CDC is using mhealth technology for Ebola monitoring

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The Centers for Disease Control have been combining the use of free mobile phones and big data analytics. Though the peak of the Ebola scare seems to have passed through the media, the virus continues to be problematic in many West African countries, leading the CDC to come up with additional strategies using mhealth to help to make sure that it remains contained and that the spread is reduced as much as possible. The outbreak of the disease in those countries has caused officials to take a closer look at…

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Mhealth project to provide assistance to regions of New Zealand

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The people of Otago and Southland will soon be benefitting from this new initiative in their areas. A new initiative using mhealth technology has been designed to provide assistance across the regions of Otago and Southland in order to better bring together General Practice and the patients for whom they are providing care. The new system is meant to provide a number of services directly to the patient in order to ensure better care. Southern PHO, with Southern DHB’s support, has contracted a company named Vensa health in order to…

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Mhealth strategy details for Walgreens announced

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The announcement was made at a mobile commerce summit in front of a number of major retailers. As the use of smartphones and tablets continues to evolve, so do mhealth services and programs, and in that light, Walgreens has now announced the details of its upcoming mobile strategy. The annual summit was the venue for several announcements, but it was a considerable one for the health industry. This was the third year for the event and Walgreens took the opportunity to let the world know that it is moving at…

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