Making a sharp, professional-looking website has become much easier in recent years. For those who are not design experts, there are tons of free or cheap resources available online. It is no longer necessary to outsource the designing of … Continue reading Resources for Web Design
Nowadays almost every conversation is related to Social Media. People talk all the time about Facebook news, Instagram profiles and sponsored accounts, Tweeter trending topics and Snapchat channels. Social Media has become a place where we learn from different topics, … Continue reading Pharma and Social Media: Friends or Enemies?
Mobile technology for health is an area that has attracted a great deal of attention lately, and a lot of innovation has been done in hopes to improve people’s behavior related to health. But a question remains to be answered: … Continue reading iWatch Fitness for Amateurs… Does it change behavior?
Since the beginning of this semester, I have been involved in the CITRIS Mobile App Challenge in UC Berkeley. This is basically a semester-long competition for the best mobile apps that address identified needs in any of the four categories: Connected Communities, … Continue reading 3 Things I Learned About the App Development Process
I know there are some really innovative mobile health apps that are being rolled out across the country – but many of them are focused on individual-level health changes. What I want to focus on in this post is the … Continue reading Thoughts on Using Tech for Public Health (And It’s Not What You Think…)
Fundraising is one of the most challenging practices for non-profits of any size. In these times, organizations cannot afford to ignore web platforms as a way to increase awareness and support for their causes. Although non-profit organizations are encouraged to use … Continue reading Web Design for Non-Profit Fundraising
Though some may say that the mobile technology takeover is negative (because people are spending more time with their devices than trying to be present), there has been extremely positive effects that came out of the tech boom. Increase use … Continue reading 3 Ways Mobile Technology Has Impacted Health and Healthcare Delivery
What is it? WHO defines mHealth or mobile-Health as medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other wireless devices to improve health. mHealth is considered … Continue reading mHealth
My health communications professor mentioned a few weeks ago in class that SMS technology, or texting, may be on its way out. SMS (which stands for Short Message Service) has been around since the early 90s so it is an … Continue reading How public health can utilize the power of SMS
It is well known that the rise of technology is the most relevant trend nowadays. As the adoption of mobile technology increases, the healthcare industry continues to keep up by leveraging a variety of mobile tools including patient engagement apps, … Continue reading Introducing mobile technology in healthcare