• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 32, Pages: 1-4

Original Article

Mobile based Healthcare Application Model for Hyderabad, Pakistan


Objectives: Healthcare is one of the major issues around the world. Pakistan itself faces drastic healthcare issues due to its limited resources, lack of funds and staff. Technological services in Pakistan are on the rise especially the data service and penetration of mobile phone is extremely high in urban and rural areas. Methods/Statistical Analysis: E-Health (electronic healthcare) services have changed the era of healthcare in the world; especially the government is trying to use mobile and e-health services to overcome the problems of cost and a shortage of staff. Findings: This research proposes a pilot Mobile Health Care (M-healthcare) model for the city of Hyderabad in Pakistan. The area of focus includes health communities, health clinics, and hospital or clinic unions. Application/Improvements: The proposed model shows the specific doctor for a specific disease and his/her clinic or OPD address. In the proposed m-healthcare model will deliver the healthcare services to patients from remote areas. The m-healthcare model provides patients with information about the medical specialists for the disease or injury. M-healthcare application will saves time and reduces travel cost of patients and ensures that patient will reach their destination easily and in-time.

Keywords: m-Health, Healthcare, Electronic Health, Patient Services, Healthcare Analytics


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