By Carmen Terlaje
Jan 10 2019
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.