EMOCHA: Mobile app helps monitor TB patients remotely

By Carmen Terlaje

Jan 10 2019

via KUAM

Image courtesy of eMocha Mobile Health

Image courtesy of eMocha Mobile Health

Mobile app helps monitor TB patients remotely

Technology makes treating tuberculosis possible at your fingertips. Public health officials report success, after the launch of a mobile app to monitor a patient's progress and virtually help treat TB.  "It's very easy for patients of any age," Chima Mbakwem, TB project manager said. 
All you need is a phone with a front facing camera to download the app Emocha, a HIPPA-compliant mobile app that's a pilot program at Guam's Department of Public Health and Social Services. 

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