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Coalition Launches to Fight Ebola with Mobile Health Information

Health eVillages, a program founded by Donato Tramuto and Physicians Interactive (PI) in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK Center), recently announced it is establishing a collaborative coalition of companies to distribute free information and timely updates on Ebola through mobile and web-based applications to millions of Health Care Professionals (HCPs) and consumers worldwide.

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7 Genius hacks saving lives in the world’s poorest places

While life is measurably improving for many in the developing world, one thing that’s still hard to come by outside big cities is the latest in medical technology. Things like elaborate intensive care facilities for newborn babies can be rare even at large hospitals, and in rural villages, just having reliable access to purified water can be a luxury. Read more here.

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Health eVillages Sets New Milestone with Funding of its First Maternity Clinic in Lwala, Kenya

Donato Tramuto, the Founder of Health eVillages, announced a new initiative that will greatly expand the program’s impact in the underserved region surrounding Lwala, Kenya. Tramuto announced that Physicians Interactive, along with 35 other private donors, have raised the funds needed to build a new maternity care clinic for the Lwala Community Alliance (LCA) in Migori County, Kenya. Read more here.

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Tramuto featured in mHealth News “Lesson from Kenya: Apps can save lives”

The power of mHealth was on full display at HIMSS 14, thanks to Donato Tramuto and “the Martin Luther King of Africa.” Tramuto, the founder, chairman and CEO of Physicians Interactive, presided over an emotional session this past week titled “Apps Save Lives: How mHealth Technology Improves Healthcare Quality Worldwide.” His co-presenter was Milton Ochieng’, whose Lwala Community Hospital and Lwala Community Alliance in Kenya have come to symbolize the ability of mHealth to affect change in the Third World.

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Health eVillages featured in the Lwala Community Alliance “Partner Spotlight”

Over the last several years, Health eVillages has grown to be one of Lwala’s most engaged partners. Health eVillages, a program of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, provides mobile health technology including medical reference and clinical decision support resources to medical professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world. Our partnership with Health eVillages began when they provided iPods and iPads loaded with the Skyscape medical reference app to clinicians and community health

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How This Tech Giant Accidentally Revolutionized Health Care

Apple Inc. (AAPL): How This Tech Giant Accidentally Revolutionized Health Care Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) didn’t necessarily intend to revolutionize healthcare, but that’s exactly what happened. Healthcare has changed dramatically since Steve Jobs first stood in front of an audience to introduce first the iPhone then later the iPad. Much of that change can be directly attributed to Apple Inc. To read the full article, click here.

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Health eVillages announces deal to bring mHealth tools to the Gulf Coast

Health eVillages announces deal to bring mHealth tools to the Gulf Coast Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion caused an ecological nightmare along the Gulf Coast, a new partnership aims to bring mHealth tools to community health professionals to help improve healthcare and chart lingering issues related to the disaster. Read the full article here.

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Health eVillages launches new mHealth effort in Haiti

Health eVillages launches new mHealth effort in Haiti Health eVillages, the global mHealth program launched roughly two years ago by Physicians Interactive’s Donato Tramuto and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, has launched another program to deliver much-needed healthcare services to Haiti. The Marlborough, Mass.-based program this week unveiled the Health eVillages College Outreach (HERO) program, which will place nursing educators from Weston, Mass.-based Regis College in the impoverished Caribbean nation and arm them with mHealth

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Tech savvy: An app a day can keep ill health at bay

Tech savvy: An app a day can keep ill health at bay It was 2:30 am. A patient with a serious injury had just been rushed to New Delhi’s Max Super Speciality Hospital. An urgent X-ray was taken, but there were no radiologists onsite during the small hours to interpret the scans. Luckily, Dr Debajyoti Chaudhuri – who was roused from his sleep – could access the image using an app called MphRx Connect on his BlackBerry at home. In

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