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Defining eHealth Technologies and Their Benefits for Global Health Program Managers

Electronic health (eHealth) refers to the health sector’s use of information and communication technologies (ICT) such as mobile phones, portable and handheld computers, Internet and cloud-based applications, open source software, and data warehouses. 137 more words


U of M app helps with spinal cord injuries

“Imagine waking up in a virtual world with a doctor telling you that you suffered a T-6 level injury. You are now confined to a wheelchair because you broke your neck and injured your spinal cord, meaning that you are paralyzed from the mid-waist and down. 72 more words


Smartphones uncover how the world sleeps

“A pioneering study of worldwide sleep patterns combines math modeling, mobile apps and big data to parse the roles society and biology each play in setting sleep schedules. 63 more words


Smartphone alerts increase inattention — and hyperactivity

“Society’s increasingly pervasive use of digital technology may be causing ADHD-like symptoms even among the general population, according to a new study of college students. The researchers designed a two-week experimental study and showed that when students kept their phones on ring or vibrate, they reported more symptoms of inattention and hyperactivity than when they kept their phones on silent.” Read more at PsyPost.


First Alzheimer’s ResearchKit Study for iPhone and iPad

“Apple’s ResearchKit platform launched a little more than a year ago with 5 medical apps by large hospital systems. Since then the list of ResearchKit apps has significantly grown, with more than 20 ResearchKit apps currently available. 34 more words


IWHE’16 – Games for everything meeting, 2/e , #G4*UST, 17th june, Vic

Date – Friday, 17th June, from 9:00 to 13:30h

Place – Aula Segimon Serrallonga (S4-A4), Masia Torre dels Frares. Carrer de la Laura, 92, Vic (Osona) 337 more words


Making Technology Work for Nurses

Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations (American Nurses Association, 2014)
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