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Such use of text messaging is not unprecedented in healthcare, and texts are already widely used throughout the UK to remind people about their appointments. ... Below are a few other examples of ways in which text messages can be used in healthcare:.

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  • UK preparing self-care portal for patients UK preparing self-care portal for patients

    To that end there are plans to expand its functionality and reach by introducing new channels for “participation and transactions” such as text messaging, apps, telephone and social media services.

  • Text messaging fails to change stance on flu vaccine

    The results of the US pilot study published in Obstetrics &Gynecology have concluded that text messaging prompts were not effective at increasing influenza vaccination rates among a low-income, urban, obstetric ... The use of text messaging as a simple

  • Mobile health gaining popularity Mobile health gaining popularity

    Text messages underused. The survey found 85 per cent of US adults own a mobile phone and, of those that do, 53 per cent own smartphones. ... But while text messaging was almost a universal activity, its uptake for health remains limited.

  • Digital Intelligence roundup

    This week the Digital Intelligence blog also covered a trial that suggested text messaging can increase medication adherence and a study that highlighted the need for healthcare data 'trade rules' if

  • Text messaging increases medication adherence

    Patients who received text message reminders to take their medicine significantly improved their medication adherence, according to a new study. ... that the use of a text message reminder programme assists in preserving higher rates of adherence over

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  • Key considerations for disease- modifying Parkinson’s disease trials Key considerations for disease- modifying Parkinson’s disease trials

    It’s no surprise that many such studies fail. Preventive measures include: a) a daily medication reminder via text messaging; b) at each visit, site staff should discuss the importance of

  • Don't you forget about me Don't you forget about me

    text three times a week throughout the pregnancy, at birth and then throughout the first year of the baby's life. ... use ingrained into your psyche, text messaging is the next best thing.

  • Paging Dr Millennial Paging Dr Millennial

    developing country doctors are more entrepreneurial. they make greater use of technology (for example, text messaging with patients or using more quantifying devices).

  • Special delivery

    H&K engaged the audience directly sending more than one million text messages in just three months. ... With over 1 trillion SMS text messages sent in the US last year and texting use disproportionately higher among women of childbearing age and minority

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  • Don't you forget about me...

    text three times a week throughout the pregnancy, at birth and then throughout the first year of the baby’s life.  . ... ingrained into your psyche, text messaging is the next best thing.

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