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Text-message reminders to improve sunscreen use: a randomized, controlled trial using electronic monitoring.
- A. Armstrong, A. Watson, Maryanne Makredes, Jason E. Frangos, A. Kimball, J. Kvedar
- Archives of dermatology
- 1 November 2009
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of cellular telephone text messaging as a reminder tool for improving adherence to sunscreen application. DESIGN We conducted a randomized, controlled trial… Expand
Digital medicine's march on chronic disease
Digital medicine offers the possibility of continuous monitoring, behavior modification and personalized interventions at low cost, potentially easing the burden of chronic disease in… Expand
Connected health: a review of technologies and strategies to improve patient care with telemedicine and telehealth.
With the advent of national health reform, millions more Americans are gaining access to a health care system that is struggling to provide high-quality care at reduced costs. The increasing adoption… Expand
An Internet-Based Virtual Coach to Promote Physical Activity Adherence in Overweight Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial
- A. Watson, T. Bickmore, A. Cange, A. Kulshreshtha, J. Kvedar
- Journal of medical Internet research
- 26 January 2012
Background Addressing the obesity epidemic requires the development of effective, scalable interventions. Pedometers and Web-based programs are beneficial in increasing activity levels but might be… Expand
Impact of Home-Based Monitoring on the Care of Patients with Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure (CHF) affects nearly 5 million people in the United States with an annual cost of $30 billion. Home-based telemonitoring is a therapeutic tool that may reduce costs and… Expand
Telemedicine in vascular surgery: feasibility of digital imaging for remote management of wounds.
PURPOSE Telemedicine coupled with digital photography could potentially improve the quality of outpatient wound care and decrease medical cost by allowing home care nurses to electronically transmit… Expand
Text to Move: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Text-Messaging Program to Improve Physical Activity Behaviors in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Stephen O Agboola, K. Jethwani, L. López, M. Searl, Sandra O'Keefe, J. Kvedar
- Journal of medical Internet research
- 1 November 2016
Background Text messages are increasingly being used because of the low cost and the ubiquitous nature of mobile phones to engage patients in self-care behaviors. Self-care is particularly important… Expand
Virtual TeleStroke support for the emergency department evaluation of acute stroke.
- L. Schwamm, E. Rosenthal, +6 authors S. Levine
- Academic emergency medicine : official journal of…
- 1 November 2004
OBJECTIVES Telemedicine-enabled acute stroke consultation (TeleStroke) may be useful to determine eligibility for treatment with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and provide support to emergency… Expand
Diabetes Connected Health: A Pilot Study of a Patient- and Provider-Shared Glucose Monitoring Web Application
- A. Watson, J. Kvedar, Basmah Rahman, A. Pelletier, Gregory J. Salber, R. Grant
- Journal of diabetes science and technology
- 1 March 2009
Background: Real-time sharing of blood glucose results with providers could improve communication and lead to more timely medication titration. New technology platforms are available to support the… Expand
Delivering health care in rural Cambodia via store-and-forward telemedicine: a pilot study.
- H. Brandling-Bennett, I. Kedar, D. Pallin, G. Jacques, G. Gumley, J. Kvedar
- Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official…
- 22 March 2005
Since 2001, a monthly telemedicine clinic has helped provide health care to residents in a remote region in Cambodia. Physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in… Expand