Health eVillages from Skyscape Parent and RFK Center Aims to Take mHealth Global A few months ago, James BonTempo of Jhpiego, a public health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins, shared with us his thoughts on why mobile technology could transform the health of underserved populations. At the Health 2.0 Conference,
Work inspired by 9/11 recognized Two of Robert F. Kennedy’s children are on hand as a foundation formed after tragedy marks 10 years. After Sept. 11, 2001, Donato Tramuto said he spent weeks trying to understand why he was alive and his friends were not. Tramuto had a ticket to fly out on United Airlines Flight 175 that morning, along with his friends Ron Gamboa and Daniel Brandhorst and their son, David Gamboa-Brandhorst, 3. But a toothache for Tramuto meant
Health eVillages Initiative Launched Today marks the official launch of a historic healthcare and human rights advocacy consortium, Health eVillages, which aims to bring mobile medical reference and decision support technology to clinicians fighting to save lives in underserved regions worldwide. Physician’s Interactive Holdings, with its subsidiary Skyscape.com, Inc., in partnership with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, will formally announce the creation of Health eVillages during this year’s Health 2.0 Conference. Health eVillages will be
mHealth Missions Abound at Health 2.0 From global initiatives to developer challenges, the recent Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco offered a number of compelling mobile health news stories. One of the highlights of the four-year-old, two-day conference was the unveiling of Health eVillages, a collaborative effort led by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and renowned healthcare IT innovator Donato Tramuto to push mHealth tools to where they’re needed the most: Underserved locations around the
Coalition Launched to Provide Telehealth Services to Underserved Areas SAN FRANCISCO – A number of heavy hitters in the healthcare field are joining forces with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights to launch an initiative aimed at providing medical reference and decision support technology to underserved regions around the world. View full story.
Kennedy-backed Health eVillages Program to Deliver Mobile Reference to Health Professionals Monday at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco, Marlborough, Mass.-based Physician’s Interactive Holdings, which owns mobile medical reference software vendor Skyscape, and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, announced that they are jointly launching Health eVillages, a program that will provide smartphones and other mobile devices, loaded with medical texts, drug guides, and other reference tools, to health professionals in low-income regions of the
How Phones Are Changing Healthcare In Africa A slew of mobile initiatives are revolutionizing the way that healthcare is delivered in Africa and other developing communities. While much has been made of the “mobile revolution” in North America, phones are even more important in developing communities where they are sometimes the only way for people to share and receive information. View full story.
Marlborough Co. Brings Mobile Info to Remote Health Workers Physicians Interactive Holdings, a Marlborough-based health care information company, is joining with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights to launch a medical reference system aimed at health care workers operating in underserved parts of the world. View Full Story