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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
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Seeking collaborators for SMS-based emergency dispatching pilots - tech costs covered

Jason Friesen - April 27, 2015
Hello! I'm very happy to be able to share this with the GHDOnline-Health IT community as it has been some time in the making. Thanks to a seed grant from Google, and support from Vision Point Systems ...
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Emergency Department Emergency medical system Emergency medicine mhealth mobile phones Networking patient transport SMS
[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] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Frontline SMS and biNu

Imran Mirza - Aug. 18, 2013
Read the following on TED and thought it would be of interest to the GHD Community: "FrontlineSMS is free, open-source software that can be used to send text messages to groups of people without an...
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FrontlineSMS SMS Technology
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Anyone can create SMS apps, even for non-smart phones

Kira McCoy - April 21, 2013
I'm a co-founder of Trext, we want to empower non-programers to deploy decision trees over text message. We envision clinicians and administrators making decision trees for community health workers. Y...
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checklist mhealth Mobile Devices SMS Software
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Cross-post: The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on adherence to malaria treatment protocols

Sophie Beauvais - Nov. 12, 2011
Dear All, Moderator Prashant Yadav posted the following new discussion on the effect of SMS reminder on adherence to malaria treatment: Malaria treatment provided by healthcare workers often di...
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Monitoring & Measurement SMS Social Support
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Using SMS for medicine/prescription reminders in Kenya

Mick G - Feb. 8, 2011
Using SMS for medicine/prescription reminders in Kenya G Mick
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Kenya medicine prescription reminder SMS Software text
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial

Richard Lester - Nov. 15, 2010
Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial Lester Richard
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Adherence africa antiretroviral ART cell phones Cost HIV Kenya mhealth mobile phones outcomes randomized controlled trial RCT resource-limited setting retention SMS text messages
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Mobilizing cell phones to improve antiretroviral adherence and follow-up in Kenya: a randomized controlled trial in progress

Richard Lester - Oct. 6, 2010
Mobilizing cell phones to improve antiretroviral adherence and follow-up in Kenya: a randomized controlled trial in progress Lester Richard
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Adherence & Retention africa AIDS Clinical Guidelines Community Health Workers Conferences & Meetings HIV Kenya Monitoring & Evaluation Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research reminders Research SMS text messaging
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Cell phone intervention improves ART adherence and HIV suppression: RCT

Richard Lester - Oct. 6, 2010
Thank you all for the interesting discussions, including those on adherence monitoring. I would like to start a fresh discussion on mHealth based adherence interventions. We've recently completed a ...
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Adherence & Retention africa AIDS Clinical Guidelines Community Health Workers Conferences & Meetings HIV Kenya Monitoring & Evaluation Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research reminders Research SMS text messaging
Health IT

rapidSMS, an SMS platform for health systems

Joaquin Blaya, PhD - Aug. 15, 2009
This is an SMS based system that could be useful in many settings. It would be great to see where organizations or people thought this technology could be useful. RapidResponse is a customized mHea...
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mhealth Mobile Devices Monitoring & Evaluation SMS
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Cross-link: Potential for text messaging to improve tuberculosis treatment compliance

Amy Madore - Jan. 2, 2009
In this month's issue of The Lancet, Eliza Barclay writes about the potential for text messaging, or SMS, to improve TB treatment adherence. A link to the article is posted in the GHDonline Technology...
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Community Health Workers compliance dots Monitoring & Measurement SMS text messaging tuberculosis
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Text messages could hasten tuberculosis drug compliance

Amy Madore - Jan. 2, 2009
Text messages could hasten tuberculosis drug compliance Madore Amy
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compliance dots Mobile Devices SMS text messaging tuberculosis
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Crosspost: Building an SMS Network into a Rural Healthcare System: A Guide

Vinay Mohta - Oct. 13, 2008
Josh Nesbit just published a guide for building SMS networks in rural healthcare settings based on his own experience in the field. He posted the resource in the Adherence and Retention community. P...
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Infrastructure IT Training mobile Mobile Devices rural healthcare SMS Tutorials & How-to Documentation
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

CHW Video-Interview in Malawi

Joshua Nesbit - Aug. 22, 2008
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cell phone CHW Community Health Workers HIV/AIDS malawi Monitoring & Measurement Patient Education SMS Social Support volunteer
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

CHWs in Malawi; Mobiles facilitate patient care

Joshua Nesbit - July 29, 2008
My name is Josh Nesbit, and I'm an undergraduate at Stanford. I'm currently at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Central Malawi, implementing a project aimed at expanding the role of CHWs in the catchment are...
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cell phone CHW Community Health Workers Monitoring & Measurement Patient care Patient Education SMS Social Support
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Interesting question re organizing data gathered from mobiles

Vinay Mohta - July 29, 2008
Joshua Nesbit from Stanford, currently on site in Malawi, just posed an interesting question in the Adherence and Retention community about how to best organize relatively free-form data gathered from...
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cell phone CHW Community Health Workers Mobile Devices Monitoring & Measurement Patient care Patient Education SMS Social Support Software