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Nadim Mahmud Co-founder Research Director @nadimmahmud @medic
There is a 4.4 million global health worker shortage - WHO
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Cell phones are becoming ubiquitous </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
73% of all mobile users are in the developing world By 2012, 50% of individuals living in remote areas in the world will h...
 
 
250,000 100 2 people miles doctors
 
15
 
 
 
Text message network
 
 
 
Injury Emergency Care CHW alerts the clinic Clinic dispatches  resources Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-b...
$3,500 saved
Patient misses  appointment CHW receives alert CHW locates and  checks in with patient CHW reports  patient’s status Mahmu...
2x number  of TB patients Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-based intervention to bridge the healthcare comm...
 
Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-based intervention to bridge the healthcare communication gap in the rural...
Impact in six months: 1. Saved $3,500 in motorcycle fuel 2. Saved 2,100 staff hours 3. Doubled enrollment in Tuberculosis ...
 
FrontlineForms
 
 
 
Referrals
STOCK LEVELS Clinics upload reports for vital stock levels Reports are monitored at central office Restocking based on nee...
 
Synergy of:  mobile + (traditionally) non-mobile tech
PatientView
 
 
 
 
Photographs courtesy of Dr. Ozcan’s laboratory, UCLA and Science LUCAS Prof.  Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA MMS + Diagnostics
 
Synergy of:  mobile + social media
Haiti: 4636 Project
 
 
80,000 SMS
 
“ My name is J___ ____ my brother is working in Unicef and I live in ____ I have 2 people that is still alive under the bu...
 
Image from EFE
Graphic by Abraham Flaxman
 
Help create connected, coordinated health systems that save lives.
 
[email_address] twitter: @nadimmahmud
ndimmafuna manthwala (‘I currently need medicine’) ndimafuna mantwala ndi-ma-fun-a man-twala ndi -ma- fun -a   man - twala...
 
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Medic Mobile presentation at Columbia University, March 2011

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  1. 1. Nadim Mahmud Co-founder Research Director @nadimmahmud @medic
  2. 2. There is a 4.4 million global health worker shortage - WHO
  3. 9. <ul><li>Cell phones are becoming ubiquitous </li></ul>
  4. 14. 73% of all mobile users are in the developing world By 2012, 50% of individuals living in remote areas in the world will have mobiles The fastest growth is projected to occur in Asia and Africa
  5. 17. 250,000 100 2 people miles doctors
  6. 19. 15
  7. 23. Text message network
  8. 27. Injury Emergency Care CHW alerts the clinic Clinic dispatches resources Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-based intervention to bridge the healthcare communication gap in the rural developing world.  Technol Health Care. 2010 Jan; 18(2): 137-44. 150 patients over 6 months
  9. 28. $3,500 saved
  10. 29. Patient misses appointment CHW receives alert CHW locates and checks in with patient CHW reports patient’s status Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-based intervention to bridge the healthcare communication gap in the rural developing world.  Technol Health Care. 2010 Jan; 18(2): 137-44. 2,100 hours saved Patient Tracking
  11. 30. 2x number of TB patients Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-based intervention to bridge the healthcare communication gap in the rural developing world.  Technol Health Care. 2010 Jan; 18(2): 137-44. Symptom Monitoring
  12. 32. Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-based intervention to bridge the healthcare communication gap in the rural developing world.  Technol Health Care. 2010 Jan; 18(2): 137-44. Management
  13. 33. Impact in six months: 1. Saved $3,500 in motorcycle fuel 2. Saved 2,100 staff hours 3. Doubled enrollment in Tuberculosis treatment program Mahmud N, Rodriguez J, Nesbit J. A text message-based intervention to bridge the healthcare communication gap in the rural developing world.  Technol Health Care. 2010 Jan; 18(2): 137-44.
  14. 35. FrontlineForms
  15. 39. Referrals
  16. 40. STOCK LEVELS Clinics upload reports for vital stock levels Reports are monitored at central office Restocking based on need Stock Levels
  17. 42. Synergy of: mobile + (traditionally) non-mobile tech
  18. 43. PatientView
  19. 48. Photographs courtesy of Dr. Ozcan’s laboratory, UCLA and Science LUCAS Prof. Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA MMS + Diagnostics
  20. 50. Synergy of: mobile + social media
  21. 51. Haiti: 4636 Project
  22. 54. 80,000 SMS
  23. 56. “ My name is J___ ____ my brother is working in Unicef and I live in ____ I have 2 people that is still alive under the building still ! Send Help!”
  24. 58. Image from EFE
  25. 59. Graphic by Abraham Flaxman
  26. 61. Help create connected, coordinated health systems that save lives.
  27. 63. [email_address] twitter: @nadimmahmud
  28. 64. ndimmafuna manthwala (‘I currently need medicine’) ndimafuna mantwala ndi-ma-fun-a man-twala ndi -ma- fun -a man - twala ndi -fun man-twala (“I need medicine”) Category = “Request for aid” 1) Normalize spellings 2) Segment words 3) Identify predictors Auto-categorization – the process 1 in 5 classification errors with raw messages 1 in 20 classification error post-processing. Improves with scale.

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