Message Connect is a text-messaging based platform that allows clinicians and their practices to send customized messages to their patients, reaching them throughout their day-to-day lives.
The aim of this trial is to assess the effect of text-message reminders delivered via cell phone on adherence to sunscreen application.
The goal was to offer a program to younger women who have limited support systems in place and would truly benefit from additional reminders about healthy pregnancy.
Patients battling opioid addiction require frequent testing, weekly office visits, support services and outreach, particularly during the early stages of treatment. Text messaging may be a low cost option to extend communication and could play an important role in keeping these patients feeling connected and providing reminders for testing and visits critical to success.
Our goals were to assess the usability and satisfaction of the text message system, and measure changes in pre- and post-test scores in medication adherence, maintenance behaviors, and disease severity.
We surveyed parents of children with diabetes to identify their concerns related to their children's diabetes and assess the relationship between these concerns and parental attitudes toward a glucometer integrated into a mobile phone that could provide parents and healthcare providers with a child's real-time glucose readings via text message and a secure website.
A new text-messaging program will promote good health and nutrition, and incorporate tracking of students' daily activity using a wireless pedometer.