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The era of automated systems to facilitate health care

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Editorial | 0 comments

The era of automated systems to facilitate health care

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Rahul Chakrabarti, Dr1 1Chief Editor, Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine Journal MTM 5:2:1, 2016 doi:10.7309/jmtm.5.2.1 Dear Readers, 7th July, 2016 It is with great pleasure that we present the second issue of the Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine for 2016 with excellent examples of translational mHealth research. One of the great challenges confronting global health care is accessibility and affordability to diagnostic technologies and timely referral to specialist services. In this issue,...

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The era of tailored mHealth

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in Editorial | 0 comments

The era of tailored mHealth

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Rahul Chakrabarti, Dr1 1Chief Editor, Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine Journal MTM 5:1:1–2, 2016 doi:10.7309/jmtm.5.1.1 Dear Readers, It is with great pleasure that we introduce the first issue of the fifth volume of the Journal with a diverse range of papers that illustrate the broad engagement of mobile health technologies to target the spectrum of socioeconomic groups in society. Currently the mHealth developers stand at the precipice of the greatest rate in growth of mHealth related apps....

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Virtual Environments in Modern Medicine

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Editorial | 0 comments

Virtual Environments in Modern Medicine

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Dr. Rahul Chakrabarti, Dr. Chandrashan Perera Journal MTM 4:3:1, 2015 doi:10.7309/jmtm.4.3.1 Dear Audience, It is with great pleasure that the editorial board presents in the third issue of the Journal for this year a glimpse of the potential for virtual reality (VR) environments in patient care. In the current issue, Lehman1 and colleagues discuss the current capabilities and limitations of virtual reality environments in assessing the safety of patients in a spectrum of “real-world” settings. The...

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Mobile health at the forefront of translational research

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Editorial | 0 comments

Mobile health at the forefront of translational research

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Rahul Chakrabarti Journal MTM 4:2:1, 2015 doi:10.7309/jmtm.4.2.1 Dear readers, It is with great pleasure that we present the second issue of the Journal for the year. The current issue highlights excellent examples of the capacity for translational research in mobile health. Fundamentally, the concept of translational research refers to the evolution of “bench to bedside” care. In the past the concept has referred to the application of knowledge attained through basic science research to improving...

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JMTM Editorial Volume 4 (2015) Issue 1

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Editorial | 0 comments

JMTM Editorial Volume 4 (2015) Issue 1

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Rahul Chakrabarti1,2 1Chief Editor, Journal of Mobil Technology in Medicine; 2Ophthalmology Registrar, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Journal MTM 4:1:1, 2015 doi:10.7309/jmtm.4.1.1 It is with great pleasure that we present in this first issue of 2015 a compendium of publications outlining the global impact of mHealth applications, particularly in developing countries. The perspective piece by Germann and Franz articulates the challenges that need to be met in order for mHealth...

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‘Setting the framework for intelligent apps’

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Editorial | 0 comments

‘Setting the framework for intelligent apps’

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Rahul Chakrabarti, Chandrashan Mahendra Perera Co-Editors in Chief Journal MTM 3:2:1, 2014 doi:10.7309/jmtm.3.2.1 It is with great privilege that we present this second issue of the Journal for the year with a poignant publication on the framework of app development by Marvel et al. Many of our readership audience, who themselves are app developers are overtly aware of the need for closer examination of app quality over quantity. Recent reviews of apps in medical subspecialties have highlighted...

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Smartphone medical imaging: applications and future considerations

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in Editorial | 0 comments

Smartphone medical imaging: applications and future considerations

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Rahul Chakrabarti, Chandrashan Perera Journal MTM 3:1:1, 2014 doi:10.7309/jmtm.3.1.1 It is with great privilege that we welcome the third volume of the Journal with an issue that presents original research highlighting innovation and true practical advances in the role of smartphones in medical imaging. Myung et al, in their back-to-back papers in this edition offer excellent examples of the increasing role of smartphones to capture clinical images in ophthalmology. Their papers not only demonstrate...

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An Update on mHealth Regulation in the United States

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Editorial | 0 comments

An Update on mHealth Regulation in the United States

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Barbara A. Binzak Blumenfeld, PhD, JD1, William A. Garvin, JD1 1Counsels for Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC www.bipc.com Journal MTM 2:3:1–3, 2013 10.7309/jmtm.2.3.1 In a previous issue of the Journal of Mobile Technology and Medicine, we provided an overview of the regulation in the United States of mobile health (“mHealth”) and mobile medical applications (“mobile medical apps”).1 On September 25, 2013, the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released a Final Guidance for Industry and...

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The utility of mHealth in Medical Imaging

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Editorial | 0 comments

The utility of mHealth in Medical Imaging

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Chandrashan Perera 1, Rahul Chakrabarti 1,2 1Chief Editor, Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine; 2Centre for Eye Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Journal MTM 2:3:4–6, 2013 10.7309/jmtm.2.3.2 Introduction Mobile devices are uniquely positioned to make a significant contribution to medical imaging. Portability, computing power, accessibility and built in internet connectivity are well described advantages of mobile devices.1 There is a growing body of research which supports the...

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Unusual utilisation of mobile technology in medicine

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Editorial | 0 comments

Click Here to Download PDF of Article Rafsan Halim1 1Multimedia & News Editor. Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine, Australia Corresponding Author: raffy@journalmtm.com Journal MTM 2:2:1-2, 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.7309/jmtm.2.1.1 The popularity of mobile technology has grown rapidly over the last few years1 and the integration of mHealth is transitioning from a curiosity to an accepted part of health-care delivery. With the growing number of mHealth applications, systematic reviews have highlighted limitations in evidence for their...

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