Healthcare via cell phones: a systematic review.

  title={Healthcare via cell phones: a systematic review.},
  author={Santosh Krishna and Suzanne Austin Boren and E. Andrew Balas},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  volume={15 3},
Regular care and informational support are helpful in improving disease-related health outcomes. Communication technologies can help in providing such care and support. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the empirical evidence related to the role of cell phones and text messaging interventions in improving health outcomes and processes of care. Scientific literature was searched to identify controlled studies evaluating cell phone voice and text message interventions to provide care and… CONTINUE READING
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