The definition of m-health
can be cited as early as 2004 as "mobile computing, medical sensor, and communications technologies for health-care" and even prior to that as the self-explanatory "Unwired e-med.
They can also help others during health emergencies because they carry m-health
apps that detect different conditions, even a heart attack.
In the past four-five years, India has seen increased investments in m-health
and tele-health; e-commerce in medicine will see growth as more firms enter the segment, backed by global investors.
Attending clinicians updated patient entries using the m-health
application during patient admissions and consultant ward rounds, while writing any operative records and on hospital discharge.
The telco's venture into m-health
services with KonsultaMD is one of its most groundbreaking moves to date, giving customers a 24/7 phone doctor that allows them to consult licensed Filipino doctors without leaving their homes.
Both the entities would support initiatives in m-Health
, m-Education, m-Governance, and Agriculture.
centre will serve the inhabitants of blocs 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216 and 217, through highly qualified staff and cutting-edge medical equipment.
This issue of Leprosy Review begins with an overview of telemedicine, often referred to as m-health
, and how it applies to the field of leprosy.
Promote innovative service-delivery models, including the use of technology such as m-health
and e-health to ensure quality and continuity of care.
platform has also been utilized in other health priorities such as voluntary medical male circumcision, where text messaging resulted in a modest but significant improvement in attendance at the 7-day post-operative clinic visit following adult male circumcision compared with the standard of care (29).
e-Health or m-Health
will revolutionise healthcare, and has a huge role to play in transforming healthcare provision across the region and the rest of the world, commented Galica.
A 2011 worldwide study of 114 nations undertaken by the World Health Organization (WHO) found that m-health
initiatives have been established in many countries, but there is variation in adoption levels.