American Journal of Public Health Shows How Mobile Health Campaigns Can Reach Underserved Populations

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An article in the American Journal of Public Health documents how mobile health campaigns can reach undeserved populations with vital healthcare information. The article chronicles the development and execution of Text4Baby, a text initiative that provides pregnant and new mothers with nutrition and care information to help the development and birth of their children. In particular, the campaign focuses on lower-income groups who don’t have access to traditional care.

Mobile Commons, Sanofi US, and the Prostate Cancer Foundation Partner to Improve Patient Understanding with the New PROST8CARE™ Text Messaging Program

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The text messages are designed to increase patients’ involvement—and help reinforce the information provided by their professional health care teams. Petrylak, MD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY. Matthew R.

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86% of Diabetes Patients Change Their Behaviors After Receiving Text Messages

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A new study out of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia shows – once again – how text messages can inspire people to change their behaviors. “I genuinely believe that text messages that are simple, short, and easy to read can influence increased healthful behaviors.”

The Institute for eHealth Equity Combines the Power of the Pulpit with the Power of Text Messages to Help People Live Healthier Lives

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Problem: How do you reach an underserved community with vital health information? Underserved community members and community members of color often face system-based barriers to accessing healthcare and health-related information.

Mobile Citizen Activism.How about student activism?

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mobile resources such as Eyespot (which can immediately post to any blog) and ask people to post mobile videos on different activist or social justice topics such as reasons why we should donate to a local homeless shelter or supporting universal health care reform.

Mobile Citizen Activism.How about student activism?

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mobile resources such as Eyespot (which can immediately post to any blog) and ask people to post mobile videos on different activist or social justice topics such as reasons why we should donate to a local homeless shelter or supporting universal health care reform.

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time

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This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD ©, Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley. These organizations care about meaningful consumer engagement.

Defining Mobile Learning Isn’t Enough | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog

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How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time – Part 3

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This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD(c) Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley. No use in sugar coating it: there’s virtually nothing simple about the Affordable Care Act.

How to Insure a Country, 160 Characters at a Time – Part 2

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This post was written by Benjamin Stein, CTO & Co-Founder of Mobile Commons, and Mark Hunter, MPH PhD(c) Health Services & Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley. The Affordable Care Act affects virtually every American in some way. An infographic that shows how text messaging can solve some of health care’s systemic problems. .

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