Stories

Promotoras de Salud as Healthcare Coordinators

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Field Stories|

Partnership with Promotoras de Salud as Healthcare Coordinators Help patients adhere to a complex care plan. Create a therapeutic alliance between the [...]

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The LC3 Concept

By | July 27th, 2015|Categories: Field Stories, US|

Brought to you by The Longitudinal Chronic Care Course What is it? A Humanities course and a disruptive innovation in health profession education. The LC3 [...]

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Medtronic Shruti Program: Ear Infection Screening and Treatment

By | June 12th, 2015|Categories: Field Stories, India, Medtronic|

In Partnership With Medtronic is a world's largest medical devices company dedicated to  contributing to human welfare through the application of biomedical engineering. Patients Health [...]

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

By | November 11th, 2013|Categories: India, Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

5 Ways to Get Paid for Telemedicine in the US

By | March 3rd, 2013|Categories: Resources, Telemedicine, US|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

US Health Reform Infographic

By | March 3rd, 2013|Categories: Health Reform, Resources, US|Tags: , , , , , , |

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Using Mobile Phones for Cervical Cancer Screening

By | February 20th, 2013|Categories: Field Stories|

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 [...]

Telemedicine to Reduce US Healthcare Costs

By | January 18th, 2013|Categories: Resources, US|

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 [...]

Case Study in Telehealth Adoption

By | January 3rd, 2013|Categories: Field Stories, Resources, Telemedicine|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Partners HealthCare: Connecting Heart Failure Patients to Providers Through Remote Monitoring Andrew Broderick ABSTRACT: Partners HealthCare’s programs in home telehealth have been driven by its Center for Connected Health, which has pilot-tested and implemented telemedicine [...]

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

By | June 12th, 2012|Categories: Global, Resources, Telemedicine|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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

By | May 28th, 2012|Categories: India, Projects|

- 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 [...]

Rock Health’s Rocking Startups!

By | April 30th, 2012|Categories: Global|

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 [...]

Quality Access to All is within Reach.

By | April 24th, 2012|Categories: Global, mHealth Resources, mHealth Service Models, Services|

"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 [...]

Uganda patients willing to pay for mobile phone-powered teledermatology

By | January 27th, 2012|Categories: Global, mHealth Resources, Projects, Uganda|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By J. Hibler, D.O. Introduction Teaching village pharmacist to use mobile telehealth application Access to dermatologic care in rural Uganda remains a major healthcare problem.  The need for timely and cost-effective skin care [...]

ClickMedix showcases mobile health technologies in the Philippines

By | January 9th, 2012|Categories: Events, Global, Philippines, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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

By | January 5th, 2012|Categories: Global, Philippines, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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Fighting Leprosy in Trinidad and Tobago

By | January 4th, 2012|Categories: Field Stories, Projects, Trinidad and Tobago|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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. [...]

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Hansen’s Disease Study in Trinidad and Tobago

By | December 4th, 2011|Categories: Projects, Resources, Trinidad and Tobago|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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

By | January 16th, 2011|Categories: Global, Resources, US|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

3 simple ways to address maternal and newborn mortality.

By | August 16th, 2010|Categories: Global, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Maternal Mortality: Mamma’s Story

By | August 11th, 2010|Categories: Field Stories, Global|Tags: , , , , , |

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. [...]

Offshore or onsite developers?

By | August 10th, 2010|Categories: Global, mHealth Devices, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

December 2009 – It’s almost time!!!

By | February 10th, 2010|Categories: Field Stories, South Africa|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

November 2009 – Digging In

By | February 9th, 2010|Categories: Field Stories, South Africa|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

October 2009 – Getting Started on Global Health

By | February 4th, 2010|Categories: Field Stories, South Africa|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Boston to Botswana – A Quick Pre-Departure Rundown

By | December 16th, 2009|Categories: Botswana, Field Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Exciting Developments in Click Bangladesh

By | November 3rd, 2009|Categories: Field Stories, mHealth Devices|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]