Using four scenarios to demonstrate how patient information and identity can be handled through personal, connected health data and devices, this report is an ITU technical paper designed to highlight the interoperability of personal health gateways and health and fitness services.
In an effort to reduce the number of hearing losses and mitigate the risk of lost hearing due to listening to loud music over a prolonged period of time, the World Health Organization has developed global standards for safe listening devices. Toolkit for Safe Listening Devices and Systems summarizes and outlines how government, industry and civic leaders can implement these standards and monitor results to affect hearing loss prevention.
At the heart of preventing disease is understanding the patient. The Be He@lthy Be Mobile - Personas Toolkit 2019 helps global health care organizations involved in mHealth programmes develop personas that identify the specific characteristics of patients that make a good fit. You'll learn what a patient persona is, when to create one, how to create one, and what to do with your personas after you have created them.
Tuberculosis (TB) represents a real threat to global health while tobacco use remains a leading cause of TB. Be He@lthy Be Mobile - A Handbook on How to Implement MTB-Tobacco is a guide for TB health-care providers that shows how to implement a strategy for using SMS text messaging to encourage behavioral change in TB patients and tobacco users.