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Volume 1, Issue 4S

The Editorial Board at the Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine is proud to present Volume 1, Issue 4S, published in December 2012.  As media partners of the mHealth Summit 2012, Journal MTM is proud to present a special edition of the Journal presenting all the conference abstracts.  We look forward to your article submissions.


Volume 1, Issue 4S Contents


WelTel Retain: A randomized controlled trial protocol of a text-messaging intervention to improve patient retention in pre-antiretroviral therapy HIV care

Mia Van Der Kop, David Ojakaa,Lennie Bazira, Lehana Thabane, Lilian Mbau, Helen Gakuruh Koki Kinagwi, Edward Mills, Carlo Marra, Richard Lester

Mobile Technology As A Promising Tool For Health Research In The Social Sciences

Marcos  Reyes-Estrada, Marinilda Rivera-Diaz,NelsonVaras-Diaz

BreathEasy: A Smartphone App to Manage Asthma in an Underserved Population

BarbaraL Massoudi, StephenRothemich

Universal Depresion Prevention via Mobile Phones

R.Whittaker, S.Merry,  K.Stasiak, H.Mc-Dowell, I.Doherty, M.Shepherd, E.Dorey, S.Ameratunga, A.Rodgers

Efficacy of IVR-Based Brief Intervention for Alcohol Problems

GailL. Rose

IN Touch: impact of and lessons learned from an mHealth intervention for overweight and obese youth

Katherine Kim, Christina Sabee, Holly Logan

Feasibility of a Virtual Exercise Coach to Promote Walking in Community-Dwelling Persons with Parkinson’s Disease

Nancy K Latham, TerryEllis, Tamara De Angelis, Katy Hendron, CathiA Thomas, MarieSaint-Hilaire, Timothy Bickmore

A Tablet Game for Risk Reduction and HIV Prevention in Adolescents

Kimberly Hieftje, Lindsay Duncan, Benjamin Sawyer, Sabrina Haskell, Lynn Fiellin

Wrist-based accelerometers successfully differentiate walking from other activities

AmyPapadopoulos, Nicolas Vivaldi, Christine Silvers

SOLVE-IT: Socially Optimized Learning in Virtual Environments: A Web-Delivered HIV Prevention 3D Game Intervention for Young At-Risk MSM

LynnCarol Miller, Paul Robert Appleby, AlexandraN Anderson, StephenJ Read, John L Christensen, StacyMarsella

NightWatch 2.0: The Role of Mobile Phones in Malaria BCC

Hannah Bowen

Using Mobile Technology to Promote Healthy Behaviors in Teens

Misbah Mohammed, Meghan Searl, Khinlei Myint-U, Joseph Kvedar, Kamal Jethwani

Utilizing mHealth Recruitment & Retention Strategies in an RCT with Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Victoria Owen, Lauren Pascarellal, Linda Herbert, Fran Cogen, Randi Streisand

Use of parent consultants in a telehealth intervention for parents of children newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes

Randi Streisand, Linda Herbert, Victoria Owen, Maureen Monaghan

Use of Booster Calls in a Behavioral Intervention for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes

Rachel Sweenie, Linda Herbert, Eleanor Macky, Clarissa Holmes, Randi Streisand

mHealth: An Effective Education Channel for Hard-to-Reach Ethnic Minority Populations in Vietnam

Le NgocHue, LuongChi Thanh, Tonvan der Velden, Le NgocBao, MarionMcNabb

Web-based Clinical Decision Support to Improve the Quality of Tobacco Use Treatment in Dental Clinics

Shelly Tseng, Jannat-Khan Hager

Tailored SMS Messaging to Increase Exercise in Cancer Survivors: A Qualitative Pilot Study

Karen Basen-Engquist, Melissa Karlsten

A Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) approach to Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) for mobile devices

Michael Bass, Maria Varela Diaz

Electronic Decision Support for Cardiovascular High-Risk Patients Management in Tibet, China

MaoyiTian, JiakeChen, LiqunXu,  HaoChen, RuilaiLi, KaWingCho, YangfendWu, LijingL Yan

Twitter + Health: The psychosocial impact of short-form text-based messages on wellbeing

Lauren Wagner

TextTB: A parallel design randomized control pilot study to evaluate acceptance and feasibility of a patient-driven mobile phone based intervention to support adherence to TB treatment

Sarah Iribarren, Christina Chirico,  Mirta Echevarrria,  Daniel Cardinali

Improving health awareness through mobile based health messages in Bangladesh

Mafruha Alam, Ananya Raihan, Atik Ahsan

Mobile phone ownership and widespread mHealth use in 168,231 women of reproductive age in rural Bangladesh

Alain B. Labrique, Shegufta S. Sikder, Sucheta Mehara, LeeWu, Rezwanul Huq, Hasmot Ali,   Parul Christian,  Keith West

The Effects of amHealth Intervention on Asthma Symptom Control in Inner-City Teens

Lola Awoyinka

A Cross-Language Mobile Resource for Accessing MEDLINE/PubMed Based on an Open- Source, Crowdsourced Controlled Medical Vocabulary for the Philippines

Raymond Francis R. Samiento, Fang Liu, Paul Fontelo

Evaluation of a SMS Medication Reminder System to Improve Medication Adherence in African Americans with Uncontrolled Hypertension

Lorraine Buis, Loren Schwiebert, Nancy Artinian, Hossein Yarandi,  Lindsey Hirzel

High Tuberculosis Treatment Adherence Obtained Using Mobile Phones for Video Directly Observed Therapy: Results of a Binational Pilot Study

Richard Garfein, Kelly Collins, Fatima Munoz, Kathleen Moser, Paris Cerecer-Callu,  Mark Sullivan, Ganz Chokalingam, Phillip Rios, Maria Luisa Zuniga,  Jose Luis Burgos, Timothy Rodwell,  Maria Gudelia Rangel, Kevin Patrick

Effect of Home Blood Glucose Telemonitoring with Self-Care Support on Glycemic Control in Pregnancy

AG Lagain, DS Feig, R Fung, I Bahinskaya, D Ng, P Picton, JA Cafazzo

Satisfying Clinical Research Guidance and Regulations for mHealth Technologies

Christopher Whalen

Smartphone-delivered mobile HIV Risk Reduction Education in Opioid Dependent Individuals

Karran APhillips, David HEpstein, Jia-LingLin, Mustapha Mezghanni, MassoudVahabzadeh, Kenzie L Preston

Evaluation of a Mobile Diabetes Self-Management Platform: A Pilot Case Study with Pediatric Users

T. Tran, K. Rudolph, PORBETA, S. Jaladi, S. Kumar, S. Kim, R. Padman

Tailored Rapid Interactive Mobile Messaging (TRIMM) for Weight Management Among Underserved Adults

Michael K. Lin, Lawrence J.Cheskin

I’ll text you if there’s a problem: How the Canadian Cancer Society used live text chat to help you g adults quit smoking

Trevorvan Mierlo

Using social networking technologies for mixed methods HIV prevention research

Sean D Young, Devan Jaganath

Are We Sure That Mobile Health Is Really Mobile?

Brie Turner-McGrievy, Deborah Tate

A Qualitative Analysis of Emergency Department Patients’ Experiences with TExT-MED, a Text-message Based mHealth Program to Improve Diabetes Management

Elizabeth Burner, Sanjay Arora,  Elena Taylor,  Michael Menchine

Prescribe Wellness Automated Digital Intervention (ADI) Effectiveness to Increase Medication Adherence

Terry Olson

Results of Communication Enhancement Used in eIMCI Decision Support for the Treatment of Children Under Five in Tanzania

Seneca Perri, Bethany Hedt, Thomas Routen, AmaniShao, ClotildeRambaud-Althaus, NdeniriaSwai, Marc Mitchell

SMS Text Messages to Monitor the Coverage during Polio Supplementary Immunization Activities in Karachi, Pakistan

Momin Kazi, Shariq Khoja, Murtaza Ali,  Asad Ali

Use of SMS text for Maternal and Child Health Surveillance in resource constrain setting

Momin Kazi, Murtaza Ali,  Anita Zaidi

We look forward to hearing from readers in the comments section, and encourage authors to submit research to be considered for publication in this peer-reviewed medical journal.

Yours Sincerely,

Editorial Board
Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine