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IT Management

Cellphone Data can Track Infectious Diseases

2015 24 Aug

A new study published in PNAS demonstrates that mobile phone data could be a useful tool for understanding how infectious diseases are spread seasonally. Using anonymous mobile phone records for more than 15 million people in Kenya, Princeton University and Harvard University researchers were able to track the spread of rubella in the African country.... Read more

IT Management

mHealth Patient Engagement Rises But...

2015 23 May

Although cellular phones and other mobile devices providing patient-centred technology actively engage patients in care, evidence of effectiveness in improving health-related outcomes is limited, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. In addition, "providers have not been able to effectively leverage technology tools" to improve population... Read more