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Texas Hospital’s mHealth Game Targets a Public Health Crisis

January 5, 2017 - A Texas health system is combing mHealth and gaming technology to teach the local Hispanic population about liver disease. The Hospitals of Providence partnered with the El Paso Times and gamification software company OfferCraft to produce an online trivia game that includes educational videos, links to a podcast and infographics on liver disease. Officals say the game has already been played...


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Texas Hospital’s mHealth Game Targets a Public Health Crisis

by Eric Wicklund

A Texas health system is combing mHealth and gaming technology to teach the local Hispanic population about liver disease. The Hospitals of Providence partnered with the El Paso Times and gamification software company OfferCraft to produce an...

Digital Decision Support: Using mHealth to Combat Antibiotic Overuse

by Eric Wicklund

Timely tweets, Facebook posts and other social mHealth messages can help healthcare providers cut down on potentially deadly antibiotic overuse, a new study indicates. The study, conducted at the University of Chicago Medicine and appearing in...

mHealth Platform Tracks Vital Signs With a Camera

by Eric Wicklund

A hospital in Scotland is testing a new mHealth platform designed to triage patients via facial recognition and gaming software. The technology, developed at the University of St. Andrews, measures a person’s blood rate and pulse oxygen...

Health Systems Make a Game of mHealth to Improve Education

by Eric Wicklund

Health system administrators wanting to make sure their staff and residents are up-to-date on the latest protocols have a new tool at their disposal: The smartphone. They’re using a gaming platform developed by Qstream, a Harvard Medical...

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