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Providing psychosocial support for HIV positive adolescents in South Africa using mobile technology

There is growing awareness that HIV/AIDS affected and infected adolescents may be at increased risk of mental health problems and distress. Depression and anxiety are associated with treatment non-compliance, which can have a significant impact on health status. 51 more words

Mental Health

Your mobile attention span is now so short you won’t finish this article

“The way we use apps and smartphones is affecting our attention span dramatically. In fact, a report shows an 88 percent decrease in consumers’ attention span year over year. 78 more words


Star Wars and the future of healthcare

In his iconic Star Wars series, George Lucas envisioned a world in a galaxy far, far away, where, among other things, doctors were droids and bots. 22 more words


Telehealth sweet spot? Remote monitoring of patients with cardiovascular or respiratory disease

“The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality combed through 58 systematic reviews amid a substantial volume of research on telemedicine to pinpoint when telehealth interventions work best. 54 more words


Wearable device listens for troubling coughs

“Quvium, a U.K. startup, has partnered with DSP Concepts, a Silicon Valley firm that sells digital signal-processing technology, to create a wearable device that monitors the coughing sounds of patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or other chronic respiratory ailments, in order to alert caregivers when a patient is likely to have an acute attack that could result in hospitalization. 32 more words


mPulse mobile study finds link between interactive text messages, improved health, cost savings

“According to a new study from mPulse Mobile, interactive and tailored text messages appear to be successful in improving member knowledge of plan offerings, and promoting self-activation among Medicaid members. 101 more words


Round up summary blog of the Digital Health and Care Congress at @TheKingsFund #kfdigital16

What does digital future look like?  I have spent this last week at @TheKingsFund enjoying the Digital health and Care Congress or #kfdigital16

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