Archive for the ‘mHealth’ Category

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


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

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