UMMS Affiliation

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Medical Subject Headings

Telemedicine; Cellular Phone; Medication Systems; Patient Compliance; Medication Adherence; HIV Infections; Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active


Biostatistics | Biotechnology | Computer Engineering | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Epidemiology | Health Services Research | Medicine and Health Sciences


The widespread adoption of cell phones and other mobile platforms represents an opportunity to extend the benefits of personalized, point-of-care, healthcare applications to providers and patients in the developing world. However, the challenges facing the effective deployment of mobile health care applications are complex, and thus require a scalable, flexible, and configurable approach. A service-oriented-architecture-based conceptual framework is proposed to address the challenges of developing and deploying mobile health care applications. A particular emphasis of the framework is a service-agent-modeling-based composite process-personalization support that is needed to support the diverse and adaptable needs of the users.

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Citation: Willig J, Sinkala M, Sadasivam RS, Albert M, Wilson L, Mugavero M, Msidi E, Brande S, Nikisi J, Stringer J, Tami I, Henostroza G, Gathibhande V, Menke J, Tanik M, Reid S. Design and Process Development for Smart Phone Medication Dosing Support System and Educational Platform in HIV/Aids-TB Programs in Zambia. Society of Design and Process Science (SDPS). Montgomery, Alabama, 2009. © 2009 Society for Design and Process Science. Link to article on publisher's website