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Digital Health Tools Empowering Parents

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology
Daniel Donahoo

Clinicloud are preparing to launch their packaged digital thermometer and stethoscope that may attract a whole new market for whom smartwatches and Google Glass never appealed. If these devices are as simple to use and connect to parents' phones and apps as easily as the founders describe, then every home with children will want them.

Why mHealth Is Caught Between Vision and Reality

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Dr. Layla McCay

These are still early days in mHealth. But what's clear is that while mHealth may be caught between vision and reality it's not stuck there. It's going to be amazing. Eventually.

World Health Organization Reports Conundrum for eHealth Evaluation

Kate Otto | Posted 05.03.2012 | Impact
Kate Otto

While there is celebration in order for the many eHealth initiatives designed and deployed everyday across the globe, one wonders: just because impressive technologies exist, are they making a difference?

Putting All Our Eggs in the Digital Basket: Health Service Resilience in the Digital Age

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Layla McCay

Is our increasing reliance on technology and efficiency crowding out our capacity for resilience in health service delivery?

Cory Booker's Blizzard: A Prediction for Global Health Prosperity in 2011

Kate Otto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kate Otto

Newark Mayor Cory Booker's success in handling last week's blizzard fuels the optimism with which I predict global health prosperity in 2011.

Cell Phones Saving Lives in Ghana

Kate Otto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kate Otto

With more than 100 million mobile users in Africa, increasing rapidly every month, the idea of utilizing cell phones to increase access to health care is inevitable, but still needs crucial support.