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Global Health Diagnostics

Patient centred diagnosis

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 5, 2017
Please see this interesting BMJ paper. We usually focus on technology in diagnostics, but not on the patient. This paper makes these key points: -Patient centred diagnosis is best practised through...
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diagnosis patient-centered care
Health IT

Is patient-centric healthcare approach more applicable to developed countries than to developing and poor countries?

Richard Pankomera - March 4, 2015
In developed countries, there is an advocacy for health care services to be patient-centric in which the patient takes ownership of his own health. Information Technology has played a role as an enab...
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developing countries Electronic health Mobile Devices mobile Health Networking OpenMRS patient-centered care Patient-centric
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Combine goal oriented care & new technologies to make care more patient centered & humane

Basit Chaudhry - Dec. 12, 2014
Idea submitted by: Basit Chaudhry Innovations in technology are often become breakthroughs when combined with innovations in service delivery. Conversely-radical innovations in services often depe...
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data goal oriented care patient-centered care policy Population Health Management
Health IT

HIMSS14 Session: "N=1: Customizing Care for My Life and My DNA"

Isabelle Celentano - Feb. 26, 2014
Among some recent highlights from the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition I found this interesting article: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/ne...
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Conferences & Meetings Health IT patient-centered care
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Patient-centered TB treatment (PCT) vs. health-facility-based DOT: A cohort study in Tanzania

Amy Madore - Dec. 22, 2009
S. Egwaga, et al. Patient-centered Tuberculosis treatment delivery under programmatic conditions in Tanzania: a cohort study. BMC Medicine 2009, 7:80. Full, open access article available here: www....
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dots patient-centered care Publications & Research Tanzania