GPS Bracelet: Great Works Responds To PSFK Future Of Health Report

GPS Bracelet: Great Works Responds To PSFK Future Of Health Report
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In developed countries, GPS bracelets are currently being used by some parents to track the location of their small children. UNICEF can apply this same technology to bridge the communication gap between doctors and patients in poorer nations.

Scott Mioduszewski
  • 4 august 2010

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GPS Bracelet

GPS Bracelet: Improving Communication Between Doctors And Patients

In developing countries, a lack of infrastructure makes communication between doctors and patients difficult if not near impossible. Patients often have no way to travel the great distances separating them from the clinics. And doctors have no way of contacting patients to send check-up reminders and medicine.

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