

What is the role of retail pharmacy in Population Health

Thomas Bauer - Aug. 14, 2015
As has been discussed in the community a number of times medication non-adherence is a major financial issue in population health management, costing the healthcare industry billions of dollars every ...
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Accountable Care Adherence IBM Watson pharmacy pharmacy refills
Health IT

Feedback on tool for mHealth

Ravi Agarwal - July 8, 2015
Hi all, My name is Ravi, I'm originally a tech entrepreneur from Boston, and while volunteering for Grameen Foundation in Ghana (MOTECH maternal health program), I saw a big need for an easy-to-use...
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Adherence cell phone-based reporting health information technology Interactive Voice Response System Missed Calls Mobile Devices mobile phones reminders SMS Software
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Providing educaiton in the patient perferred learning style...

Thomas Bauer - April 2, 2015
Cost, quality and satisfaction are positively stimulated when as we become better at informing, engaging and activating our patient partners. Inform is the first step in this Health care professional...
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Adherence clinical outcomes cost effectiveness Health Literacy Patient Centered Medical Homes Patient Education patient satisfaction quality of care Rural settings Urban Settings
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Patient medication safety in hard to reach communities in Uganda using SMS

Joshua Wamboga - Dec. 17, 2014
Idea submitted by: Joshua Wamboga Unsafe medications and unsafe use of medications are increasingly becoming a problem in Uganda. Patients continue to be harmed or lose lives and it has led to incr...
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Adherence Patient Communication Patient Safety Population Health Management quality SMS
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

QR codes for medication packaging

GHDonline Team - Dec. 16, 2014
Idea submitted by: Nana Kwaku mainoo Putting QR codes on medicine packages to enable patients check the authenticity of the medicine, locate medications in the nearest pharmacies by GPS, get medici...
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Adherence data Patient Communication Remote Monitoring
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Mobile Follow Up App

Abhijit Bhograj - Dec. 16, 2014
Submitted by: Dr Abhijit Bhograj Most patients once started on a treatment are lost to follow up thanks to the complexity of our health system. The follow up app is a pre-set questionnaire follow u...
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Adherence mobile applications Patient Communication
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Identifying Big Problems to Solve: Creating vignettes of consumers/patients for whom HIT could change their lives

Anne-Marie Audet - Dec. 10, 2014
This is a challenge i would like to post to the network. We all know the power of narrative in focusing attention and energy. I am calling for submission of big problems that consumers/patients hav...
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Adherence coaching education Patient Communication Remote Monitoring Scheduling telemedicine Wearables & Self Monitoring
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Treatment compliance software for MDR/XDR TB

Shelly Batra, MD - Dec. 9, 2014
Idea submitted by: Shelly Batra Operation ASHA has developed and implemented an innovative and low-cost solution to turn the tap off on MDR/XDR TB with the use of biometric technology. eCompliance ...
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Adherence Population Health Management
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Julia Adler-Milstein on the need to integrate health and social data

We’re thrilled to welcome Julia Adler-Milstein, Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information with a joint appointment in the School of Public Health (Health Management and P...
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Adherence data education Patient Communication Population Health Management
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Portal to manage transitions from hospital to rehabilitation settings

Zvi Frankel - Dec. 8, 2014
Idea submitted by: Zvi Frankel There's a plethora of published research establishing the dramatic decrease of re-admissions and complications when patients receive optimal post-discharge rehabilita...
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Adherence EMRs Patient Communication patient portals PHRs
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Drones for medication delivery and directly observed therapy

Rostislav Mitrofanov - Dec. 5, 2014
Idea submitted by: Rostislav A Mitrofanov, MD Using flying robots/drones for medication delivery to patients (with tuberculosis, for example) with possibility of directly observed treatment and pat...
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Adherence drones Patient Communication Remote Monitoring
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

"I cry everyday"; experiences of patients co-infected with HIV and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Petros Isaakidis - July 17, 2013
Dear all, We have conducted a qualitative operational research project in Mumbai, India to understand patient's challenges in adhering to treatment for MDR-TB/HIV co-infection. Our study report was ...
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Adherence hiv/aids co-infection MDR-TB Publications & Research qualitative studies
HIV Treatment & Prevention

The Community Register Project: Improving Access to PMTCT Services in Zambia

John Nicholson - May 13, 2013
In Zambia’s Southern Province, the Community PMTCT Follow-up Register Project is improving access and adherence to HIV testing and treatment for pregnant women and their children. The program works th...
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Adherence HIV testing and counseling Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct Zambia
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Amy Scheffler - Feb. 13, 2013
Hi everyone, A former professor of mine, Dr. Richard Wamai, is doing some work on HIV/AIDS with colleagues at Brown University and the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) that may ...
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Adherence africa behavior change Developing targeted interventions economic incentives HIV treatment Mexico optimizing response
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Amy Scheffler - Feb. 13, 2013
Hi everyone, A former professor of mine, Dr. Richard Wamai, is doing some work on HIV/AIDS with colleagues at Brown University and the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) that may ...
Keywords:
Adherence africa behavior change Developing targeted interventions economic incentives HIV treatment Mexico optimizing response
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Timeliness of clinic appointments as a predictor vriological suppression

Pamela Marks - Feb. 8, 2013
Hi All, thought others working in resource limited ART programs would find this of interest: This article assesses the relationship between one of the WHO early warning indicators, adherence to cl...
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Adherence clinical outcomes
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

HIV in the US - only 28% of people with HIV in the US are controlled

Pamela Marks - Dec. 3, 2012
A recent article in American Medical News states the following: Of the nation's nearly 1.2 million people with the illness, only 28% have a suppressed viral load, [possibly attributed to the fact tha...
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Adherence Patient Education
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Use of lay workers in supporting improve outcomes for patients on ART

Pamela Marks - Nov. 16, 2012
Great article looking at the use of lay workers in supporting patients on ART. Study showed improved outcomes in mortality, virological suppression and mortality. Use of lay workers in supporting imp...
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Adherence
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Assessment of the Integration of PMTCT within MNCH Services at Health Facilities in Tanzania

Daniel C - Oct. 24, 2012
In guidelines released in 2010, the World Health Organization recommends that health facilities integrate prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) with maternal, newborn, and child health (M...
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Adherence follow-up Integration mnch pmtct