Problems using mobile technologies in public health care


Public health

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Many health care providers in remote locations around the world are actively using newer mobile technologies like text messaging and fingerprint identification to deliver important services and timely information to their patients. 

While the efforts are well-intended, two new studies led by the Yale School of Public Health find that such approaches need to be closely monitored to make sure they are meeting targeted goals.

The two recently published studies identified multiple problems integrating mobile technologies into public health care.   

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