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Mobile health – Emerging markets leading innovation

Nirosha Methananda 24 Sep 2012 3 minutes

The need for improved medical services, population, geographic and socio-economic factors are driving the adoption of mobile health (mHealth) technologies in developing economies. An opportunity exists for western economies to adapt and implement these substantial innovations within their own social systems.

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Mobile Health – Disrupting existing health models

Nirosha Methananda 29 Aug 2012 4 minutes

Digital health requires a fundamental change in the way health care professionals perceive the delivery of services to a ‘patient-as-a-consumer’ model. Research reveals that facilitation of mHealth technology and process requires investment by Government and other key stakeholders in terms of infrastructure, communication and decentralisation.

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Mobile Health – A ubiquitous approach to healthcare

Nirosha Methananda 24 Aug 2012 3 minutes

With the proliferation of mobile technology, opportunities abound for the health sector to leverage these channels for the improved provision and reach of medical services. Mobile health (mHealth) applications are being utilised worldwide for triaging services, as well as digitisation and sharing of health records.

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