Integrating Health Care Delivery and Data Collection in Rural India Using a Rapidly Deployable eHealth Center

@inproceedings{Agrawal2013IntegratingHC,
  title={Integrating Health Care Delivery and Data Collection in Rural India Using a Rapidly Deployable eHealth Center},
  author={Anurag Agrawal and Jaijit Bhattacharya and Nishant Baranwal and Sushil Bhatla and Salil Dube and Viren Sardana and Devender R. Gaur and Danica Balazova and Samir K. Brahmachari},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2013}
}
Inequity in health care access is a major cause of increasing disease burden, catastrophic medical expenses, and inability to escape poverty, especially in the developing world [1–6]. Government programs to effect disease surveillance and treatment do exist, such as for tuberculosis, yet proper implementation is often lacking, especially in rural regions [1,5–7]. The foremost limitation is a real shortage of health care providers coupled with inequitable concentration of resources, of both… CONTINUE READING