Promotoras de Salud in the Healthcare Field:
A promotora de salud is a Hispanic/ Latino community member who receives specialized training to provide basic health education in the community. They are responsible for the longitudinal coordination, communication, […]
Medtronic is a world’s largest medical devices company dedicated to contributing to human welfare through the application of biomedical engineering.
Deafness and hearing loss are two of the most commonly diagnosed health issues faced by patients […]
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.
Partners HealthCare: Connecting Heart Failure Patients to Providers Through Remote Monitoring
ABSTRACT: Partners HealthCare’s programs in home telehealth have been driven by its Center for Connected Health, which has pilot-tested and implemented telemedicine and remote […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
– 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: […]
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! […]
“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 […]
By J. Hibler, D.O.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Reposted from Partners Center of Expertise in Global Health and Community Medicine
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
Beyond Biblical Days
Kuda Maloney, M.D/MPhil
Trinidad and Tobago: A feasibility study on the utility of a standard set of Images as […]
The Long Tail Economy in Healthcare: Affordable Care for the Next Billion Through Mobile Technologies
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]