Physicians Interactive chairman and CEO Donato Tramuto honored with Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award
In recognition of his three-decade commitment to creating social change through the advancement of healthcare and human rights across the globe, last night Donato Tramuto, the CEO and Chairman of Physicians Interactive (PI), was honored with the 2014 Ripple of Hope Award from the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Read more here.
Health eVillages launches newest program to team up with Real Medicine Foundation in South Sudan to reduce world’s top maternal mortality rate
No mother should have to die giving life to a child. But in South Sudan a woman has a 1 in 7 chance of dying in pregnancy and childbirth in her lifetime – the highest official maternal mortality rate in the world with 2,054 deaths per 100,000 live births. Read more here.
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.
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.
Health eVillages raises nearly $50,000 to serve world’s “healthcare deserts”
Health eVillages, a program founded by Donato Tramuto and Physicians Interactive in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center), raised nearly $50,000 at its Second Annual “Apps Save Lives” Golf Tournament in New Jersey. Read more here.
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.
Health eVillages Founder featured on WMTW Channel 8 ABC, “Ogunquit man helps to design lifesaving app”
Health eVillages helps to improve the daily workflow for healthcare professionals through technology. WMTW News 8’s Tracy Sabol reports. Watch the video.
Tramuto interviewed in MediaPlanet feature “21st century healthcare” as seen in USA Today
21st century healthcare Technology is ushering in a new age of healthcare. Donato Tramuto, Founder and CEO of Physicians Interactive, explains how. Read more.
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.
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
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.
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.