Text messaging programs such as mHealth assist patients by sending reminders about check ups and vaccinations. As well as important information about disease prevention. Recently, the Kenya Medical Research Institute sent text messages to healthcare workers throughout the country who were treating malaria patients. The program resulted in a 25 percent patient improvement rate, as [...]
You might have to shake hands multiple time a day. Do you know hand shake can predict how long you may live?. Scientists at University College London’s Medical Research Council claim that people who have strong hand shake grip, who can get up from the chair quickly. Who walk fast and can balance their body [...]
58 per cent of people would rather rely on the internet than visit a health professional for advice.Sep 17th, 2011 | By omar shaikh | Category: Healthcare IT
Research by Simplyhealth found that nearly 50 per cent of people believe the way they seek health-related information and advice has changed over the past decade. Britons are increasingly relying on the internet to provide health information, rather than treating their doctor as the first port of call, a survey suggests. Thirty-one per cent of [...]
Health care providers who connect with their patients online might need to be careful about what they say … publicly, but study HIPAA and think twice about how much one shares. Privacy issues
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