By measuring and monitoring everything that’s going on in their bodies, biohackers claim they can live life to the fullest. That constant data collection only would be an additional stress factor, is strictly rejected by Teemu Arina.
"Building a mobile healthcare app comes with various demands and conditions: do extensive research, be aware of the many stakeholders with political agendas, and be sensitive, knowledgeable, and understanding about privacy and security of personal data."
Experience has shown that the alarming and communication of first responders is often not appropriately set up. During exercises as well as during calamities the communication is insufficient in 80% of the cases. The result of this is that evacuation is started much too slowly and that emergency services arrive at the wrong place or find themselves in front of locked gates.
mHealth can in many ways have a positive impact on people’s health and lives and improve businesses process. Therefore, healthcare organisations are no exception to delivering user-friendly and compelling mobile experiences for more engagement and an improving medication adherence. Below, we’re highlighting some examples and case studies of how mobile and healthcare work seamlessly together.
The no-show phenomenon in healthcare is on its way back because of sms text message reminders. This not only improves efficiency and saves money, but also involves a patient, who sees the notification system as a user-friendly service.
La Rochelle Hospital has chosen CM Telecom’s mobile platform for reminding its patients on appointments. The hospital cuts on expenses and improves productivity by doing so.
Mobile app and sms questionnaires are improving the production and quality of peanuts grown by farmers in Malawi. A higher quality of the peanut is not only a prerequisite for food safety but also a boost for the countries’ exports.
One of the pharmacies of the future is situated in the province of Limburg, in the Netherlands: Heythuysen Pharmacie. Michael Boon automated his pharmacy with a storage and dispensing system for pharmaceutical packaging, the Servisoft Track & Trace system with a messaging service for clients and a ServiLocker. "Sending text messages and e-mails has brought peace and harmony back into in this pharmacy."