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Digital Health Focus Groups for Pregnant Women or Mothers of Young Children

UC Berkeley School of Public Health and Public Health Institute are conducting focus groups on digital health solutions for vulnerable populations. Are you 18 and older and interested in being part of a focus group and sharing your opinions about your experience with technology for health and well-being? Can you read, speak, and write in… Read More


National Review of Digital Health Solution Best Practices for Vulnerable Populations

Are you an organization that has developed a digital health solution or know of a solution that has been effective in improving the health and well-being of vulnerable populations? PHI will conduct a national review of digital health solutions that have demonstrated the ability to benefit vulnerable populations through either addressing chronic non-communicable diseases or… Read More


Contribute to our Catalog of Digital Health Solutions

Recommend a digital health solution that has effectively engaged vulnerable populations to improve health and well-being through entering information into our database at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WL9YN5R. We will review all entries to assess their effectiveness and best practices in design, implementation and sustainability. This catalog will assist the Digital Health Solutions for Vulnerable Populations Initiative Research team… Read More


Digital Health Solutions for Vulnerable Populations Community Engagement Listening Sessions

PHI would like to understand the challenges, experiences, and concerns of vulnerable populations in managing health and well-being, identify promising community practices to prevent or solve problems, and assess the role of digital technologies as solutions to engage and support populations. During June 2016, PHI will conduct 3 community listening sessions in 3 locations: New… Read More


Mobile Health Activity in Global Maternal and Newborn Health

CITPH Selected to Review Mobile Health Activity in Global Maternal and Newborn Health For women and newborns in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the rapid expansion of mobile technology infrastructure presents an unprecedented opportunity to increase access to health care and save lives that are lost from preventable and avoidable conditions. The objective of… Read More


The Promise of Telehealth: The Commonwealth Fund Connection

Remote patient monitoring—better known as telehealth—can facilitate communication between patients and their caregivers and engage patients in managing their own care. A new set of case studies highlights three successful telehealth programs: The Veterans Health Administration’s Care Coordination Home Telehealth program, which demonstrates the possibility of implementing telehealth on a broad scale and achieving cost-effective,… Read More


Transforming the Safety Net through Mobile Health

As health systems adopt more patient-centered and primary care-oriented models under health care reforms, improved understanding among providers as to how mobile technology may be used effectively will help them to meet the goals of the Triple Aim through improving their ability to provide greater connectivity between patients and their care providers, improving patient experiences… Read More


Mobilizing Family Health Centers – McKesson Foundation Grantee

CITPH receives a grant from The McKesson Foundation’s Mobilizing for Health Program. The study, Mobilizing Family Health Centers of San Diego for Health, deploys an interactive mobile health information service, in order to demonstrate among a largely Hispanic population with type 2 diabetes the intervention’s effectiveness in improving HbA1c levels, reducing “no show rates” for… Read More


National Evaluation of the Text4Baby Program

CITPH, in collaboration with Mathematica Policy Research, was selected by the Health Resources Services Administration to conduct a national evaluation of the implementation and effects of the Text4babysm text messaging program. Text4Baby is an innovative health communication tool that uses mobile technology to reach pregnant and post-partum women. Text4Baby is currently used by over 87,000… Read More


Webinar: Technology-Enabled Strategies for Social Action and Advocacy

Cecili Thompson Williams, the Outreach Director on the Campaign for Better Care at the National Partnership for Women & Families, along with the Center for Technology and Aging and the Center for Innovation and Technology in Public Health hosted a webinar on technology-enabled strategies for social action and advocacy to improve chronic care for vulnerable… Read More

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