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Future Of Health: Gathering Health Information Via SMS

Future Of Health: Gathering Health Information Via SMS
Innovation

Healthcare workers in India have developed a system for quickly transmitting information via SMS.

Kyle Studstill
  • 24 may 2010

A system developed by the Catholic Relief Services’ maternal health monitoring program allows healthcare workers in India to share and gather information efficiently through the use of mobile SMS. The system allows for real-time information to be transmitted in lieu of paperwork forms; through coded SMS messages, demographic and situational information is sent to a central portal for collection and analysis. See the image below for an example of the shortcode system:

Catholic Relief Services

[via MobileActive]

Over the next few weeks, PSFK is running a trends research and innovation project in association with UNICEF. We will be researching (with your help) the development of key trends that impact health and wellbeing and then using our findings to develop with partners concepts that UNICEF and likeminded organizations could consider deploying across the world.

Find out more here: PSFK presents the Future Of Health in association with UNICEF

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