Mobile Technology Can Help Patients Adhere To, Doctors Monitor TB Treatment

Fox News: How smartphones have become a powerful tuberculosis treatment tool
Rose Stuckey Kirk, Verizon vice president of global corporate social responsibility and president of the Verizon Foundation

“Mobile technology can not only improve medication adherence, it can deliver disease education, send behavioral intervention reminders, increase access to specialty care via video and remotely monitor biometrics. Yet, the current use of mobile technology in health care systems is a fraction of its potential. That is why it is so essential that this promising success of TB adherence through mobile technology be widely communicated…” (1/1).