ClickMedix Wins 2014 InvestMaryland Challenge

2014
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For Immediate Release: May 20, 2014 ClickMedix Wins 2014 InvestMaryland Challenge GAITHERSBURG, MD –  ClickMedix has won the 2014 InvestMaryland Challenge in the IT Hardware/Software category. ClickMedix will receive a $100,000 grant from the Maryland Venture Fund and the BioMaryland Center as well as additional prizes from Whiteford Taylor Preston, Betamore, Cofounders Lab, Rock The Post,.. read more →

ClickMedix, Western Diabetes Institute Transform Diabetes Care Using Mobile Technology to Scale Integrated Care Team Model

2014
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ClickMedix and Western Diabetes Institute Transform Diabetes Care Using Mobile Technology to Scale Integrated Care Team Model Gaithersburg, Maryland and Pomona, CA, (May 19, 2014) – In an effort to reverse the global diabetes pandemic, ClickMedix, a leader in telehealth, and the Western Diabetes Institute (WDI), an innovator in new care delivery models for diabetes,.. read more →

Can you hear me now? Medtronic partners with ClickMedix to diagnose and treat ear infections in India

2013
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Deafness and hearing loss are two of the most commonly diagnosed health issues faced by patients in the developing world. While about half of all cases of hearing loss can be avoided with effective diagnosis and treatment[1], delayed diagnosis can lead to life-threatening complications. With today’s knowledge, diagnosing common ear health issues is mostly dependent.. read more →

A Vision for the Future of Healthcare

2013
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Co-Authored with Grameen Research, Inc. To really bend the health cost curve downward, we must engage patients directly and shift from the current model of  late diagnosis and treatment (“sick care”) to a more cost-effective system that focuses on healthy lifestyle promotion, disease prevention and highly-coordinated care from the most appropriate providers. This is particularly.. read more →

World Healthcare Congress 2013, April 08 – 10 2013, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, Maryland, USA

2013
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The 10th Anniversary World Health Care Congress 2013 Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, Maryland, USA The 10th Annual World Health Care Congress (WHCC) is committed to improving global health care by bringing together business, political, and academic leaders to actively share information and collaborate to improve the overall quality and cost of.. read more →

US Short of 91,500 Doctors by 2020

2013
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By 2020 our nation will face a serious shortage of both primary care and specialist physicians to care for an aging and growing population. According to the AAMC’s Center for Workforce Studies, there will be 45,000 too few primary care physicians – and a shortage of 46,000 surgeons and medical specialists – in the next.. read more →

5 Ways to Get Paid for Telemedicine in the US

2013
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ATA CEO, Jon Linkous: Paying for Telemedicine in the United States Of the $2.8 trillion that constitutes healthcare market in the U.S., there are five primary sources that support almost all telemedicine.  All are rapidly expanding. Hospital and healthcare systems – Support comes from two areas.  First, managed care, health home and Accountable Care plans.. read more →

US Health Reform Infographic

2013
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See full-size and details from Independent Health. read more →

MIT/Harvard First International Development (ID) Hack Project

2013
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Using Mobile Phones for Cervical Cancer Screening

2013
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ClickMedix founder partnered with University of Pennsylvania and Botswana-UPenn Partnership program to pioneer cervical cancer screening using mobile camera phones. *Note: This presentation contains medical images which may be unsuitable for those not accustomed. Using Mobile Phones for Cervical Cancer Screening from ClickMedix read more →

Extending US Healthcare Capacity with Mobile Technologies

2013
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As US begins its shift in healthcare payment and delivery models, technology-enabled solutions become ever-more relevant to achieve faster and better outcome-based care, with less resources. This presentation presents a mobile health system in the context of enabling health providers in the US to do more, with less. Extending US Healthcare Capacity with ClickMedix from.. read more →

MIT-Japan Exhibits Innovations in Healthcare

2013
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ClickMedix is honored to be invited by MIT Industrial Liaison Program to exhibit at its inaugural Startup Company Exhibition in Japan. Our mobile telemedicine and homecare products has attracted the attention of companies such a Fujitsu, Fujifilm, Mitsui, NTT, and Johnson Controls interested in extending their innovations into healthcare. read more →

Calling all healthcare pioneers!

2013
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Let’s make healthcare better, faster, and more affordable! read more →

Telemedicine to Reduce US Healthcare Costs

2013
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According to a Bob Spoerl’s article, “3 Ways Telemedicine Can Help ACOs Coordinate Care, Cut Costs”, he indicated that telemedicine has the following benefits: 1. Telemedicine provides patients an avenue to receive unlimited access to a medical professional. The intent of any ACO is to improve quality of care for each patient within its set population… read more →

Calling all women entrepreneurs! Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is an experience of a lifetime!

2012
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  Everything about Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards exceeded my expectations! – Ting Shih It started with a straightforward application form prompting for an executive summary of a business plan. Then the finalists, selected among more than 1,000 applicants from around the world, were notified in June, with the formal press release in early July. Then.. read more →

Can Telemedicine Innovations Used In Developing Countries Help Save US Healthcare?

2012
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Four years ago, I began developing and piloting a system based on the simple concept of using mobile smartphones to facilitate telemedicine in developing countries. What started for me as a project at the MIT Media Lab evolved into a complete system that lets a remote physician provide diagnosis and treatment advice to patients, using.. read more →

Field Story: Using Smartphones for Maternal/Child Risk Screening in India

2012
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- By Ting Shih Society for Nutrition, Education & Health Action (SNEHA http://www.snehamumbai.org) pioneers using smart phones (Android) and ClickMedix mhealth program for maternal/child risk screening in Mumbai, India. It all started with an email… From SNEHA project coordinator: We are launching several new initiatives in which are quite large in scale and would benefit from.. read more →

Rock Health’s Rocking Startups!

2012
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By Ting Shih Rock Health is the world’s premier mobile healthcare (mHealth) incubator. Each team selected, out of hundreds of applicants, receive a 20K USD start-up grant, with NO equity stake taken away from the startup! Participants of Rock Health are introduced to mobile/tech/healthcare VCs, hospital partners, as well as potential customers. For a mobile.. read more →

Quality Access to All is within Reach.

2012
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“Truly affordable but high-quality health care tools and services are the only means by which quality health care can be provided to all.” – Nobel Peace Laureate, Professor Muhammad Yunus, father of microfinance and founder of Grameen Bank, Grameen America and Grameen Health Care social businesses.   April 24, 2012 By Ting Shih At the.. read more →

Primary research shows Uganda patients willing to pay for mobile phone-powered teledermatology

2012
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By J. Hibler, D.O. Introduction Access to dermatologic care in rural Uganda remains a major healthcare problem.  The need for timely and cost-effective skin care cannot be underestimated.  The majority of certified dermatologists practice in the capital, Kampala, and larger cities such as Jinja, Lira, and Mbarara.  Patients in rural areas are burdened by the.. read more →

ClickMedix showcases mobile health technologies in the Philippines

2012
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The Philippines has been trying to bring forth initiatives that address critical shortages of health services all over the country especially in unreachable areas. The increasing number of constituents and the lag experienced in reaching them require the application of science and technology advancements, in particular telehealth. With this in mind, AyalaTBI in partnership with.. read more →

Marelinc: Initial Designs for a Maternal Health Solution for the Philippines

2012
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  ClickMedix: Mobile Tele-Maternal Care for the Philippines on Prezi read more →

Fighting Leprosy in Trinidad and Tobago

2012
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Trinidad and Tobago, June 2011 DR. Kudakwashe Maloney M.D., Dermatologist and Clinical Fellow in Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston Massachusetts wanted to be sure that the problem she saw was real. If it was real she wanted to solve it. Dr. Maloney, with deep passion for Trinidad, knows firsthand that Hansen’s.. read more →

ClickMedix Presents Mobile Tele-Geriatric Care at mHealth Summit Venture Fair

2011
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At the first mHealth Summit Venture Fair, presented by mHIMSS, ClickMedix was selected to pitch its plans for providing mHealth services to speed-up healthcare delivery at lower costs. This presentation showcases lessons learned from our 10+ country pilots and the realization that the fastest way to effective treatment, is through advice by medical experts –.. read more →

Hansen’s Disease Study in Trinidad and Tobago

2011
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Reposted from Partners Center of Expertise in Global Health and Community Medicine MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011 Beyond Biblical Days Kuda Maloney, M.D/MPhil Dermatology Resident Trinidad and Tobago: A feasibility study on the utility of a standard set of Images as a screening tool for Hansen’s disease. Two heavy barrels block the entrance to the street,.. read more →

WHO Compendium of new and emerging health technologies

2011
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World Health Organization published 2011 compendium of new and emerging health technologies that address global health concerns has been created as a neutral platform for technologies which are likely to be suitable for use in low-resource settings. The publication is separated into Under Development and Commercialized technologies. In the Commercialized category, ClickMedix technology is mentioned under “Mobile technology to.. read more →

ClickDerm: Mobile & Web Teledermatology

2011
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ClickDerm Product on Prezi read more →

The Long Tail Economy in Healthcare: Affordable Care for the Next Billion Through Mobile Technologies

2011
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At this TEDx talk in Taipei, I describe first-hand experiences of healthcare around the world  and how we can create mobile health (mhealth) economics, based on the long tail concept, in order to provide affordable  healthcare to the billions of under-served people. read more →

Click’s Solution for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH)

2010
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Maternal, newborn and child health is an important focus of ClickDiagnostics’ projects. In our partnership with BRAC Manoshi, we designed a mHealth system specifically for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health. We worked to reengineer BRAC’s MNCH program by integrating Click’s mHealth model and equipping female community health workers (CHWs) with mobile phones. See how: View.. read more →

Standart Post

2010
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3 simple ways to address maternal and newborn mortality.

2010
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To paint the current situation in maternal and child health in the developing world, check out this video from Melinda Gates. Please pay special attention to the comments about maternal and newborn health, which is between minute 47 and 57 in the video. Despite improvements in overall global health in last 50 years, as Melinda.. read more →

Maternal Mortality: Mamma’s Story

2010
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Each year, hundreds of thousands of women die giving births. Click on the link below for a powerful photo essay by Linsey Addario, who followed a live birth of a young mother in Sierra Leone. (Please note: some visuals may be graphic.) A young mother’s death in this photo essay is a real story for.. read more →

Offshore or onsite developers?

2010
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One of the key decisions in building ClickDiagnostics’ services is whether to use offshore or onsite developers. On the one-hand, offshore developers offer competitive pricing, but on the other hand, you are putting your service in the hands of “strangers” and only evaluating their capability, work ethics, trust-worthiness, and efficiency through their website, their online portfolios, and.. read more →

Experiences working with CHWs and patients in Bangladesh

2010
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Hi everyone! This is my first post after a long time, and I have a lot of exciting learnings to share. ClickDiagnostics has been operating in Bangladesh for over a year now, and has been working with several large NGOs to empower their systems using mHealth. In this post I will be sharing our key insights from close.. read more →

December 2009 – It’s almost time!!!

2010
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Though the team is scattered all over right now (Florida, California, and Massachusetts) we are getting really close to our trip to South Africa! Wahooo! All that harf work in the classroom and those long nights spent researching mobile health and the health industry in general will now be paying off. My team is really excited.. read more →

November 2009 – Digging In

2010
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We are now a couple of months into G-LAB Africa GHD and things just keep getting more interesting. We have received confirmation that we and ClickDiagnostics will be working with the Mvezo Tribe for our pilot remote diagnostics clinic in the Umtata Region of the Eastern Cape. The Eastern Cape is South Africa’s poorest province.. read more →

October 2009 – Getting Started on Global Health

2010
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My team has been looking forward to this class for a very long time. Global Entrepreneurship Lab (or G-LAB) is a class at MIT Sloan that seeks to match up groups of 3-4 students with companies in the developing world in order to not only provide the students with hands-on business experience, but to provide.. read more →

Boston to Botswana – A Quick Pre-Departure Rundown

2009
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In the wee hours of the morning on January 3rd I will be leaving the dark, cold Boston winter for the sunny, hot (like, really hot) sub-saharan African summer.   For 3-4 months, I will work on ClickDiagnostics projects in and around both Gaborone, Botswana and Johannesburg, South Africa. I definitely have my work cut out.. read more →

Exciting Developments in Click Bangladesh

2009
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This is to update you on the exciting developments in Click Bangladesh. As you probably know, we started our first official venture with BRAC (the largest NGO in the world) last July. Under this pilot venture, we are enabling Brac’s community health workers in one of their projects called Manoshi, with mobile phones complete with.. read more →