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Weekly Overseas Health IT Links - 24th March, 2012.

March 24th, 2012 by davidmore
Here are a few I have come across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment. ----- http://www.govhealthit.com/news/smartphones-improve-kenyan-disease-surveillance Smartphones improve Kenyan disease surveillance By Mary Mosquera Created 2012-03-13 09:44 Smartphones show promise in disease surveillance in the developing world because it is faster, cheaper and more accurate than traditional paper survey methods to gather disease information after the initial setup cost. Smartphone data was more reliable than paper, according to the findings of the Kenya Ministry of Health and researchers in Kenya for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Survey data collected with smartphones in the study had fewer errors and were more quickly available for analyses than data...

This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
 
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