LabPush: A pilot study of providing remote clinics with laboratory results via short message service (SMS) in Swaziland, Africa - A qualitative study

@article{Hao2015LabPushAP,
  title={LabPush: A pilot study of providing remote clinics with laboratory results via short message service (SMS) in Swaziland, Africa - A qualitative study},
  author={Wen-Rui Hao and Yi-Hsin Elsa Hsu and Kuan-Chen Chen and Hsien-Chang Li and Usman Iqbal and Phung Anh Nguyen and Chih-Wei Huang and Hsuan-Chia Yang and Peisan Lee and Mei-Hsuan Li and Sharoon Lungile Hlatshwayo and Yu-Chuan Li and Wen-Shan Jian},
  journal={Computer methods and programs in biomedicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={77-83}
}
BACKGROUND Developing countries are confronting a steady growth in the prevalence of the infectious diseases. Mobile technologies are widely available and can play an important role in health care at the regional, community, and individual levels. Although labs usually able to accomplish the requested blood test and produce the results within two days after receiving the samples, but the time for the results to be delivered back to clinics is quite variable depending on how often the motorbike… CONTINUE READING

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